Mailing Address
Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
56 Wellesley St W.,
12th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5S 2S3

Telephone and Facsimile
Toll-Free: 1-888-377-7746
Telephone: 416-326-1550.
Fax: 416-327-8897


Gwen Gignac, Executive Coordinator

Gwen has over fifteen years of experience regarding health professional regulation with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.  She has worked extensively with health regulatory colleges providing policy advice on proposed regulations under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and its associated health profession specific Acts. She has developed and administered funding programs such as the Interprofessional Care/Education Fund and worked collaboratively with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities on issues of interprofessional care and education.  Gwen holds a BA from York University in Conservation and Environmental Studies and a post-diploma certificate in Regulatory Law Administration from Seneca College.

Stirling Lafrance, Secretariat

Stirling Lafrance has been with the MOHLTC since 2009.  Most recently Stirling has worked on developing regulations which govern regulated health professionals in OntarioBefore this he was a member of the team that developed the Excellent Care for All Act, 2010.  Stirling has an undergraduate degree in Sociology and Politics with an Emphasis in Law and Policy as well as a Master's degree in Social and Political Thought.  As a Master's student Stirling's research interests were: the pharmaceutical industry, long term care workers and workplaces and obesity in the North American context.

Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council

56 Wellesley St. W., 12th Floor
Toronto, Ontario M5S 2S3

Telephone:  416-326-1550 or 1-888-377-7746
Fax: 416-326-1549