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Regulatory Bodies

In British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia, all categories of nurses are regulated by a single college. In all other provinces and territories, each nursing category has its own regulatory body.

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Registered nurses, nurse practitioners, licensed practical nurses and registered psychiatric nurses:
British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals

ALBERTA

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta

Licensed practical nurses:
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Alberta

Registered psychiatric nurses:
College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Alberta

SASKATCHEWAN

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association

Licensed practical nurses:
Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses

Registered psychiatric nurses:
Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan

MANITOBA

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba

Licensed practical nurses:
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Manitoba

Registered psychiatric nurses:
College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of Manitoba

ONTARIO

Registered nurses, nurse practitioners and registered practical nurses:
College of Nurses of Ontario

QUÉBEC

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec

Licensed practical nurses:
Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers auxiliaires du Québec

NEW BRUNSWICK

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
Nurses Association of New Brunswick

Licensed practical nurses:
Association of New Brunswick Licensed Practical Nurses

NOVA SCOTIA

Registered nurses, nurse practitioners and licensed practical nurses:
Nova Scotia College of Nursing

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
College of Registered Nurses of Prince Edward Island

Licensed practical nurses:
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Prince Edward Island

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
College of Registered Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador

Licensed practical nurses:
College of Licensed Practical Nurses of Newfoundland and Labrador

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Licensed practical nurses:
Government of Northwest Territories, Registrar, Professional Licensing, Health and Social Services

NUNAVUT

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
Registered Nurses Association of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut

Licensed practical nurses:
Government of Nunavut, Department of Health

YUKON

Registered nurses and nurse practitioners:
Yukon Registered Nurses Association

Licensed practical nurses and registered psychiatric nurses:
Government of Yukon, Yukon Department of Community Services