On Thursday May 26, 2016 the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the Application for Leave to Appeal of the Federation of Traditional Chinese Medicine Associations from the decision of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
A copy of the Order of the Supreme Court of Canada can be found here.
In 2015 the College obtained an Order permanently enjoining the Federation and its related entities from holding itself out as a regulator in contravention of the Regulated Health Professions Act. The College also obtained declarations and injunctions against individuals Mr. James Yuan and Mr. Jia Li.
A copy of the decision of the Honourable Justice Mew can be found here.
The Federation and the individual’s appealed to the Court of Appeal for Ontario and the appeal was dismissed with costs.
A copy of the decision of the Court of Appeal can be found here.
The Federation then sought leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. The Federation has now exhausted all its appeal rights in respect of this matter.
The College is pleased that the Order of Justice Mew granting the declarations and injunctions has been maintained.