History

The Quebec Kinesiologist Federation has more than 30 years of history!

1988

On May 14, 1988, the founding assembly of the Provincial Federation of Kinesiologists was held as a professional association at the Quebec level.

1989

Change of name: from Provincial Federation of Kinesiologists to Provincial Association of Kinesiologists.

1995

Change of name: from Provincial Association of Kinesiologists to Federation of Physical Educators of Quebec.

1996

First constitutional demand for a professional order to the Office des professions from four professional federations  (FEEPEQ – FEEPKQ – FEEPEQ – FEEPRQ) with a reserved professional title.

1999

Change of name: from Federation of physical educators of Quebec to Quebec Kinesiologist Federation to distinguish themselves from the term professional physical educator.

2000

The new address of the head office now located at the CEPSUM of the University of Montreal after more than 12 years with a postal box and address in Trois-Rivières (the city in which the founding congress took place in May 1988).

2003

Resolution establishing the successful completion of a professional examination for anyone wishing to become an accredited member.

2004

Filing of the second application for incorporation in professional order at the Office des professions by four requesting professional federations (FEEPEQ - FKQ - FEEPEQ - FEEPRQ) requesting two reserved professional titles (kinesiologists and educators).

2006

Publication of the directory of kinesiologists accredited members intended for the population and professionals of Quebec wishing to obtain kinesiology services in each region of the province.

2009

The first meeting of the National Council of Kinesiology composed of members of the Federation and a representative of each university program of bachelor degree in kinesiology and whose purpose is to improve communication and consultation between the Federation and universities.

2013

The Federation files an application for a professional order at the Office des professions du Québec.

2015

The Office des professions du Québec recognizes the prejudism level of kinesiology acts and moves on to stage two of the analysis process.

2016

The analysis of our application is underway by the Office des professions du Québec. 3 addendas are filed since 2013.

2018

On May 14, the QKF celebrates its 30th anniversary.

2019

The QKF has been working for more than 22 years to obtain a professional order. Here is the evolution of the ongoing request.