Mailing Address
Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council
56 Wellesley St W.,
12th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5S 2S3

Telephone and Facsimile
Toll-Free: 1-888-377-7746
Telephone: 416-326-1550.
Fax: 416-326-1549


November 1, 2017

HPRAC submitted its report on the controlled act of psychotherapy to the Minister.

October 17, 2017

HPRAC received a request from the Minister to provide advice on the risk of harm from activities associated with, and range of oversight options for, Applied Behaviour Analysis.

August 4, 2017

HPRAC received a referral letter from the Minister regarding clarification of the controlled act of psychotherapy and exemptions under the act.

March 7, 2017

The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care has publicly released "Chiropody and Podiatry: Regulation of the Profession and the Model of Foot Care in Ontario."

March 31, 2016

HPRAC submitted its report to the Minister on Registered Nurse Prescribing in Ontario.

December 14, 2015

HPRAC is now seeking input on models of registered nurse prescribing in Ontario.

November 27, 2015

HPRAC has received a referral letter from the Minister regarding models of prescribing for registered nurses.

August 31, 2015

HPRAC submitted its report to the Minister on the regulation of chiropody and podiatry and the model of foot care in Ontario.


HPRAC advises the Minister on whether unregulated health professions should be regulated, whether regulated professions should no longer be regulated, amendments to the Regulated Health Professions Act, a health profession act or a regulation under those acts, quality assurance and patient relations programs of Ontario's health regulatory Colleges, and on other matters referred to it by the Minister.

Members of the Council are appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor in Council. In formulating its advice, HPRAC seeks knowledgeable information and comment from members of the public, community organizations, interest groups, health professional regulatory colleges and associations, and conducts extensive research. The Council aims to be accessible and open, and its consultative processes may include written submissions, public hearings, focus groups, research projects and community meetings in order to capture the experience and expertise of those with an interest in the matter.