College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991
Summary of Decision:
Made: April 17, 2014
Approved: June 17, 2015
Filed: June 19, 2015
Published on e-Laws: June 22, 2015
Printed in The Ontario Gazette: July 4, 2015
Analysis of Regulatory Impact:
No new administrative cost for business.
May 9, 2013
Summary of Proposal:
Under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and the Audiology and Speech Language Pathology Act, 1991 the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) is responsible for governing the self-regulating professions of audiology and speech-language pathology in Ontario.
Under these Acts, CASLPO may make regulations on a variety of subject matters, including advertising, subject to the prior review by the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care and the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
Summary of Proposal
The College is proposing the following provisions to its advertising regulation:
1. A definition of advertisement;
2. Provisions related to advertisements with respect to the member's professional practice and what would be considered appropriate;
3. A provision related to advertisements that contain reference to prescribed specialties;
4. A provision with respect to advertisements and the member's scope of practice;
5. A provision that states that the advertisement must be comprehensible; and
6. A provision related to the solicitation of business that is appropriate.
To view the proposed advertising regulation, please use the following link to the College website.
Contact: Melisse Willems, B.A.H., M.A., LL.B. Director of Professional Conduct
Address: 3080 Yonge Street, Suite 5060, Box 71 Toronto, ON M4N 3N1
Telephone: 416-975-5347, ext. 221
June 19, 2015