TCMO Online organizational meeting on September 14 – join us!

We are currently organizing to host an online Meeting in September and are looking again for volunteers to act as board and committee members until we hold our first formal Annual General Meeting this coming spring. As it is our mandate to garner support and be inclusive of our membership outside of the GTA we … Read moreTCMO Online organizational meeting on September 14 – join us!

Introducing Elyse Tera – acting Executive Director for TCMO

Have you met Elyse?  Maybe you’ve seen her active on our facebook page?  Or you attended her recent workshop on Practice Management at OCTCM.  Or you stumbled across her website in your search to improve your business skills. If you’ve seen her, you know that she has business expertise that we can all benefit from.  … Read moreIntroducing Elyse Tera – acting Executive Director for TCMO

Letter to the editor – response to Globe and Mail article defaming Acupuncture

Below is a Letter to the editor of The Globe and Mail which we sent in response to an article with disparaging remarks about Acupuncture.  Feel free to use part or all of the letter to contact the G&M yourself.  Or review the resources to gain further information for yourself and your clients regarding studies … Read moreLetter to the editor – response to Globe and Mail article defaming Acupuncture

Our formal introduction to the CTCMPAO

Allan Mak, Registrar & CEO College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario 705-55 Commerce Valley Drive West Thornhill, Ontario L3T 7V9 Dear Mr. Mak: RE: Traditional Chinese Medicine Ontario – TCMO We would like to formally introduce ourselves to you and to the CTCMPAO. We are Traditional Chinese Medicine Ontario (, an … Read moreOur formal introduction to the CTCMPAO

Have you been wondering over your morning coffee,

What’s the state of my profession in Ontario"?

Have you thought

Who will represent my interests to Insurance companies”?


How can we advocate to the Government” ?

Today, those answers are here!

TCMO (Traditional Chinese Medicine of Ontario) is pleased to announce that membership in the organization is now available, and affordable!

Now, you may be asking, “What is TCMO?”  We represent You! We are a responsive, membership-oriented association of professionals. Our interim board consists of four dedicated, interested individuals in the acupuncture and TCM fields who are volunteering their time and expertise to benefit the profession as a whole.

“But, isn’t that what the College does?” Simply put, No. The CTCMPAO represents the needs of the public, and TCMO represents the needs of the professional membership that serve the public.

TCMO is here to serve you. Benefits of membership include:

  • Recognizing and supporting the profession
  • Representing your interests to extended health care providers/insurance companies
  • Advocating on your behalf to the Government of Ontario
  • Educating the public about the benefits of Acupuncture and TCM
  • Connecting with the CTCMPAO to advocate for your interests
  • Access to CEU’s and distance learning course providers with member discounts
  • Access to a private forum of Ontario professionals in Acupuncture and TCM
  • Membership input into the direction of TCMO in a democratic, responsive and functional way

We are the voice of practitioners to other healthcare providers, to the Government, to the College and to the public.

TCMO is your voice.

Join now!