Addresses for Applications for Admission to Canadian Midwifery Education Programmes

(As the dates for the return of application forms may change from year to
year these dates should be confirmed with the universities).

     In Ontario there is a consortium between three universities:
     Laurentian, Sudbury; McMaster, Hamilton; Ryerson, Toronto.

    Web Sites:

Laurentian University

McMaster University Ryerson University
This is a 4 year undergraduate degree programme (no specific prior professional qualifications required) For those with a prior professional health degree there is a two year midwifery program offered at Ryerson University. Note: At McMaster University and Ryerson University the programs are in English only. At Laurentian University the program is offered in both English and French. Ontario Universities Application Centre (OUAC) 170 Research Lane, Guelph, ON N1G 5E2 (Application forms are available at the end of October. The deadline for the application forms to be returned is February 1). Qualified midwives not yet registered in Canada, but are interested in becoming registered in Newfoundland and Labrador, are advised to make inquiries at Ryerson University to find if they have the necessary pre-requisites for taking the national examination. International Midwifery Pre-Registration Program

In Quebec there is a midwifery program at Universite du Quebec a Trois Rivieres. This is a 4 year undergraduate degree programme (no specific prior professional qualifications required) Bureau du Registraire, Universite de Quebec a Trois Rivieres, CP 500, 1-800-365-0922 Trois Rivieres, E-Mail: QC, G9A 5H7
Web-Site for the niveau de diplome, premier cycle, baccalaureat en pratique sage-femme #7055: Universite de Quebec a Trois Rivieres University of British Columbia midwifery programme B54-2194 Health Services Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
University of BC

In 2011 a four year undergraduate midwifery degree program commenced in Alberta. Completed applications need to be received by March 1. Mount Royal University 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW 1-877-440-5001 Calgary, AB T3E 6K6 E-mail:
Mount Royal University

University College of the North, Kanaci Otinawawasowin (Aboriginal Midwifery), Baccalaureate (KOB) Program, Box 300, The Pas, Manitoba R9A 1M7 204-946-0440 204-772-7399 FAX University College of the North (KOB) In September 2006, Manitoba's University College of the North introduced the first degree program for aboriginal midwifery, founded on aboriginal teachings and culture, along with current methods of clinical practice. After a break the University of Manitoba and the University College of the North have revised the midwifery program. Applications have been accepted for September 2015.

In 2005 the Health Council of Canada made a recommendation to increase the numbers of First Nations, Inuit and Metis professionals in the workforce. Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal midwives collaborate to provide care to pregnant women at The Inuulitsivik Maternity Centre in Quebec,the Six Nations Maternal and Child Centre in Ontario, and the birthing centre at Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. In September 2006, a three year midwifery program for Inuit commenced at the Nunavut Arctic College, with exit points after the successful completion of each academic year. Midwifery Education Program Nunavut Arctic College Cambridge Bay, NU X0B 0C0 Six Nations Aboriginal Midwifery Training Program 1745 Chiefswood Road Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0 Nunavik Community Education Program Puvirnituq, Quebec J0M 1P0