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The College of Midwives of Ontario was established with the proclamation of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991  (RHPA) and the Midwifery Act, 1991 on December 31, 1993 to govern midwifery. The mandate of the College is to regulate the profession of midwifery in accordance with the RHPA. The College’s primary obligation to the public is to ensure that members of the profession are qualified, skilled, and competent in the area in which they practise.


Registration Renewal, APR & QAP Reporting

All midwives are required to be up-to-date with their registration, Active Practice Reports, and Quality Assurance Program (QAP) Requirements.  The period for renewal and for submitting reports starts today, August 1, and continues to October 1, 2018. Please see our webpage for detailed information on how to renew your registration, submit Active Practice Reports, and meet […]

July 2018 On Call Newsletter

We are pleased to share our July 2018 edition of our On Call Newsletter. This edition covers Council decisions around the Fee & Remuneration By-law and General By-law, shares information about open public consultations, changes to the College’s Sexual Abuse Prevention Policy, impacts of Bill 87, and responds to questions about the revised Second Birth […]

Message from the President

Note: This article was originally posted in our  July 2018 newsletter, and has not been updated. Dear midwives, stakeholders, and members of the public, At the College of Midwives of Ontario, we take our mandate of regulating midwifery in the public interest very seriously. Clients and Ontario families are at the core of all of the work […]

Message from the Registrar

Note: This article was originally posted in our  July 2018 newsletter, and has not been updated. On June 1, 2018,  the Professional Standards came into effect, and the requirement for two midwives at a birth was  replaced by the requirement of either two midwives or one midwife and a second birth attendant. For this reason, we revised […]

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