News and Events

New Classes Start on January 2nd, 2018![more]

TSTCM graduates have been selected as one of Three Best Rated acupuncturists in their city[more] -- 14/11/2017

Pan-Canadian Clinical Case Study Examination Preparation Workshop [more] -- 11/11/2017

TSTCM Sponsored the Extern Shadowing Program for Career Center at University of Toronto[more] -- 08/11/2017

President Mary Wu at McMaster University for the PIPER event[more] -- 04/11/2017

TSTCM Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate for Pan-Canadian Clinical Case Study Examinations in 2017 for both R.Ac & R.TCMP [more] -- 15/10/2017

Congratulation to Martin Perras for being elected to the council of CTCMPAO[more]--12/10/2017

New Classes Start on September 11th, 2017[more]

New Classes Start on May 1st, 2017[more]

CTCMPAO is Coming to Meet TSTCM Students[more]--15/03/2017

Helping Students with Starting Their Own Business[more]-- 08/03/2017

The Last Eight Day PLAR Case Study Workshops[more] --28/02/2017

Plar Case Study Test Workshops[more] -- 18/01/2017

TSTCM Is Approved for OSAP![more] -- 01/12/2016

New Classes Start on January 3rd, 2017[more]

New Classes Start on September 6th, 2016[more]

PLAR Case Study Workshops on July 30 & 31, 2016 [more] -- 14/07/2016

Free PLAR Case Study Workshop on July 12, 2016[more] -- 25/06/2016

TSTCM has met the KPI thresholds in order to obtain First-Time Approval for student assistance purposes.[more] -- 06/06/2016

TSTCM Raised Funds for the Liver Foundation at the Stroll for Liver[more] -- 01/06/2016

Free PLAR Case Study Workshop on June 14, 2016[more] -- 30/05/2016

New Classes Start on May 2nd, 2016[more] -- 06/04/2016

Research Seminars on topics of Fatigue, Stress, Infertility, Memory Loss, Enduring Chemotherapy and Migraines. Come to discover how TCM can treat these conditions [more] -- 04/04/2016

Eight Day Case Study Workshops on March 26 & 27; April 23 & 24; May 21 & 22; June 18 & 19, 2016 [more] -- 20/02/2016

Four day case study workshops from Nov 26th to Nov 29th at TSTCM [more] -- 02/11/2015

TSTCM Free PLAR Workshop -- Case Study Test Workshop [more] -- 27/109/2015

2015 Pan-Canadian Examination Preparation Workshops will be offered at TSTCM from August 27 to September 2.

2014-2015 Pan Canadian Exams [more]

New Classes Start on May 4th, 2015.[more]

TSTCM Graduates Achieve 100% Pass Rate for the 2014 Pan-Canadian Written Examination! [more]

President Mary Wu Presents TCM at Universities to future health care leaders and professionals [more].

TSTCM Workshops -- Case Study Test Workshop [more] -- 27/09/2014

TSTCM Workshops -- Pan-Canadian Exam Preparation and PLAR [more] -- 14/08/2014

TSTCM at 2014 CNE -- Get Acupuncture, Tuina Massage and TCM Diagnosis at TSTCM booth[more] -- 14/08/2014

Congratulations to Jeff and Corinna for their 10 years Outstanding TCM Services at Blue Mountain Acupuncture Clinic![more]--21/06/2014

TSTCM Graduates Count for 34% of General Members of CTCMPAO[more]--21/06/2014

TSTCM Supports its Graduate to Volunteering in Nepal [more]--30/04/2014

Great Success for Workshops [more] -- 30/04/2014

Pan-Canadian Written Examinations for Acupuncturists and TCM Practitioners Results[more]. -- 09/12/2013

Future MDs Learn Traditional Chinese Medicine [more] -- 09/12/2013

CTCMPAO Council Meeting Highlights [more] -- 09/12/2013

Congratulation to Fion Lee for Winning the iPad mini Draw [more]

TSTCM graduates took the first Pan-Canadian Examination for TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists[more]

The First Entry Level Pan-Canadian Examinations[more] -- 15/06/2013

Congratulation to Alumni of TSTCM [more] -- 25/05/2013

April 1 2013: Proclamation of TCM Act 2006 in Ontario Canada[more] -- 01/04/2013

Official regulation and recognition of the TCM profession in Ontario is finally began![more] -- 26/02/2013

April 1, 2013 is named the date of Proclamation of Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006 in Ontario [more]-- 28/01/2013

We Are Moving -- 16/05/2012

October News At TSTCM-- 24/10/2011

Ontario Regulation of TCM Update -- 24/10/2011

News from the Ontario Government -- 09/02/2011

Ontario Committed to Regulating Traditional Chinese Medicine. Transitional Council Working To Develop Regulations, Standards and Policies. [more]

TSTCM Only Admits High Quality Students-- 08/20/2011

TSTCM is at the CNE Again!-- 08/20/2011

Educational and Examination Requirements for New TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists in Ontario - - 06/25/2011

TSTCM Focusing on Competence Training - - 06/25/2011

News from the Transitional Council - - 06/25/2011

TSTCM Charity Acupuncture Program at the Dorothy Ley Hospice - - 06/07/2011

President Mary Wu Teaches TCM at Universities - - 06/07/2011

Acupuncture Workshop for McMaster University Dragon Boat Club - - 05/29/2011

Presentation to the Canadian Holistic Nutritionists Conference - - 05/28/2011

100% Pass Clean Needle Technique Examinations and receive CNT Certifications -- 20/09/2010

The 2010 Clean Needle Technique (CNT) Course and Certification hosted by TSTCM on Sunday, September 19th is a great success again in our history. All the students have passed both written and practical examinations and will be certified for CNT by the Council of Colleges of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (CCAOM, USA). [learn more]

TSTCM Mini-Med School -- 10/9/2010

In collaboration with the University of Toronto Green Health Discovery Magazine, TSTCM will offer a TSTCM Mini-Med School Certification Program this fall.

