Category Archives: Registration and Fitness

Labour mobility and equivalent registration classes

To obtain a certificate of registration through interprovincial mobility provisions, an applicant must have an equivalent licence in another jurisdiction, and be deemed fit to practice. The Ontario HPARB decided an “inactive” license in Saskatchewan was not equivalent to a…

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Registration: Insight into past misconduct and good character

Most if not all self-regulated professions require members to have good character. Applicants need not be free of mistakes, but if they have acted egregiously, a committee may scrutinize their character. An applicant who commits a crime or engages in…

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2012 Professional Regulatory Round-Up

Since professional regulatory bodies are creatures of statute, one might mistakenly think that all their duties are expressed within the four corners of their enabling statutes. 2012 was, however, a year when courts emphasized in various contexts the need for…

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