Scheduled Hearings

Acting in the public interest, the College holds Ontario’s regulated Naturopaths accountable for their conduct and practice. The College takes all possible breaches of conduct or practice seriously. The Discipline Committee hears allegations of professional misconduct or incompetence, and the Fitness to Practice Committee hears allegations of incapacity. The College publishes the Discipline Committee’s decisions or summaries of decisions on the website, in its annual report and may publish decisions in the College’s Newsletter.  

Attending a Hearing

Hearings of the Discipline Committee are open to the public (unless otherwise determined), and are held at:

College of Naturopaths of Ontario
150 John Street, 10th Floor
Toronto, ON

Observers must understand and follow the Observer Guidelines for Discipline Hearings available for download here.

Please book your attendance at a disciplinary hearing by emailing the College at info@collegeofnaturopaths.on.ca

Dates of hearings are subject to change at any time. Those scheduled to attend a hearing should confirm whether dates have changed by checking the current hearing schedule before coming to the College. Visitors are prohibited from carrying into or using while inside the Discipline Hearing Room, any audio/visual equipment (including video cameras, still photography equipment, laptop computers and tape recorders) without prior written permission.

Upcoming Discipline Hearings

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Referral Date
Member Name / Status
Summary of Allegations*

Hearing Date(s)
June 7, 2018 Rodak, Taras
STATUS:Stage 2

1. At all relevant times, Dr. Taras Rodak (“the Member”) has been a member of the College.

2. On or about October 2, 2017 the Patient attended the Member’s clinic in Etobicoke, Ontario. The Patient was seeking assistance related to low energy and leg cramps related to her marathon training.

Standards of the Profession

3. It is alleged that during the appointment, the Member:

    a. Provided a consent form for the Patient to sign before the Member had an opportunity to discuss the proposed treatment and obtain informed consent;

    b. Failed to confirm at the outset of the appointment if the Patient wanted a person present during the appointment;

    c. Asked the Patient to change into a robe and/or if he could conduct a breast exam;

    d. Did not obtain informed consent to perform Bowen therapy on the patient;

    e. Did not adequately respond to the Patient’s questions about Bowen therapy;

    f. Asked the Patient to sign another consent form after the appointment indicating that she had been provided with an option to have a person present during the appointment; and/or

    g. Did not advise the Patient in advance of the appointment of the cost of the appointment and/or the remedies provided.

4. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to s. 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

    a. Paragraph 1 (Contravening, by act or omission, a standard of practice of the profession or failing to maintain the standard of practice of the profession); and/or

    b. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional).

Informed Consent

5. It is alleged that during the appointment, the Member failed to:

    a. Provide the Patient with the nature of the Bowen therapy treatment;

    b. Provide the Patient with the expected benefits of the Bowen therapy treatment;

    c. Provide the Patient with the material risks of the Bowen therapy treatment;

    d. Provide the Patient with the material side effects of the Bowen therapy treatment;

    e. Provide the Patient with alternative courses of action to Bowen therapy treatment; and/or

    f. Provide the Patient with the likely consequences of not having the Bowen therapy treatment.

6. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to s. 51(1)(c) of the Code as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

    a. Paragraph 3 (Doing anything to a patient for a therapeutic, preventative, palliative, diagnostic or other health-related purpose except, i. with the informed consent of the patient or the patient’s authorized representative, or ii. as required or authorized by law); and/or

    b. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional).

Failing to advise of a fee

7. It is alleged that the Member did not advise the Patient in advance of the appointment, or in advance of him recommending a remedy of the fee to be charged for the appointment and/or remedy.

8. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to s. 51(1)(c) of the Code as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

    a. Paragraph 20 (Failing to advise a patient or a patient’s authorized representative, before providing any service, of the fee to be charged for the service or of any penalties that will be charged for late payment of the fee); and/or

    b. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional).

Sexual Abuse

9. It is alleged that during the appointment, the Member:

    a. Engaged in behaviour and/ or remarks of a sexual nature by failing to confirm at the outset of the appointment if the Patient wanted a person present during the appointment; and/or

    b. Engaged in behaviour and/ or remarks of a sexual nature by asking the Patient to change into a robe and/or if he could conduct a breast exam.

