Recent News

Recent News Canadian Optical Buying Group

  • An Update from The Optical Group
  • TOG Business Enrichment Grant 2021
  • Optical Group News April 24, 2019
  • Optical Group News June 19, 2016
  • Partnership with Opticians Association of Canada
  • Optical Group News January 12, 2016

The Optical Group has been supporting Independent Eye Care Professionals across Canada for over thirty years. Our members benefit from industry leading customer service, a large vendor network, a variety of services, private labels and more. We are continually seeking out new programs, services, and opportunities to support both our members and vendor partners.

Therefore, we are pleased to announce that the optical Group has entered into a partnership with New Look Vision Group to broaden its product, services and financial base. The dedicated and talented team supporting our members, vendors and partners remains in Whitby (ON). We will now have a greater access to resources, technologies, and products to continue driving value and promote development.

We want to take this opportunity to thank our valued Members and Partners for putting their trust in us, we come to work for you every day, and we are excited to continue our tradition of success. Our commitment to supporting Independent Eye Care across Canada continues.

Ruth Priebe Director of Operations, and the entire Optical Group Team.

August 6, 2021

Industry trusted, The Optical Group (TOG) has been supporting Independent Canadian Eye Care Professionals for more than 30 years. Our Vision is to continue to provide Canadian Independent ECP’s with exceptional customer service and support. We are constantly looking for new programs and partners to benefit our members, thus the introduction of the Business Enrichment Grant initiative. We are here to support our members and their businesses.

The Optical Group (TOG), in collaboration with the Opticians Association of Canada (OAC), is offering a three-year Business Enrichment Grant for one Independent Optician and one student in their employ. This Grant will cover the four (4) semester Eyeglasses Program, the two (2) semester Contact Lens Program, and associated application fees, tuition fees and text books for one student employed by the Optician.

For more information: CLICK HERE

For the application: CLICK HERE

April 24, 2019

Canadian Optical Buying Group

Optical Group News 2019

Optical Group Member Exclusive Education Platform is now live please visit

June 19, 2016

Online Audit-The Optical Group is doing a FREE online audit for members call or email

The Optical Group will be offering new customizable Digital Marketing packages that include…login to view the right package for your store

The Optical Group will be offering new customizable Digital Marketing packages that include Website design, Facebook and Twitter. Stay competitive and attract new customers with the always evolving new age of media! More details to follow August 1st, 2016. Look for it on our website or in our newsletter.

March 28, 2016

Optical Group News

Again this year, 2016, The Optical Group is pleased to announce that we are the recommended buying group of the Opticians Association of Canada.

January 12, 2016

We are on the move again!!

Effective January 19th,2017 our new location will be 300-213 Byron Street South Whitby Ontario

Our new local phone number will be 905-430-1117

Our new local fax will be 905-430-1129

If you call and we are not available please leave a message and we will return your call