Only members of a health regulatory college are subject to the statutory requirements outlined in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA), including the requirements to participate in the complaints and discipline processes, to participate in the quality assurance program, and to maintain appropriate liability insurance.
Only a member of CCO can:
All members of CCO can be found on the public register. If someone is not listed on the CCO public register, they are not licensed as a chiropractor in Ontario.
CCO may prosecute individuals for holding themselves out as persons being qualified to engage in chiropractic practice, using the “doctor” title, performing any controlled acts set out in section 4 of the Chiropractic Act and subsection 27(2) of the Regulated Health Professions Act or performing other acts authorized to members of CCO.
The following are court orders obtained by CCO against such individuals:
Shahin (Shawn) Pourgol