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College of Chiropodists of Ontario

College of Chiropodists of Ontario

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416-542-1333

The College of Chiropodists of Ontario (COCOO) is the governing body for chiropodists and podiatrists 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 chiropodist or podiatrist in this province.

Registration Practices Assessment Report, 2016

This summary of the assessment includes recommendations for improvement.

 2019

2019

Chiropodists_fair_registration_practices_2019.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2019
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received28227039
Applicants who became members28103032

 2018

2018

Chiropodists_fair_registration_practices_2018.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2018
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received32013036
Applicants who became members32001033

 2017

2017

Chiropodists_fair_registration_practices_2017.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2017
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received28124035
Applicants who became members25111028

 2016

2016

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2016
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received28016035
Applicants who became members27002029

 2015

2015

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2015
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received28001029
Applicants who became members27000027

 2014

014

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​​

Registration Practices Assessment Report, 2014

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2014
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received26040030
Applicants who became members26040030

 2013

2013

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2013

Registration Practices Assessment Report — Summary (Chiropodists)

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2013
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received33142040
Applicants who became members331420 40

 2012

2012

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2012

Registration Practices Assessment Report — Summary (Chiropodists)

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2012
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received300050 35
Applicants who became members250040 29

 2011

2011

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2011

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2011
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received26116034
Applicants who became members26111029

 2010

2010

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2010

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2010
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received261310040
Applicants who became members26001027

 2009

2009

Fair Registration Practices (FRP) Report, 2009

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 COCOO 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

Applications to Practise Processed by the COCOO in 2008
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received3034n/a10
Applicants who became members3013n/a7

n/a = not available

 2007

2007


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

​Quick Facts

Number of Chiropodists762
Number of Internationally Trained Chiropodists119

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


Location of Training, 2019

Ontario640
Other Canadian Provinces3
USA74
Other International45
Unknown0
Total762
Proportion of Internationally Trained Members (includes USA)16%

The Top Five Source Countries For Internationally Trained Chiropodists, 2019

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Number of Applicants0

The College of Chiropodists 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 COCOO for further information about your ability to practise as a chiropodist or podiatrist in Ontario.

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