The Professional System
Origin and Underlying Values
The professional system in Québec is composed of several actors and supported by laws and regulations whose main purpose is to ensure the protection of the public.
Actors of the Professional System
The professional system comprises various institutions which, based on their jurisdictions and responsibilities, play a role in overseeing Québec’s 54 regulated professions and developing and promoting the mission to protect the public.
The practice of 378,000 professionals in Québec is guided by a number of laws and regulations that prescribe obligations for professionals and the recourse available to clients.