The OBA has gone through a wealth of advocacy and lobbying the Ministry to effectively recognize professionals across Ontario, see for yourself.
Ontario barbers forced to learn women’s styling techniques
Barbers in Ontario are facing the prospect of being forced back to school to learn how to do things like highlights and perms, some of them after decades of experience cutting men’s hair….Read More
As it happens CBC – On Barber
Frank Olsynko has been a barber for 45 years. And like his father before him, he cuts men’s hair, and shaves men’s faces. But now Mr. Olysnko will have to learn to do the same for women too….Audio Link
Urban Barber Sean Gibson
Sean Gibson demonstrates the techniques used in an urban barber shop….YouTube Link
They’re not comfortable cutting African hair
All Sean Gibson wants is to walk into a barber shop and find that the barber knows how to cut his hair…..Read More
Councillor Josh Colle wants to scrap a bylaw requiring barbers to hold a provincial hairstylist certificate
Toronto Councillor Josh Colle thinks a city bylaw, which requires barbers to have a provincial hairstylist certificate, should be trimmed back……Read More
Barber cut off from setting up shop in Dryden
A local barber whose business proposal didn’t make the cut with the City of Dryden is shearing in Sioux Lookout.
Kyle Szachury feels abandoned by the city after he trained with the Ontario Barber’s Association to open a barbershop in Dryden and was denied a business license…….Read More