10. The behaviour and/or remarks as set out in paragraph 9 were not of a clinical nature appropriate to the service provided.

11. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to s. 51(1)(b.1) of the Code as the Member sexually abused the Patient.

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September 6, 2018   Yores, Anthony  
STATUS: Stage 1

1. At all relevant times, Dr. Anthony Yores, ND (the “Member”) has been a member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (the “College”).

2. The Member has met the Therapeutic Prescribing and the Intravenous Infusion Therapy (IVIT) Standards of Practice.

3. Between approximately March 2013 and January 2017 the Member worked at the Clinic as a naturopathic doctor.

Breaching Undertaking with the Clinic

4. On or about June 15, 2015, the Member signed an undertaking with the CEO of the Clinic agreeing to the following:

  1. Supplements, medications or any other product recommended or prescribed to a Clinic patient whether stocked in house or not will only be billed by the Clinic.
  2. Payment for any service provided to a Clinic patient must go through Clinic staff and will be not billed or paid directly to the Member.
  3. Professional services to Clinic patients outside the Clinic office will only be provided with prior knowledge and approval of relevant Clinic staff.

5. The Member breached the undertaking by doing the following:

  1. Receiving direct payment from Patients 1, 2, and/or 3 for cannabis oil; and/or
  2. Providing home visits to Patients 4, 5 and/or 6 and/or receiving direct payment for those visits.

6. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

  1. Paragraph 1 (Contravening, by act or omission, a standard of practice of the profession or failing to maintain the standard of practice of the profession), including the following:
    1. Conflict of Interest;
    2. Fees and Billing; and/or
    3. Selling.
  2. Paragraph 17 (Acting in a conflict of interest when acting in a professional capacity);
  3. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional); and/or
  4. Paragraph 47 (Engaging in conduct that would reasonably be regarded by members as conduct unbecoming a member of the profession).

Selling Unauthorized Drugs

7. From approximately March 2013 and January 2017, the Member:

  1. Discussed the benefits, prescribed and/or sold cannabis oil to Patients 1, 2 and/or 3;
  2. Sold cannabis oil to Patients 1, 2 and/or 3 without a label;
  3. Did not issue a receipt for the sale of cannabis oil to Patients 1, 2 and/or 3;
  4. Did not document the discussion or sale of cannabis oil to Patients 1, 2 and/or 3 in a patient record;
  5. Obtained the cannabis oil from a personal source and not a licensed producer; and/or
  6. Did not know the contents of the cannabis oil.

8. Naturopaths in Ontario are not permitted to sell, dispense and/or prescribe cannabis oil.

9. Cannabis oil is a drug as defined in the Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act, 1990.

10. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

  1. Paragraph 1 (Contravening, by act or omission, a standard of practice of the profession or failing to maintain the standard of practice of the profession), including the following:
    1. Sections 3, 9, 10 and/or 12 of Regulation 168/15;
    2. Fees and Billing;
    3. Selling; and/or
    4. Consent.
  2. Paragraph 8 (Providing or attempting to provide services or treatment that the member knows or ought to know to be beyond the member’s knowledge, skill or judgment);
  3. Paragraph 9 (Failing to advise a patient or the patient’s authorized representative to consult another member of a health profession within the meaning of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, when the member knows or ought to know that the patient requires a service that the member does not have the knowledge, skill or judgment to offer or is beyond his or her scope of practice);
  4. Paragraph 14 (Prescribing, dispensing, compounding or selling a drug or a substance for an improper purpose);
  5. Paragraph 21 (Failing to provide an account or failing to itemize the account in a way that sets out each item charged, including, but not limited to, professional fees, products, services and applicable taxes);
  6. Paragraph 23 (Failing to keep records in accordance with the standards of the profession);
  7. Paragraph 36 (Contravening, by act or omission, a provision of the Naturopathy Act, 2007, the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 or the regulations under either of those Acts);
  8. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional); and/or
  9. Paragraph 47 (Engaging in conduct that would reasonably be regarded by members as conduct unbecoming a member of the profession).

