In accordance to the Health Professions Act, a hearing is open to the public, unless otherwise directed by the hearing tribunal that is is to be held as a closed hearing.
Currently, there are no ongoing or upcoming scheduled hearings.
At the conclusion of an investigation, one of the options the Compaints Director has it to refer to a hearing if:
A hearing tribunal, consisting of two naturopathic doctor members and one public member, considers evidence and makes a decision as to whether or not the allegations of unprofessional conduct are proven. The tribunal also determines sanctions to impose on the member, as specified in the Health Professions Act, which may include:
Once a tribunal decision has been made, the Complaints Director and naturopathic doctor may request an Appeal to the Council, provided it is within 30 days of the tribunal decision. If there is no appeal made, the tribunal decision is posted on the College's website.