The Mini-Med School will help you to become informed with Traditional Chinese Medicine, to develop skills in balancing your mind, body and spirit, and to explore an exciting and rewarding new health care profession. For more details and select topics, please click:

TSTCM at CNE -- 19/8/2010

TSTCM students and faculty will be at the CNE to promote the awareness of TCM for health and for career. [learn more]

For students and faculty please click here for instruction.

TSTCM Focuses on Your Success -- 12/8/2010

Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists are becoming more and more recognized as regulated health care professionals in Canada. [learn more]

TSTCM is Moving Towards Main Stream Health Care System -- 12/8/2010

As one of the leading educational institutions of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in North America, TSTCM continues to improve our curriculum and quality of training. We are also moving forward to introduce TCMA into main stream health care system through research, education and patient care.

Dr. Mary Wu has joined the University of Toronto Wilson Center for Advancing Healthcare Education and Practice Through Research. [learn more]

TSTCM is moving toward introducing and integrating TCM and Acupuncture into the mainstream health care system -- 12/8/2010

Hiring TCM Practitioners at TSTCM for integrative medicine in the care & treatment of patients. [learn more]

Free Seminar -- 1/8/2009

TSTCM is proud to present to the public a series of seminars by candidates of the Advanced TCM Diploma Program (4220h/5yrs) on varies topics including infertility, endometriosis & menstrual pain, high cholesterol, prevention of Swine flu, Sports injury and TCM, and TCM for longevity. Click here for details…

TSTCM volunteer at the Four Village Community Health Center [learn more] -- 22/7/2009

Pulse & Tongue Diagnosis, Acupuncture & Tuina Massage are the most wanted on Wellness Days -- 15/7/2009

TCM was the MOST WANTED by employees on Wellness Days at the Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts, and the Community Home Assistance to Seniors. Click here for more -- 15/7/2009

Financial Help Available to Qualified People -- 5/3/2009

Second career in acupuncture can be both exciting and rewarding. Now, you may qualify for full founding to cover the tuition, books, training supplies, transportation, disability and other. Visit us for more personal help or click here for more information: 


TCM Regulation -- 5/3/2009

1)    An invitation from the Transitional Council of CTCMPAO has been sent to TCM associations and educational institutions for nomination/application for practitioner volunteers to participate in the drafting of TCM competencies by the Canadian Alliance of Regulatory Bodies for TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists (CARB).

2)    The winter/spring 2009 Transitional Council newsletter can be down loaded online with many essential information and answers to very important questions.

3)    An Open Letter from the President of the Transitional Council to practitioners and stakeholders can be viewed in both English and Chinese on the College’s website. 

Click the link for more information:

Ontario Establishes New College of Traditional Chinese Medicine -- 26/6/2008

-McGuinty Government Helps Ensure Alternative Health Care Is Safe

Ontario has appointed a 15-member transitional council to oversee the practises and services of traditional Chinese medicine practitioners and acupuncturists. The first public meeting of the council was held on June 26, 2008. Learn more...

TSTCM Part of Government Funding Research Project
-Government funding for Ginseng Project
-- 8/2/2008

Minister of Research and Innovation made an announcement of over $6 million funding for New Technologies for Ginseng Agriculture and Product Development led by Dr. Ed Lui at the University of Western Ontario yesterday. The Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TSTCM) is one of the participants of this research project.

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Ginseng as a Qi tonic has been used for thousands of years for health promotion, disease prevention, and treatments with significant benefits for mental, physical and sexual vital energy in many systems. With the government funding, research in developing new technology and new products for Ginseng will be possible. These results of research and innovation will not only enrich our knowledge but also enhance the benefit of ginseng for our health.

This funding is also an indication and beginning of the confidence and support of the government for natural health products and for TCM. TSTCM is very excited and getting prepared for the starting of the projects.

TSTCM at Women's Health Matters -- 2/2/2008

TSTCM has attended 2008 Women's Health Matters organized by the New Women's College Hospital. Dr. Wu's lecture on TCM for women's health was filled with crowded audience. The lecture was inspiring, informative and interactive. Many people were attracted to the booth after the presentation and have experienced TCM pulse and tongue diagnosis, acupuncture and tuina massage treatments from the students. TSTCM participates over 20 shows or fairs and events every year to educate the general public, health professions and university students about the benefit of TCM for health and for career. These events also provide students an opportunity to get exposure and learn business promotion and public relations. Click here to take a virtual tour of the show.

B.C. to add acupuncture as a supplementary benefit --10/10/2007

Acupuncture treatments will be included for the first time in Canada as a supplementary benefit for Medical Services Plan (MSP) in British Columbia. This has set a milestone in the history of TCM in Canada and it opens the door  for future integration of TCM into the Health Care System. For details, please click here to read the news release.

The third successful Clean Needle Technique Course at TSTCM

In order to ensure the safety of the practitioners, patients and the general public, the Toronto School of Traditional Chinese Medicine has successfully hosted the third Clean Needle Technique (CNT) course and certification examinations on September 30, 2007. CNT certification is one of the requirements for acupuncture examination and certification by the US National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Over 40 states recognize NCCAOM certification for professional license. Learn more...

Doctor of TCM to be recognized in Ontario
Educational Requirements Discussed
TSTCM Well Prepared

Ontario Health Minister asked the Health Professions Regulatory Advisory Council (HPRAC) for advice concerning the use of the “Doctor” title by certain members of the new College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners of Ontario.

HPRAC is accepting submissions from interested stakeholders.

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