11. It is further alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 4(3) of the Naturopathy Act, 2007 (contravening section 4(2) of the Naturopathy Act, 2007, by failing to perform a procedure under the authority of section 4(1) of the Naturopathy Act, 2007 in accordance with the regulations).

Administering unauthorized drug and substance

12. From approximately December 2016 to January 2017 the Member prescribed, sold, dispensed and /or administered by IVIT Dichloroacetate (DCA) and alpha lipoic acid to Patient 4.

13. The DCA and/or alpha lipoic acid were intended for, and/or sold to, another patient of the Clinic.

14.The DCA and/or alpha lipoic acid were given to the Member by the other Clinic patient.

15. DCA is a drug as defined in the Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act, 1990.

16. Naturopaths in Ontario are not permitted to prescribe, sell, and/or dispense DCA.

17. Naturopaths in Ontario are not permitted to administer DCA or alpha lipoic acid by injection.

18. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

  1. Paragraph 1 (Contravening, by act or omission, a standard of practice of the profession or failing to maintain the standard of practice of the profession), including the following:
    1. Sections 3, 5, 9, 10 and/or 12 of Regulation 168/15;
  2. Paragraph 36 (Contravening, by act or omission, a provision of the Naturopathy Act, 2007, the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 or the regulations under either of those Acts);
  3. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional); and/or
  4. Paragraph 47 (Engaging in conduct that would reasonably be regarded by members as conduct unbecoming a member of the profession).

19. It is further alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 4(3) of the Naturopathy Act, 2007 (contravening section 4(2) of the Naturopathy Act, 2007, by failing to perform a procedure under the authority of section 4(1) of the Naturopathy Act, 2007 in accordance with the regulations).

Misleading Patients and the Clinic

20. From approximately March 2015 to January 2017, the Member made home visits to Patients 4, 5 and/or 6.

21. Patients 4, 5 and/or 6 were patients of the Clinic.

22. The Member did not disclose to Patients 4, 5 and/or 6 that the Member was not attending as a representative of the Clinic.

23. The Member accepted payments from Patients 4, 5 and/or 6 for the home visits and did not remit the payments to the Clinic.

24. The Member did not document the treatment provided to Patients 4, 5 and/or 6 in the Clinic patient record.

25. The Member was not truthful to the Clinic when he advised the Clinic that he did not attend the homes of Patients 4, 5 and/or 6 and provide treatment to Patients 4, 5 and/or 6.

26. The Member took supplies from the Clinic without authorization.

27. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

  1. Paragraph 1 (Contravening, by act or omission, a standard of practice of the profession or failing to maintain the standard of practice of the profession), including the following:
    1. Conflict of Interest;
    2. Fees and Billing; and/or
    3. Consent.
  2. Paragraph 17 (Acting in a conflict of interest when acting in a professional capacity);
  3. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional); and/or
  4. Paragraph 47 (Engaging in conduct that would reasonably be regarded by members as conduct unbecoming a member of the profession).
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October 4, 2018  Ali, Elvis
STATUS: Stage 1

1. At all relevant times, Dr. Elvis Azad Ali, ND (the “Member”) has been a member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (the “College”).

2. Between approximately 2012 and 2016 the Member worked at a Clinic, in Markham, Ontario as a naturopathic doctor.

Falsification of documents – Patients A, B and/or C

3. In approximately December 2016 or January 2017, the Member agreed to create an intake form, consent form, treatment notes for November 5, 12, 19, 26, December 3 and/ 10, 2016, and/or patient sign in for Patient A at the Clinic.

4. The Member never met Patient A.

5. In approximately 2016, the Member agreed to create an intake form, consent form, treatment notes for August 17, 20, 24, 31, September 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 28, October 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, and/or 29, 2016 and/or patient sign in for Patient B and/or C at the Clinic.

