Mission, Guiding Principles and Values

Our Mission

The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (referred to as the College or CMTO) is dedicated to excellence in protecting the public’s interest, guiding its members (registrants) and promoting the highest possible quality of the practice of Massage Therapy in a safe and ethical manner.

Our Guiding Principles and Values

The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario believes in the following principles and values:

  • Honesty;
  • Integrity;
  • Respect for others;
  • Transparency and openness;
  • Accountability;
  • Fiscal diligence and sound financial planning;
  • Governance, organizational development and effectiveness;
  • Continuously developing appropriate partnerships;
  • Professional ethics;
  • Excellence in Massage Therapy education, research and practice;
  • Dedication to public service and safety;
  • Valuing staff through fair, equitable and competitive employment practices;
  • Continuous commitment to quality assurance;
  • Meeting and exceeding statutory obligations; and
  • The highest level of excellence in Massage Therapy practice.