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District 2
License Date:   N/A
FCLB Member:   Yes
License Verification:   
Regulatory Language:   
The Federation does not provide interpretation of the scope of practice laws or rules of any chiropractic licensing authority, nor can we provide specific details regarding licensing requirements. The educational and testing requirements for each State or Province set forth in this Directory are intended as a general guide. It is strongly recommended that anyone interested in becoming licensed in a particular State or Province contact the Board office or the Secretary of the respective board to secure current and complete details before matriculating in any school.


(Contact Province for precise definition by provincial law)
The practice of chiropractic is the assessment of conditions related to the spine, nervous system and joints and the diagnosis, prevention and treatment, primarily by adjustment, of, (a) dysfunctions or disorders arising from the structures or functions of the spine and the effects of those dysfunctions or disorders on the nervous system; and (b) dysfunctions or disorders arising from the structures or functions of the joints.

Board Notes

Please send all correspondence through College office.

Contact Info

Board Administrator:    Jo-Ann P. Willson, LL.B. | Registrar and General Counsel
Legal Advisor:    |
Support Staff:    Madeline Cheng | Registration Coordinator
Additional Support Staff:   
Email Address:
Phone:    (416) 922-6355
Phone Extension:   
Fax:    (416) 925-9610
Fax For Application:   No
Street Address:   130 Bloor Street West, Suite 902
Street Address Cont:   
City:   Toronto
State:   Ontario
Zipcode:    M5S 1N5
Time Zone:   Eastern

Application Info

Required Licenses:   Certificate of Registration under the Chiropractic Act, Province of Ontario
Application Deadline:   Please see website
Application Fee:   $50
Application Notes:   All fees in Canadian Dollars
Term:   Annual
Term Notes:   January 1st
Jurisprudence Exam Dates:   Please see website
Exam Fee:   $180
Exam Fee Notes:   All fees in Canadian Dollars
Initial License Fee:   $325
Initial License Fee Notes:   All fees in Canadian Dollars
License Renewal Fee:    $1,050
Criminal Background Check:   No
Criminal Background Check Notes:   
Fingerprinting:   No
Fingerprinting Notes:   

Education Info

Minimum Years Pre Professional Education:   0
Bachelor Degree Required:   No
Accreditation For Chiropractic Programs:    Fully accredited CCE - Canada and CCE - U.S.
Accreditation Notes:   
Special Requirements For Graduates Of Foreign Colleges:   Schools with CCE Reciprocal Agreement accepted.

Student Practice Info

May Sit for Board Exam Prior To Graduation:   No
Supervised Practice:   None
Supervised Practice Required:   No
Supervised Practice Notes:   

Examinations Info

Exams Administered By State:
CCEB conducts clinical competency OSCE exam and diagnostic imaging exam / CCO conducts legislation and ethics exam
NBCE Part 1:   Not Accepted
NBCE Part 2:   Not Accepted
NBCE Part 3:   Not Accepted
NBCE Part 4:   Not Accepted
NBCE Physiotheraphy:   Not Accepted
NBCE Acupuncture:   Not Accepted
NBCE Spec:   Not Accepted
SPEC Notes:   Reciprocity/Endorsement: Not planning to use Reinstatement Lapsed License: Not planning to use Disciplinary Cases: Not planning to use Impairment Review: Not planning to use

Certifications Info

Optional Certifications:
Physiotherapy Termed:   Modalities, adjunctive therapy
Physiotherapy Certification:   Information not Available
Physiotherapy Education:   None
Physiotherapy Exam:   None
Physiotherapy Fee:   None
Board Regulates Specialty Council Certification:   Yes

License Portability Info

Condition For Reciprocity Endorsement:    No automatic reciprocity. All applicants must satisfy the requirements of the registration regulation. Board will likely be a signatory to the Mutual Recognition Agreement.
Board Permits And Authorizes Travel To Treat:   No
Board Permits And Authorizes Telemedicine Practices:   No

Additional Info

Licensees Required To Carry Malpractice Insurance:   Yes
Malpractice Notes:    $1 million per incident and maximum $3 million. Doctors can incorporate in Ontario. Peer Review: Peer assessments, including x-ray peer review, is a component of CCO’s Quality Assurance Program. CCO has direct authority in the legislation.
Peer Review:   No
Legally Accepted Terms for Chiropractor:    (in addition to Doctor of Chiropractic, D.C., Chiropractor, Chiropractic Doctor): Terms listed
Chiropractors Defined As Primary Care Physicians:   Yes

Chiropractic Therapy Assistants Info

Regulated:   No

Continuing Education Info

Required Hours Per Year:   Self directed CE
Distance Hours Allowed Per Year:   None
Required Subjects:   Requires sexual boundaries training: Included in the Legislation and Ethics exam Requires AIDS awareness/risk prevention training: No Other specific CE training required: Participation in QA program mandatory - CCO has direct authority in the legislation.
Additional Requirements And Information For CE:   Program Criteria: None Accepts uniform continuing education form: Has not bee adapted for Canadian use at this time
Additional CE Information:   
Additional Accepts PACE:   Does not accept PACE

Regulatory Board Board Members

Peter Amlinger, D.C.
Dennis Mizel, D.C.
Vice President
Robbie Berman, D.C.
Board Member
James Laws. D.C.
Board Member
Bryan Wolfe, D.C.
Board Member
Brian Gleberzon, D.C.
Board Member
Gauri Shankar, D.C.
Board Member
Clifford Hardick, D.C.
Board Member
Pat Tavares, D.C.
Board Member
Ms. Christina Depario
Public Member
Mr. Robert MacKay
Mme. Lise Marin
Public Member
Ms. Judith McCutcheon
Public Member
Mr. Martin Ward
Public Member
Mr. Shakll Akhter
Public Member
Mr. Scott Sawler
Public Member

Statistical Info

Current As Of Date:   12
Active Licenses:   4,244
Inactive Licenses:   165
New Licenses:   205
Resident Licenses:   4,199
Retired Licenses:   
Other Status Licenses:   
Chiropractic Assistants:   
Statistical Notes: