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The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO) is the governing body established by the government of Ontario, under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006.

Our Mandate

To regulate the profession in the public interest.

Our Vision

To inspire confidence and trust in the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine.

The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario (CTCMPAO) governs the practice of traditional Chinese Medicine in Ontario in the public interest.Continue reading ...

The Registrar is the Chief Administrative/Executive Officer of the College reporting to the Council and the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.Continue reading ...

The Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA), which was proclaimed on December 31, 1993, provided provides a common framework for the regulation of Ontario’s regulated health professions. Under the provisions of the RHPA, the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care may refer matters pertaining to the regulation of health professionals to the Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council (HPRAC) for its review and recommendations. Continue reading ...