6. The Member never met Patient B and/or C on all of the dates described in paragraph 5.

7. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

  1. Paragraph 23 (Failing to keep records in accordance with the standards of the profession);
  2. Paragraph 24 (Signing or issuing, in his professional capacity, a document that the member knows or ought to know contains a false or misleading statement);
  3. Paragraph 25 (Falsifying a record relating to the member’s practice); and/or
  4. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional).

Providing false and/or misleading information to an insurer and/or the College

8. In March 2017 an insurer met with the Member and presented him with the chart of Patient A. The Member advised the insurer of the following:

  1. That he created all of the treatment notes;
  2. That he personally saw Patient A;
  3. That he reviewed the invoice and signed the invoice;
  4. That he completed the intake form; and/or
  5. That he had Patient A sign in at each appointment and that he also signed the sign in.

9. Subsequent to the meeting with the Member, the insurer was advised by the owner of the Clinic that the Member did not treat Patient A. The insurer contacted the Member to schedule a follow-up interview. The Member advised the insurer that he would be retaining legal counsel. The follow-up interview occurred on or about June 22, 2017. At the follow-up interview, the Member admitted that he:

  1. Manufactured all of the treatment notes for Patient A;
  2. Did not personally see Patient A;
  3. Did not sign the invoice for Patient A;
  4. Manufactured the sign in sheet for Patient A;
  5. That he never fabricated any other treatment notes for any other patients; and
  6. That he had discovered other invoices for patients he had not seen before including Patient B and/or Patient C.

10. In approximately April 2018 the Member sent a signed letter to the College stating the following:

  1. The only time he completed a treatment plan without seeing a patient was for Patient A;
  2. That after his meeting in March 2017 with the insurer he “immediately regretted my behaviour and since my interview, I have met with [the insurer] and informed him of the truth”;
  3. That he had discovered other instances of the Clinic billing inappropriately in his name, and/or
  4. That he has assisted the insurer in its investigation by providing information about other instances at the Clinic and other clinics.

11. In approximately May 2018, the insurer advised the College that the Member has not provided any “actionable intelligence that assisted with [the] investigation involving other clinics or providers.”

12. In approximately July and/or September 2018 the Member admitted to the College that he falsified treatment notes for Patient A, B and/or C.

13. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

  1. Paragraph 1 (Contravening, by act or omission, a standard of practice of the profession or failing to maintain the standard of practice of the profession);
  2. Paragraph 24 (Signing or issuing, in his professional capacity, a document that the member knows or ought to know contains a false or misleading statement); and/or
  3. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional).
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November 1, 2018  Yarish, Michael 
STATUS: Stage 1

1. At all relevant times, Dr. Michael Bohdan Yarish, ND (the “Member”) has been a member of the College of Naturopaths of Ontario (the “College”).

2. At all relevant times, the Member met the Therapeutic Prescribing and the Intravenous Infusion Therapy (IVIT) Standards of Practice.

3. The Member is the owner of The Lakeside Clinic Center for Integrated Medicine in Barrie, Ontario (the “Clinic”).

Administration of B12 Injections

4. On or about August 7, 2017 the Member administered an injection of Vitamin B12 to Persons 1, 2 and/or 3 (the “Injections”).

5. Persons 1, 2, and/or 3 worked at the Clinic.

6. Persons 1, 2, and/or 3 were together in the room when the Member administered the Injections.

7. It is alleged that:

  1. The Member did not consider one or more of Persons 1, 2, and/or 3 as a patient and/or did not have a naturopath-patient relationship;
  2. The Member did not obtain the health history of Persons 1, 2, and/or 3 prior to administering the Injections;
  3. The Member administered the Injections without a Sharps container immediately available;
  4. The Member administered the Injection to Person 3 using the needle used for Person 1 or Person 2;
  5. The Member was immediately aware that he had administered the Injection to Person 3 using the needle used for Person 1 or Person 2; and/or
  6. The Member did not create an incident report following his administration of the Injection to Person 3 using the needle used for Person 1 or Person 2.

