PARTNERS

Best in Class Partners

Our partners truly are best in class and we are immensely proud to have them as part of the CNAR community. They are trusted leaders in each of their specific fields, generously sharing their insight and expertise at our events, in our newsletter, and on-line, in support of our shared goal of achieving regulatory excellence in Canada.

 

Thank you for your continued and invaluable support of CNAR and our regulatory community.

“CNAR's creative approach to partnership allows organizations like mine to provide value to the regulatory community and engage with the right audience by providing benefits that are important to me -thus giving me the best ROI.”

Dean Benard, President & CEO, Benard & Associates

Our Partners

SeaCrest

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SeaCrest believes credentialing makes a difference to professionals and the public. We provide consulting services to organizations seeking certification program accreditation and offer services to help develop new certification and certificate programs, manage projects, conduct feasibility studies, provide governance and organizational restructuring consultation, provide program evaluation, and plan strategically for the future. SeaCrest also works with credentialing organizations to design quality management systems or improve existing quality programs.

Spire Pyschometrics

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Spire Psychometrics opened its proverbial doors in November of 2018, with the goal of providing a cost-effective and personal psychometric solutions attuned to the specific needs of the Canadian market. The slogan, “A high point for professional testing’, brings together the quality of solution and service that Spire aims to provide, an allusion to optimization/maximization that is the mathematical objective of much psychometric work, and Greg’s enduring love of the mountains and climbing. 

Mietkiewicz Law

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Mietkiewicz Law supports regulators, associations, other not-for-profits and retail and on-line operators in regulated industries to meet their objectives and legal responsibilities in a cost-effective and practical manner. It does this by providing pragmatic legal advice on regulatory compliance, governance and other corporate matters. Mietkiewicz Law represents the following types of not-for-profit and for-profit clients:

Professional regulatory bodies (both healthcare professions and non-healthcare professions) in multiple Canadian provinces; Not-for-Profit Associations representing professionals (provincial and national); Not-for-profit Associations such as social clubs and sports groups; Canadian licensing examination bodies; Healthcare providers (corporate and individual); Retail and on-line operators in regulated industries – Canadian and International

Benard & Associates

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Since 2004, Benard + Associates has provided investigation services to professional regulators in Ontario and across Canada. This leading regulatory investigation firm serves well over 50 regulatory bodies and associations, who rely on Benard + Associates to investigate hundreds of cases each year, while ensuring they are managed fairly, efficiently, and accurately. The company also provides mediation, education, and coaching services aimed resolving disputes, enhancing knowledge and skills, and supporting investigative staff. Benard + Associates laser focus on regulation has established them as the investigation experts, and a reliable and trustworthy resource to all their clients.

Prometric

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Prometric is a trusted global provider of market-leading technology-enabled test development and delivery solutions. Committed to a set of values that believes in getting the highest quality, most innovative test to the right location at the right time and to the right test taker, Prometric helps test takers worldwide to better their lives and careers by delivering more than 7 million tests each year in over 180 countries. Through innovation, workflow automation and standardization, Prometric delivers tests on behalf of more than 300 clients in the academic, financial, government, healthcare, professional association and corporate employer markets for people to become licensed physicians, architects, certified accountants and financial planners, K-12 teachers, attorneys, credentialed project managers, law enforcement officers, software engineers, graduate students and many other accredited and distinguished professionals.

