Manuel Enrique Batista Hornia – CMTO Confirms Investigation into Sexual Assault Charge

August 23, 2022

TORONTO, August 23, 2022 – The College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) confirms that it is investigating Manuel Enrique Batista Hornia, who has been charged with one count of sexual assault.

Manuel Enrique Batista Hornia has resigned his Certificate of Registration, and is no longer permitted to practise Massage Therapy in Ontario.

CMTO has commenced an investigation into these allegations and is cooperating with the Sarnia Police Service. Please see Manuel Enrique Batista Hornia’s details on CMTO’s public register for further 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) 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: 
Angie Brennand
Director, Policy and Communications
College of Massage Therapists of Ontario