Federal labour mobility legislation includes provisions that make registering in a regulated jurisdiction easier if one is currently registered in another Canadian jurisdiction (province).

Under this legislation, an SLP or audiologist who is registered in a regulated jurisdiction in Canada may apply for registration in the same occupation in another regulated jurisdiction, without any requirement for any additional training, experience, examinations, or assessments as part of the application process. Only practitioners with the equivalent of a valid practice permit from the original province are eligible to apply for registration under labour mobility.

Currently, registration is mandatory requirement in all Canadian provinces. The SLP and audiology professions are not regulated in the three territories. In order to register labour mobility applicants for registration with ACSLPA, the College may ask the applicant to provide:

  • proof of good standing with the applicant’s current registering body;
  • proof of good character;
  • a statement identifying any restrictions, limitations, or conditions imposed by the current registering body;
  • disciplinary history from current or past registering bodies;
  • proof of knowledge of matters in Alberta (i.e., completion of the ACSLPA jurisprudence training modules);
  • criminal or vulnerable sector checks;
  • proof of language proficiency; and
  • additional administrative information (e.g., proof of identity, professional liability insurance information, application fees, declarations of truth, etc.).