Code & Effect

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Code and Effect is a software consultancy that works with professional and regulatory associations. It develops cloud-based software that matches your rules, bylaws, and regulatory requirements. Instead of an off-the-shelf association management system that you fight and work around, it guides you through our discovery process and then builds association management software to your exact specifications including: Member Databases - Custom member relationship management databases to track: demographics, activity, history, applications, discipline, continuing education, and more. Member Portals - Empower members to sign in and manage their information, submit payments, request changes to their status, and download secure files. Applications to Join - Streamline complex applicant workflows, including: submissions, references, payments, committee reviews, revisions, and approvals. Dues, Renewals, and Fees - Calculate and charge the correct dues or fees, including situations with complex statuses and changes. Have full financial reporting. Professional Development - Web-based tools to track, submit, roll forward, and audit all required annual continuing education. Association Websites - Communicate with members and the public with a professional, easy-to-update website.​​

Rosen Sunshine

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Rosen Sunshine LLP was established in 2011 as a boutique health and regulatory law firm.  Our mission is to provide our clients with strategic, practical advice and effective and creative representation with any matter entrusted to us. We aim to provide clients with the highest level of service but to meet our clients’ needs in a cost-effective manner. Our practice includes all areas of regulatory and health law advocacy and advice.  

Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc

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Steinecke Maciura LeBlanc is a leader in professional regulation. To our knowledge we are the only firm in Ontario solely dedicated to advising regulators. Our award-winning lawyers have extensive experience acting as general counsel, prosecuting counsel and independent legal counsel for numerous regulators. We provide trusted and timely advice to entities that regulate professions, trades and industries regarding their public interest mandate. Our team of professional, knowledgeable and engaging lawyers assists regulatory bodies with respect to all aspects of their work, including: registration and licensing; drafting codes of ethics, standards of practice, regulations and by-laws; assisting with investigations; and conducting discipline and fitness to practise hearings. Our lawyers regularly appear at all levels of court in Ontario.

WeirFoulds LLP

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WeirFoulds regularly acts for several professional regulatory bodies, assisting them with their mandates to serve and protect the public interest, maintain high standards among registrants and foster public confidence. We provide advice on such matters as governance, statutory compliance and interpretation, and regulations, by-laws, and policies. We routinely advise on registration matters, establishing codes of ethics and standards of practice, and investigations of complaints and reports.  We conduct discipline and fitness to practice hearings and enforcement proceedings. We also act as independent legal counsel to several regulatory bodies, assisting tribunal members in the context of hearings.

All these engagements require a sensitivity to the unique legal challenges facing regulatory bodies – a sensitivity that our lawyers have acquired through many years of experience.

Wickett Measurement Systems

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Wickett Measurement Systems serves the credentialing community, particularly in the certification and licensure space, on all matters related to credential requirements. These services span the 4 E's: examination, education, ethics, and experience. We specialize in driving major changes to established programs and in developing new credentials, bringing a wealth of skills and experience to the table to help you marshal your staff, your subject matter experts, and your stakeholders. With more than 20 years of experience in the assessment community, we understand the unique needs of credentialing programs and have the professional psychometric competence to help you achieve your program goals.

Yardstick Assessment Strategies

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At Yardstick, we ensure that professionals are qualified and ready to serve the public. We use a combination of technology, psychometric best-practice, and evidence-based research to securely assess the knowledge and abilities of millions of test-takers around the world.

Why Become a Partner?

Connect with the regulatory sector through creative and unique activations that are custom built to deliver the best results! Join this growing list of companies that recognize the value of being associated with CNAR! Our creative and holistic approach to partnership allows us to collaborate to find the best way to deliver information and value to members through organizations like yours!

 

If you are a consultant, a company supporting aspects of regulation, or a commercial provider of services for the regulatory community, two options are available for you to join the CNAR community:

  • CNAR Partner

  • Supplier

CNAR Spring Workshop, hosted by WeirFoulds

CNAR Partner was created to provide extensive engagement opportunities with the CNAR community. Benefits are like those of a CNAR member (but without voting rights). 

 

However, if you wish to simply stay in touch with the CNAR community and receive updates, you can become a CNAR “Supplier.

Partnership & Sponsorship Opportunities

Join the growing list of companies that recognize the value of being associated with CNAR! Our creative and holistic approach to sponsorship and partnership allows us to collaborate to find the best way to deliver information and value to members through organizations like yours!

 

To find out more about our partnership and sponsorship opportunities, please submit your information below.

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