Health care regulators in Ontario will be hosting a webinar on Nov. 18, about the proposed regulation of health care clinics. The webinar will be followed by a series of stakeholder consultations in six cities across the province between Nov. 23 and Dec. 9.
The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) will embark on a public consultation to seek inputs from massage therapists, patients, other health professionals and businesses on the planned establishment of a clinic regulation model.
British Columbia’s Ministry of Health has made amendments to the province’s Health Professions Act pertaining to the massage therapy profession.
Massage therapists have standards they need to be aware of. The regulated provinces have colleges that set guidelines and standards of practice that must be maintained.
April 1, 2015 – Ontario's move to regulate the field of homeopathy in a way similar to how it governs doctors and nurses, making it the first province to do so, is being greeted with skepticism from some in the medical and scientific community.
The Collège des médecins of Quebec (CMQ), the organization that regulates medical profession in the province, has expressed its support in the regulation and professional supervision of massage therapy in Quebec.
The Federation of Massage Therapy Regulatory Authorities of Canada (FOMTRAC) has announced that work is underway to refine and revalidate the Inter-Jurisdictional Practice Competencies (PC) and Performance Indicators (PI).
Regulating the massage therapy industry is spreading east across Canada.
The College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia (CMTBC) has created and posted several guides to assist registrants in updating their status and reporting registration requirements to their record on the CMTBC Online Portal.
The College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia (CMTBC) has produced a 13-minute video on the performance-based assessment (practical examination) component of the College’s registration examinations.
What is the value of regulation? It’s a question that sparks heated debate when massage therapists address this key issue.
The Massage Therapist Association of Alberta (MTAA) is engaging massage therapy practitioners across the province in a series of information sessions aimed at increasing awareness about regulation and what it means for the profession.
Massage therapy regulation across Canada is a major focus of the Canadian Massage Therapist Alliance (CMTA), and helping provincial associations in unregulated provinces achieve that goal will be the alliance’s role.
Dec. 17, 2013 — Bill 25, An Act to Incorporate the College of Massage Therapists of New Brunswick, has received royal assent on Dec. 13, effectively paving the way for regulation of the massage therapy profession in the province.
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