midwifery education in Canada, a recent and welcome development, is
legislated and authorized by the individual provinces. Canadian
programmes lead to a bachelor’s degree in health science. Following is
a list of Canadian universities that have midwifery programs currently
accepting students:

Laurentian University Midwifery Education Programme

Health Sciences Education Resource Centre

935 Ramsey Lake Road

Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6

Phone: (705)675-4822, Fax: (705)675-4830

McMaster University Health Sciences Midwifery Education Programme

c/o St. Joseph’s Hospital, Fontbonne Building, 6th floor

50 Charlton Ave. E.

Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6

For Admission enquiries, please contact: Rose Mason, Admissions Coordinator

Phone: (905)522-1155 x5273, Fax: (905)521-6014, email:

Ryerson Polytechnic University Midwifery Education Programme

416 Yonge Street, Suite 602

Toronto, ON M5B 2E7

Phone: (416)979-5104, Fax: (416)979-5271

University of British Columbia
B54-2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Tel: (604) 822-0352 Fax: (604) 822-8030