Category Archives: Inquiry and Investigations

Whether committees are bound by their own procedure manuals

The extent to which registrants may rely on processes set out in inquiry and discipline committee process or procedural manuals was addressed by the Ontario Divisional Court, where a registrant sought to challenge disciplinary processes, based on a procedure set…

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Selling professional services and products out-of-province

The jurisdiction of regulatory colleges to regulate the activities of professionals who operate in other provinces, but provide services or products in the regulator’s jurisdiction, took a twist with the recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal, that Ontario’s…

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No separate civil claims of investigation and complaint dispositions

Complainants who file complaints with colleges against health professionals, and have their complaints dismissed, sometimes choose not to proceed with the Health Professions Review Board and instead commence civil action against the college and the health professional. The exclusive jurisdiction…

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