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College of Homeopaths of Ontario

College of Homeopaths of Ontario

The College of Homeopaths of Ontario (CHO) is the governing body for the registered homeopaths in Ontario. The CHO was established by the Homeopath Act in 2007, which came into force on April 1, 2015. The college is represented by its council.

The Office of the Fairness Commissioner (OFC) will oversee the registration practices of the college to ensure that they are transparent, objective, impartial and fair for anyone who wants to practise as a homeopath in this province. The OFC will work closely with the Registrar.

Registration Practices Assessment Report, 2016

This summary of the assessment includes recommendations for improvement.

 2019

2019

Homeopaths-Fair_practices_report_2019.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the CHO in 2019
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received17108026
Applicants who became members18208028

 2018

2018

Homeopaths-fair_registration_practice_report_2018.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the CHO in 2018
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received24115031
Applicants who became members25114031

 2017

2017

Homeopaths-Fair_registration_practice_report 2017.pdf

Applications to Practise Processed by the CHO in 2017
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received27009036
Applicants who became members24004028

 2016

2016

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​

Applications to Practise Processed by the CHO in 2016
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received1721547622289
Applicants who became members1241136121220

 2015

2015

Fair Registration Practices Report available upon request.​​​

Applications to Practise Processed by the CHO in 2015
Jan. 1 to Dec. 31 Jurisdiction Where Applicants Received Their Training Total
Ontario Other Canadian Provinces USA Other International Unknown
New applications received15877967275
Applicants who became members14055897246

Quick Facts

Number of Homeopaths494
Number of Internationally Trained Homeopaths154

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


Location of Training, 2019

Ontario302
Other Canadian Provinces18
USA9
Other International145
Unknown20
Total494
Proportion of Internationally Trained Members (includes USA)31%

The Top Five Source Countries For Internationally Trained Homeopaths, 2019

Largest NumberIndia
Second Largest NumberPakistan
Third Largest Number
Fourth Largest Number
Fifth Largest Number
Number of Applicants8

The College of Homeopaths of Ontario falls under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care.The OFC will oversee the registration practices of the CHO to ensure that they are transparent, objective, impartial and fair for anyone who wants to practise as a homeopath in this province. The OFC does not assess credentials, handle complaints or intervene in particular cases. Our mandate is one of systemic change. Please contact info@collegeofhomeopaths.com for further information about your ability to practise as a homeopath in Ontario.

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