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OEBC Enhances Its Entry-to-Practice Exam

December 22, 2021 To ensure its entry-to-practice examination represents the essential elements for safe and effective patient care and health care in Canada, OEBC is

University of Waterloo COVID-19 Screening

All persons (staff, candidates, examiners) entering the University of Waterloo on October 17th, 2021 to challenge the OSCE, must complete the vaccination requirements and campus

NEW – COVID FAQ’s update for July 11th, 2021

The Ontario government supports OEBC’s role of assessing the qualifications and competence of candidates for licensing by provincial optometric regulatory authorities in the interest of

*Spring 2021 OSCE Announcement*

OSCE Deferred to July 11th, 2021 The health and safety of our candidates, volunteers, and exam personnel is of paramount importance to us. OEBC has

Ontario Stay-at-Home Order

In light of the new Ontario restrictions, we have confirmed that OEBC is able to proceed with the scheduled spring date, however, we are aware

Volunteers! OEBC needs volunteer OD’s

To sign-up, please email OEBC at to request the portal link — then complete forms and acknowledgements — and you will be ready to participate!

OEBC Exam Study Guide now Available

March 4, 2021 OEBC Exam Study Guide provides insights that may help you sit for the next administration of the OEBC exam and become a

OEBC COVID-19 Spring Administration Update

February 10, 2021 As we are heading into another administration during these unprecedented times, we would like to reach out and share some information: OEBC

OEBC Celebrates 25 Years!

Everyone at OEBC is thrilled to be able to celebrate our 25th year anniversary milestone! We welcome you to join us in our celebrations by

US Townhall – Testing Pods Concept

OEBC recently held a town hall meeting on June 23, 2020 regarding our testing pod concept. We developed this new approach, as survey respondents indicated