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Council Highlights

July 18, 2018

Note: This article was originally posted in our  July 2018 newsletter, and has not been updated.

Our Council meetings are open to members and the public. If any of these highlights from the June Council meeting, held June 13th interest you, you can click here to read more in the meeting materials.

Approved Changes to the Register By-law

At its March meeting, Council discussed changes to the Register portion of the College’s General By-law. The main focus of the by-law changes were to bring our register in line with new legislation, and you can read more about all of the changes here. Council launched a 60 day open consultation period on these changes, and did not receive any comments. Council passed the changes to the General By-law as proposed at its June meeting. Council also discussed further changes to the General By-law at its June meeting, and you can read more about the new proposal on page 7 of this newsletter and give your comments on our website here.

Quarter Four Financial Statements

Council approved the College’s Quarter Four financial statements, which cover January 1 2018 through to March 31 2018. The College under spent against its budget in this final quarter of our fiscal year.

Facility Standards & CPP for Birth Centres

The Facility Standards & Clinical Practice Parameters for Midwife-Led Birth Centres set minimum standards for all midwife-led birth centres and serves as the basis for College assessments conducted on behalf of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.

Council approved revisions to the College’s Facility Standards & Clinical Practice Parameters for Midwife-Led Birth Centres. The revised standards and clinical practice parameters (CPP) will be effective January 2019.

You can read the Facility Standards & Clinical Practice Parameters for Midwife-Led Birth Centres that comes into effect in January 2019 here.

Council notes

Information on other important Council decisions can be found throughout this newsletter.

Amendments to the Fees & Remuneration By-law, found on page 6

New Consultation on the General By-law , found on page 7

Elimination of the APA Type 1 program, found on  page 9

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