"OUR focus is YOUR eyesight"

You may have already seen the TV Commercial which has recently been released by the Manitoba Alliance of Regulated Health Professions which includes opticians. There is also a website www.mahrc.net

which provides clear navigation with easy-to-understand content, written for all Manitobans. The site features a list of alhealth regulators in the province as well as other useful information, such as the Regulated Health Professions Act .
If you have not as yet seen the TV Commercial , you can view it at http://vimeo.com/116557509The commercial was produced to appeal to adult Manitobans and will run on stations throughout the province including spots during a Winnipeg Jets game, the Grammys and other key events like evening news programs.
A print ad also appears in the Jan/Feb issue of Wave Magazine, produced by the Winnipeg Free Press in partnership with the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority the U of M Faculty of Medicine. The magazine is distributed to 35,000 homes in Winnipeg and 5,000 copies are distributed to clinics, hospitals and other health-care offices.


PEARL Award 2014 : Given to The Opticians of Manitoba

Pearl Award 2014

Heather Power, President of the Opticians of Manitoba (center) with Mavis Lewis Webber, Chair of MPLAN (left) and Carol Ellerbeck, Registrar of the Opticians of Manitoba (right).

The MPLAN PEARL Award is given for the Pursuit of Excellence in the Assessment
and Recognition of prior Learning




Important Changes Have Been Approved By the OOM Council to the Following Policies and Practice Directions


Important Changes to the Following Policies and Procedures

Student Registration – supervisors for students are now required to have been actively practising for 3 years, be in good standing and have been ...

Jurisprudence Module Now Available

Opticians to provide OOM with certificate of completion by December 15, 2017 in order to receive their licenses for 2018.

PEARL Award 2014 : Given to The Opticians of Manitoba

The Opticians of Manitoba received The MPLAN PEARL Award. This Award is given for the Pursuit of Excellence in the Assessment and Recognition of prior ...

OOM Needs Volunteers

OOM is looking for the following: Opticians and public members for Council. Please let us know if you'd like to nominate yourself or someone you ...

Bill C-313 Passes

Bill C-313 receives Royal Assent. Contact lenses considered medical devices!! The full Press Release here (PDF).


Registration and 2018 License Application

Event Date: November 01, 2017

Opticians of Manitoba Annual Meeting and Workshop on Practise Directions and Guidelines and Practise Audits

Event Date: June 10, 2018


Event Date: October 17, 2017
The Council of the Opticians of Manitoba (OOM) has now approved and published Practice Directions and Guidelines for Opticians in Manitoba in the form of ...

Last Year of 3 years (2015-2018) Maintenance Competency Cycle

Event Date: August 31, 2017
The last year of this begins on September 1, 2017 and ends on August 31, 2018. If you want to find out how many credits you ...

2018 License Renewal

Event Date: September 15, 2017
License renewal applications for 2018 will be sent to all registrants by September 15, 2017.

License of Record

Event Date: January 31, 2018
Important notice regarding License of Record Information

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