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Regulatory Authorities

In Newfoundland and Labrador midwifery is one of the professions covered under the Health Professions Act 2010. Midwifery was recently regulated in Newfoundland and Labrador. Midwives will be regulated under the Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals, for further information contact


209 Blackmarsh Road, 

St. John’s, NL, 

A1E 1T1.



Within Newfoundland and Labrador midwives, in order to complete registration with NLCHP, Midwives must become members of the Association of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador. This will enable them to receive Professional Liabiltiy Insurance, a requirement for registration. Registration with NLCHP means midwives will become part of the College of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador Website CMNL and 

For Information Regarding Midwifery Licensure in other Canadian Jurisdictions Contact the Appropriate Address Given Below:

The Canadian Midwifery Regulators Council (CMRC) is a network of midwifery regulatory authorities from Canadian provinces and territories where midwifery is regulated. The midwifery regulatory authorities are mandated through provincial or territorial legislation to ensure the protection of the public in their respective jursidictions. As such, regulators establish, monitor, and enforce midwifery registration requirements and competency standards for practice in their respective province or territory.

For information regarding midwifery bridging programs for qualified midwives educated outside of Canada see the CMRC web page. Web Site CMRC and Becoming a Midwife in Canada.


College of Midwives of British Columbia
Suite 210 (604) 742-2230
1682 West 7th Avenue,
Vancouver, BC (604) 730-8908 FAX
V6H 3N1
E-mail information@cmbc.bc.ca
Web Site CMBC

College of Midwives of Alberta,
215, 1935 32 Avenue NE, (403) 474-3999
Calgary, AB (403) 474-3990 FAX
T2E 7C8
E-mail: info@college-midwives-ab.ca
Web Site CMA

Saskatchewan College of Midwives,
1st floor, TC Douglas Building,
3475 Albert Street, (306) 787-1874
Regina, SK (306) 787-0890 FAX
S4S 6X6
E-mail: registrar@saskmidwives.ca
Web Site SCM

College of Midwives of Manitoba,
(204) 783-4520
235-500 Portage Avenue,
Winnipeg, MB
E-mail: admin@midwives.mb.ca
R3C 3X1
Web Site CMM

College of Midwives of Ontario
55 St. Clair Avenue West (416) 327-0874
Suite 812, Box 27, (416) 327-8219 FAX
Toronto, ON
M4V 2Y7
Email: admin@cmo.on.ca
Web Site CMO

Midwifery Council of New Brunswick

Conseil de l'Ordre des Sages-Femmes du Nouveau-Brunswick

PO Box 20315

Fredericton, NB E3B 0N7

Tel: 506.300-0225 

Ordre des Sages-Femmes du Quebec,
204 rue Notre Dame Ouest, Bureau 400,
Montreal, Quebec (514) 286 1313
H2Y 1T3 (514) 286-0008 FAX
Email: ordresagesfemmes@osfq.org
Web Site OSFQ

Midwifery Regulatory Council of Nova Scotia
1690 Hollis Street, (902) 424-3218
PO Box 488, Halifax, NS (902) 424-0730 FAX
B3L 4H9
Email: Anne.Jackman@gov.ns.ca
Web Site MRCNS

Northwest Territories
Health and Social Services, Government of the NWT,
8th floor, Centre Square Tower, 5022-49 Street, Box 1320,
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2L9
Web Site HSS