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

Mietkiewicz Law

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

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 is the trusted leader in global testing and assessment solutions for academic, corporate, financial services, government, healthcare, professional associations and technology markets.  It offers a comprehensive approach to advise, develop, manage and deliver programs in the industry’s most integrated technology-enabled environment across the world’s most secure testing network or through the conveniences of online testing services. The company is committed to service quality and a set of values that supports test takers worldwide who take more than seven million tests each year in more than 180 countries. For more information, please visit

Rosen Sunshine

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

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

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.

Code & Effect

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.​​

Yardstick Assessment Strategies

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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