TORONTO, September 20, 2017 – It has come to the attention of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) that Coel Francis Findlay, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) practising Massage Therapy in Kingston, Ontario, was charged by Kingston Police on September 19, 2017, with sexual assault following a police investigation into his practice as a Massage Therapist.
Coel Francis Findlay has been released on the following bail conditions:
- Not engage in providing massage services to any person whether for any type of remuneration or not;
- Not attend his place of employment;
- Not possess any weapons as defined by the Criminal Code;
- Not change his address without prior court approval; and
- Abstain from communicating either directly or indirectly with the client.
Please see CMTO’s public register here for further details.
CMTO has commenced an investigation into these allegations, and is in contact with Kingston Police.
Please see the Kingston Police’s news release for additional information.
About the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO)
CMTO is the regulator established by the provincial government to regulate the practice of Massage Therapy and to govern the conduct of Registered Massage Therapists (“RMTs” or “MTs”) in the province of Ontario through the provisions of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and the Massage Therapy Act, 1991. CMTO is dedicated to excellence in protecting the public’s interest, guiding its registrants and promoting the highest possible quality of the practice of Massage Therapy.
For more information, contact:
Director, Policy and Communications
College of Massage Therapists of Ontario