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College of Chiropractors of Ontario

College of Chiropractors of Ontario

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416-922-6355

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The College of Chiropractors of Ontario (CCO) is the governing body for chiropractors in Ontario. The Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC) oversees the registration practices of the college to ensure that they are transparent, objective, impartial and fair for anyone who wants to practise as a chiropractor in this province.

Registration Practices Assessment Report, 2016

This summary of the assessment includes recommendations for improvement.​​​​

 2022

​The Fair Registration Practices (FRP) report for the Coll​​ege of Chiropractors of Ontario is publicly available and may be accessed by clicking CCO-FRP-2022.pdf which will take you directly to their website.

 2021

​The Fair Registration Practices (FRP) report for the College of Chiropractors of Ontario is publicly available and may be accessed by clicking CCO-FRP-2021.pdf which will take you directl​y to their website.​

 2020

2019

Chiropractors - Fair Registration Practices Report 2020

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2020
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received 153
3
55
4
0 215
Applicants who became members 150
3
52
2
0
207

 2019

2019

​​Please contact the College directly.​

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2019
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received15014310195
Applicants who became members14914010191

 2018

2018

​​Please contact the College directly.

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2018
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received135155110202
Applicants who became members134155110201

 2017

2017

​​Please contact the College directly.

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2017
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received14552500175
Applicants who became members14052400169

 2016

2016

​Please contact the College directly.

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2016
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received16413340202
Applicants who became members16312810193

 2015

2015

Please contact the College directly.

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2015
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received17024240218
Applicants who became members16224040208

 2014

2014

Registration Practices Assessment Report, 2014

​​Please contact the College directly.

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2014
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received13614160184
Applicants who became members13614160184

 2013

2013

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2013

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2013
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received12633580172
Applicants who became members12633580172

 2012

2012

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2012

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2012
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received14764840205
Applicants who became members14744840203

 2011

2011

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2011

Registration Practices Assessment Report — Summary (Chiropractors)

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2011
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received16415840227
Applicants who became members16415840227

 2010

2010

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2010

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2010
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received15513510192
Applicants who became members15513510192

 2009

2009

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2009

Agreements on the Recognition of Qualifications: The CCO met with all chiropractic regulatory bodies across Canada to discuss the implications of the Agreement on Internal Trade. This meeting identified barriers to labour mobility, proposed ways to overcome these barriers, and created consistency and predictability across Canadian jurisdictions.

For a description of all OFC-monitored developments for this profession for 2009, see the 2009-2010 Annual Report.

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2009
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received23035031
Applicants who became members23023028

 2008

2008

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2008

The CCO submitted proposed changes to its registration regulation to the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for review. These changes relate to its registration requirements and conditions.

As of March 31, 2009, the ministry was still reviewing these proposed changes.

Applications to Practise Processed by the CCO in 2008
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received15705920218
Applicants who became members15104920202

 2007

2007

During the fall and winter of 2007-2008, the OFC undertook a study of the CCO to understand its 2007 registration practices and establish baseline data and information. PDF

Quick Facts

Number of Chiropractors5,109
Number of Internationally Trained Chiropractors1,481

You may find information about exam requirements and Canadian work experience requirements elsewhere on this site.


Location of Training, 2020

Ontario3,609
Other Canadian Provinces19
USA1,428
Other International53
Unknown0
Total5,109
Proportion of Internationally Trained Members (includes USA)29%

The Top Five Source Countries For Internationally Trained Chiropractors, 2020

Largest NumberNew Zealand
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Number of Applicants4​
​​The College of Chiropractors of Ontario falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. The OFC does not assess credentials, handle complaints or intervene in particular cases. Our mandate is one of systemic change. Please contact the CCO for further information about your ability to practise as a chiropractor in Ontario.


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