Series - Regulation of professions and occupations records

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Regulation of professions and occupations records

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    • 1942-2004, predominant 1980-2004 (Creation)

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    42.30 m of textual records

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    Administrative history

    The Professions and Occupations Bureau was established in 1985 when responsibility for regulating provincial professional organizations and occupations was transferred from the Ministry of Education to the Ministry of the Solicitor General. The Bureau disbanded with the Ministry of Solicitor General in 1992, with the regulatory activities function becoming a division within the Ministry of Labour.

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    Professions and Occupations was established in 1992. It disbanded with the Ministry in 1999.

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    Scope and content

    The series consists of records related to the regulation and oversight of various provincial professions and occupations. The files include those created by several government-appointed independent regulatory boards as well as government branches responsible for professional regulation whose records were subsequently consolidated into a single filing system for all regulatory activities.

    The records include correspondence, reports, minutes of meetings, agendas, background research into and histories of specific disciplines, drafts and copies of legislation, questionnaires, ministerial orders, orders-in-council, and other records related to liaison with and oversight of health-related and other professions and occupations. Those professions and occupations include:

    • accountants
    • acupuncturists
    • agrologists
    • appraisers
    • architects
    • assessors
    • athletic therapists
    • chiropodists
    • chiropractors
    • laboratory and x-ray technicians
    • dental mechanics
    • dental technicians
    • dental hygienists
    • dental assistants
    • dieticians
    • electroencephalograph technologists
    • emergency medical technicians
    • engineering technologists
    • engineers / geologists / geophysicists
    • foresters
    • funeral directors / embalmers
    • health records administrators
    • hearing aid practitioners
    • herbalists
    • home economists
    • homeopathic practitioners
    • interior designers
    • landscape architects
    • lawyers
    • licensed practical nurses
    • local government managers
    • massage therapists
    • medical lab technologists
    • medical doctors
    • medical radiation technologists
    • mental deficiency nurses / psychiatric nurses
    • midwives
    • naturopaths
    • nurses
    • occupational therapists
    • ophthalmic dispensers
    • optometrists
    • orthomolecular consultants
    • orthopedic technologists
    • orthotists / prosthetists
    • pharmacists
    • physical therapists
    • planners
    • podiatrists
    • professional biologists
    • psychologists
    • purchasers
    • rehabilitation practitioners
    • respiratory therapists
    • school business officials
    • shorthand reporters
    • social workers
    • teachers, and
    • veterinarians.

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    The records were acquired through records schedules 1991/063 and 1993/021.


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        Subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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        Subject to the Copyright Act. Permission for use required.

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        File lists are available.

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        Further accruals are expected.

        General note

        Includes all or parts of accessions GR1991.0472, GR1991.0473, GR1991.0474, GR1997.0235, GR2001.0973, GR2001.1053, GR2009.0179, GR2009.0287, GR2009.0729, GR2012.0875, GR2012.0879, GR2013.0045, GR2013.1064, GR2013.1065, GR2014.1129, GR2014.1131, GR2014.1133, and GR2014.1666.

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            The scope and content is based on an review of the records and a file list in records schedule file 1993/021.

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