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November 20, 2023 - News

Join the December 2023 Board Meeting on Youtube!

Join the Board of Directors meeting on Youtube.

October 26, 2023 - News

Apply to Become an Appointed Member at the COO!

The COO is looking for registered opticians to serve on its committees as Appointed Committee Members.

October 25, 2023 - News

Phone Service Disruption

The COO is currently experiencing a disruption to our phone service. We apologize for the inconvenience and are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

October 16, 2023 - News

Important update about Refraction and Refraction Designations

An important decision was made by the COO’s Board on October 2, 2023 about the practice of refraction by registered opticians in Ontario.

September 21, 2023 - News

Join the Board of Directors Meeting on YouTube on October 2, 2023

We invite you to join the next Board of Directors meeting on YouTube. Details below: October 2, 2023 on YouTube 

September 11, 2023 - News

District 1 Supplemental Nomination Period, 2023 Elections

We are announcing a supplemental nomination period to give potential candidates from District 1 who were unable to submit a nomination during the initial window another opportunity to participate. Nominations for opticians in District 1, will be accepted until Monday, September 18, 2023 at 1:00 pm.

August 30, 2023 - News

Elections 2023 District 8 (Central) Supplemental Nomination Period

As of the nomination deadline, August 28, 2023 at noon, no nominations were received for opticians in District 8 (Central). The supplemental nomination will be open until Monday, September 11, 2023 at 1:00 pm.

August 28, 2023 - News

Peer and Practice Assessment Tools Development - Call For Volunteers

The College of Opticians of Ontario is joining forces with Rigor to enhance our Peer and Practice Assessment (PPA) tools. Rigor brings its expertise in professional self-regulation and QA research, and together we're working to streamline the assessment process.

August 23, 2023 - News

Reminder: Nominations for Elections Close August 28 at Noon!

In October 2023, registered opticians will elect registrants in District 1 ( Southern), District 5 (Toronto), and District 8 (Central) to serve as members of the College of Opticians of Ontario’s board of directors from January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2026. 

August 16, 2023 - News

Elections Information Session, Friday August 18, 2023

Interested in getting more involed in the governance of your profession? We are looking for Board Members in District 1 ( Southern), District 5 (Toronto), and District 8 (Central).

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