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Office Of The Fairness Commissioner

Ministry
Labour, Training and Skills Development
URL
www.fairnesscommissioner.com
Address
OFFICE OF THE FAIRNESS COMMISSIONER, 595 BAY STREET, SUITE 1201
TORONTO
M7A2B4
Phone
(416) 325-9380
Fax
(416) 326-6081
Background
Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Compulsory Trades Act, 2006, S.O. 2006, c. 31, Part IV, s. 13 (opens a new window)
Function

The Commissioner will be responsible for assessing the registration practices of regulated professions and compulsory trades based on their obligations under the Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Compulsory Trades Act, 2006, including oversight of regular reports and audits to ensure that the registration practices of regulated professions and compulsory trades are transparent, objective, impartial and fair.

Membership

The Lieutenant Governor in Council shall appoint an individual to act as the fair registration practices commissioner and who shall be known as the Fairness Commissioner.

Qualifications

Experienced leader with ability to set strategic direction, articulate and work towards a vision and oversee implementation of plans and strategies.
•    Thorough, in-depth understanding of and demonstrated experience in interpreting and applying legislation as it pertains to assessing compliance, and making independent decisions in accordance with the principles of administrative law.
•    Relevant knowledge and understanding of the:

  • mandate of the agency and its constituting legislation, rules of practice and supporting procedures;
  • mandate, responsibilities and legislation governing Ontario’s regulatory bodies;
  • barriers facing internationally-trained applicants; and
  • best practices for improving access to regulated professions and compulsory trades.

•    Demonstrated experience leading and achieving systemic change, as well as highly developed decision-making, negotiation, dispute resolution, collaboration, relationship building and management skills.
•    High level of interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated capacity to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships.
•    Demonstrated track record in change management, including organizational transformation, and implementing initiatives.
•    Understanding of government’s agency accountability requirements, decision-making, operations and structure.
•    Commitment to the protection of the public interest and the interests of the parties within the mandate of the agency.

Term

For a fixed term of two years.

Meetings
N/A
Remuneration

Appointees to the OFFICE OF THE FAIRNESS COMMISSIONER who are members of the Ontario Public Service do not receive remuneration.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Commissioner (Full-Time) IRWIN GLASBERG
10-Aug-2020 - 09-Aug-2022
toronto
2. Commissioner (Part-Time)