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Public Consultation on Bylaws
The College invites feedback from stakeholders on proposed changes that would:
1) add a new fee to Bylaw 19.03 to cover the cost to determine eligibility to register through the review of education and training background of individuals who have not completed a program in homeopathy recognized by the College of Homeopaths of Ontario, and
2) lower the aggregate amount of professional liability insurance required.
If you have questions about these changes, please contact Janet Blanchard, Senior Manager, Quality Assurance, Patient Relations, and Communications at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 416-862-4775 or 1-844-862-4780.
Consultation Closing Date: February 10, 2017
Public appointees named to College Council
In December 2015, the Ontario government named six public appointees to the College's governing Council. In addition to returning members Eden Gajraj and Kelly Warren, the appointments include:
More information about public Council members can be found here.
CHO Registrants elect professional members of inaugural College Council
Between August 10 and 13, registrants of the College elected seven professional members to the first College Council. Twenty-four individuals were nominated for seats in six districts. Those elected will be joined by a number of public members to be appointed by the Ontario Government. Newly elected professional members of Council include:
CHO secures Canada Revenue Agency recognition of homeopaths as authorized practitioners for the purpose of claiming medical expensesThe regulation of homeopathy in Ontario provides a number of benefits to the patients of registered homeopaths. Among these is the opportunity to claim services provided by homeopaths as authorized medical expenses.
The College acted quickly after proclamation to apply to have the profession added to CRA's list of authorized medical practitioners. The CHO was notified recently that the application had been approved, and homeopathy is now listed on the CRA's website.
It's official: The Homeopathy Act, 2007
was proclaimed on
Download the College's News Release here:
This momentous event represents the culmination of years spent developing a framework for the self-regulation of homeopathy. Accountability and public protection go hand in hand. It marks the beginning of a new phase for both the public and the profession.
College of Homeopaths of Ontario