8. It is alleged that the Member did not administer the Injections in accordance with Regulation 168/15.

9. The following are standards of practice of the profession:

  1. A member must have a naturopath-patient relationship with the patient before performing a controlled act and must record the patient’s health history (s. 3(1) para 1 of Regulation 168/15 and/or Performing Authorized Acts Standard of Practice of the College);
  2. A member must ensure that appropriate infection control procedures are in place at all times and that the controlled act is performed in an environment that is clean, safe, private and comfortable to the patient (s. 3(1) para 5 of Regulation 168/15);
  3. A member must maintain appropriate therapeutic relationships and professional boundaries (Therapeutic Relationships and Professional Boundaries Standard of Practice of the College);
  4. A member must incorporate routine practices that minimize the chance of, or spread infection (Standard Infection Control Standard of Practice of the College); and/or
  5. A member must ensure that an incident report is prepared in the event of an incident involving exposure to biomedical material that poses a risk of transmission (Standard Infection Control Standard of Practice of the College).

10. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

  1. Paragraph 1 (Contravening, by act or omission, a standard of practice of the profession or failing to maintain the standard of practice of the profession);
  2. Paragraph 36 (Contravening, by act or omission, a provision of the Act, the Regulated Health Professions Act, or the regulations under either of those acts); and/or
  3. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional).

11. In addition, it is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to subsection 4(3) of the Naturopathy Act, 2007.

Failing to install Laminar Air Flow Hood

12. It is alleged that between approximately March 2, 2017 and March 22, 2018 the Member did not install and/or utilize a Laminar Air Flow Hood when compounding for IVIT at the Clinic.

13. It is alleged that the College requires all sterile compounding for IVIT to be performed in a Laminar Air Flow Hood.

14. It is alleged that between approximately March 2, 2017 and March 22, 2018, the Member did not maintain the required equipment records related to the Laminar Air Flow Hood.

15. It is alleged that between approximately March 2, 2017 and March 22, 2018, the Member did not compound for IVIT in accordance with Regulation 168/15.

16. The following are standards of practice of the profession:

  1. A member must ensure that appropriate infection control procedures are in place at all times and that the controlled act is performed in an environment that is clean, safe, private and comfortable to the patient (s. 3(1) para 5 of Regulation 168/15);
  2. A member must ensure that the controlled act of compounding a drug designated in Table 5 is performed in an aseptic preparation area using aseptic techniques to minimize the risk of contamination(s.11(2) para 4 of Regulation 168/15); and
  3. A member must maintain identified equipment records (Equipment Records Standard of Practice of the College).

17. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of section 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

  1. Paragraph 1 (Contravening, by act or omission, a standard of practice of the profession or failing to maintain the standard of practice of the profession);
  2. Paragraph 23 (Failing to keep records in accordance with the standards of the profession);
  3. Paragraph 36 (Contravening, by act or omission, a provision of the Act, the Regulated Health Professions Act, or the regulations under either of those acts); and/or
  4. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional).

18. In addition, it is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to subsection 4(3) of the Naturopathy Act, 2007.

Leaving the Clinic during IVIT sessions

19. It is alleged that prior to March 2018 the Member would leave the Clinic while IVIT was being administered to patients.

20. It is alleged that the Member did not arrange for appropriate supervision of his patients who were undergoing IVIT while he was not in the Clinic.

21. It is a standard of practice of the profession to not leave the physical building when IVIT is being administered to patients and/or ensure that when IVIT is being administered that patients are always appropriately supervised.

22. It is alleged that the above conduct constitutes professional misconduct pursuant to section 51(1)(c) of the Health Professions Procedural Code, being Schedule 2 to the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (the “Code”) as set out in one or more of the following paragraphs of 1 of Ontario Regulation 17/14 made under the Naturopathy Act, 2007:

  1. Paragraph 1 (Contravening, by act or omission, a standard of practice of the profession or failing to maintain the standard of practice of the profession); and/or
  2. Paragraph 46 (Engaging in conduct or performing an act relevant to the practice of the profession that, having regard to all the circumstances, would reasonably be regarded by members as disgraceful, dishonourable or unprofessional).
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