The College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia (CMTBC) is a regulatory college constituted under BC’s Health Professions Act. CMTBC acts in the public interest by regulating the profession of massage therapy in BC to ensure that registered massage therapists (RMTs) deliver safe, ethical, and effective treatment.
CMTBC carries out a number of functions, including:
CMTBC is a member of the BC Health Regulators, a body of the 23 self-regulating colleges governed by the Health Professions Act. The colleges meet regularly to share information and work collaboratively on projects that improve patient safety and public protection in BC.
As a member of the Federation of Massage Therapy Regulatory Authorities of Canada (FOMTRAC), CMTBC coordinates with other massage therapy regulators in Canada to discuss regulatory issues on a national level.