Office of the Fairness Commissioner

The Office of the Fairness Commissioner (French: Bureau du commissaire à l’équité) is an arm's length Crown agency of the Government of Ontario that is responsible for ensuring that Ontarians with professional credentials from foreign countries can have fair access to regulated professions and trades in Ontario.[1]

Office of the Fairness Commissioner
Bureau du commissaire à l’équité
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Agency overview
Formed2007 (2007)
TypeCrown agency
JurisdictionGovernment of Ontario
Headquarters180 Dundas Street West, Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario
Key document
  • Fair Access to Regulated Professions Act
Websitefairnesscommissioner.ca

The office is independent of the regulated professions and the government. It was created by the Fair Access to Regulated Professions Act, which came into effect on 1 March 2007.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Mandate". About Us. Office of the Fairness Commissioner. Archived from the original on 18 April 2016. Retrieved 9 June 2016.
  2. ^ Keung, Nicholas (March 22, 2015). "Jean Augustine, Ontario's fairness commissioner, retires at 77". Toronto Star. Retrieved June 9, 2016.

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