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Canadian Business College

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Canadian Business College
File:Canadian Business College Logo.png
Typeprivate, for-profit career college
Canada Ontario, Canada
CampusToronto, Scarborough, Mississauga
WebsiteOfficial Website

The Canadian Business College is a small, private, for-profit career college. The school is based in Ontario, Canada. There are three locations, located in Toronto, Scarborough and Mississauga.[1][2]


Canadian Business College was established by Mr. Mazher Jaffery who worked as the dean, president & CEO until he sold the colleges.[3]

In November 2012, Canadian Business College began operating under new ownership with John Nelson assuming the CEO position until 2017.[4]

In the past, Jaffery led Canadian Business College for twenty years as the President and CEO. During this time he was appointed by the Government of Canada to represent the business sector on the Toronto Training Board where he co-chaired the planning Committee. Jaffery was also elected as a Director for the Ontario Association of Career Colleges and chaired various committees including the Government Funding Committee, he was an outspoken about the Career Colleges need to be self regulated and championed inclusiveness of private education institutions. Jaffery also served as a Director for Social Planning Toronto, and was a representative on Municipal Affairs committee with the Toronto Board of Trade. Jaffery was appointed to represent the Toronto Education Community and helped launch Study Toronto to the International community funded by the City of Toronto.

Nelson held senior operation roles in educational institutions, including Kaplan Inc. and the American Farm School. His background includes multiple executive roles in the financial services industry and a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard University.[5] Nelson was in the executive committee at Career Colleges Ontario (CCO), serving as the board chair.[6]


Canadian Business College is registered as an eligible Post Secondary Education (PSE) Institution by the Government of Canada.[7][8] In 2011, the Law Society of Upper Canada determined the Paralegal program at Canadian Business College meets the standards and competencies for paralegal education program accreditation.[9] Canadian Business College is among a number of career colleges that offer accredited paralegal education programs in Ontario.[10]


Canadian Business College offers a range of professional training and diploma programs, including business, law, information technology, marketing, healthcare, and child care.[11][12] Qualified Canadian students can apply for financial assistance via the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) or grants through the Second Career program.[13] Students may also be eligible for scholarships, bursaries and private financing options.[13][14]

Paralegal Program[edit]

The paralegal program at Canadian Business College is accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada.[10] This one-year program consists of 46 weeks of academic studies taught by lawyers, judges, consultants, and paralegals.[15][16] It also includes 120 hours of internship.[17] Graduates are eligible to take the Law Society's paralegal licensing exam upon completing the accredited courses. The paralegal license enables graduates to represents clients and organizations to give legal advice, in addition to appearing before certain courts, boards and tribunals throughout Ontario.[15][18]

Law Clerk Program[edit]

The law clerk program is developed in partnership with The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO).[19] Students are trained to draft and deliver legal documents, letters, memos and reports. Upon graduation, students are able to write the ILCO exams for Estates, Corporate, Real Estate and Litigation law.[20]

Accounting Program[edit]

The accounting program allows students to learn the principles of fundamental accounting, payroll administration, and accounting software.[21] Graduates are eligible for membership in the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA).[22]

Business Management Program[edit]

The business management courses focus on developing business knowledge, leadership skills, and communications techniques.[23] Graduates obtain a Professional Sales Certificate (PSC) from the Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA).[24]


Over the years, Canadian Business College has been the recipient of multiple awards.[25][26] The school won the Gold Consumers Choice Award for Business Colleges in Toronto between 1997 and 2006, as well as the Consumers Choice awards for Computer Training from 2010 to 2012.[27] Canadian Business College has also won the Top Choice Award for business schools in the Greater Toronto Area for multiple years.[28][29] In November 2013, Canadian Business College won the inaugural Paralegal Cup hosted by the Ontario Paralegal Association.[30][31]


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  2. "Key Performance Indicators for Private Career Colleges". Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  3. "Canadian Company Capabilities - Complete Profile". Industry Canada. 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  4. Leclaire, Ryan (2013-01-17). "Canadian Business College Announces New Owner and CEO". Study Magazine. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  5. Ho, Karen (2013-01-17). "Canadian Business College expands Mississauga campus". Mississauga.com. Retrieved 2016-05-31 – via Metroland Media.
  6. "CCO welcomes the 2015-2016 Board of Directors". Career Colleges Ontario. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  7. "List of Eligible PSE Institutions in Canada". Government of Canada. 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
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  9. "2011 Annual Report Performance Highlights". The Law Society of Upper Canada. 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Paralegal Education Program Accreditation". The Law Society of Upper Canada. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  11. "Programs and Courses". Canadian Business College. 2016-05-31. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
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  13. 13.0 13.1 "Financial Aid". Canadian Business College. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  14. "Canadian Business College - Toronto". StudyinCanada.com. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  15. 15.0 15.1 Galeazzi, Linda (2013-11-29). "Canadian Business College Students Win Paralegal Competition". Study Magazine. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  16. "Canadian Business College Earns Top Standing in First Annual Paralegal Society of Ontario Student Moot Competition". Newswire. 2013-11-26. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
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  18. "Annual Reports" (PDF). Ontario Association of Career Colleges. 2012-05-31. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  19. "Colleges". The Institute of Law clerks of Ontario. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  20. "Law Clerk program". Canadian Business College. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  21. "Accounting & Payroll Administrator". Canadian Business College. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  22. "Certification Affiliates". The Canadian Payroll Association. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  23. "Business Management Courses". Canadian Business College. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  24. "List of Participating Schools". Canadian Professional Sales Association. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  25. "Canadian Business College - Toronto Profile". StudyinCanada.com. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  26. "Career Connections Fall 2015" (PDF). National Association of Career Colleges. Career Connections. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  27. "University Pathway Program". New Voice Language Academy. Archived from the original on 2015-02-22. Retrieved 2016-05-31. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  28. "Top Choice Award 2011 Winners". Top Choice Magazine. 2011-10-24. Archived from the original on 2016-07-01. Retrieved 2016-05-31. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  29. "Toronto 2015 Top Choice Award Winners". Top Choice Awards. 2015-03-09. Archived from the original on 2016-06-10. Retrieved 2016-05-31. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  30. "The Paralegal Cup: Program Guide 2015" (PDF). The Paralegal Cup. 2015-11-21. Retrieved 2016-05-31.
  31. "Paralegal Cup - Hosted by the Paralegal Society of Ontario and Humber College November 23rd - 24th 2013". Ontario Paralegal Association. 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2016-05-31.

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