As reported in the spring 2015 edition of
On the Record, the College is participating in a multi-College initiative to explore the regulation of clinics in this province.
At its June 18, 2015 meeting, Council confirmed its commitment to the initiative to propose new legislation for clinic regulation and begin consultation with stakeholders on the preliminary model.
We will continue to provide updates about this initiative through our publications and
www.coto.org. If you wish to be added to a dedicated clinic regulation distribution list, please send an email to
Professional Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect
In an effort to increase professional awareness and knowledge with respect to the duty to report child abuse and neglect as set out in the
Child and Family Services Act, 1990 (CFSA), the Ministry of Children and Youth Services has asked health regulatory Colleges to share the following information with registrants:
Child and Family Services Act, 1990 (CFSA) recognizes that the public, including professionals who work with children, must promptly report any suspicions that a child is or may be in need of protection directly to a children's aid society. This is referred to as one's "duty to report".