Occupational Therapy Canada

Occupational Therapy Canada represents all sectors of the occupational therapy profession in Canada, including researchers, educators, regulators and professional associations. Occupational Therapy Canada promotes information sharing and coordinated action and planning on strategic priorities identified from time to time to further the development of the occupational therapy profession.

To conduct work of the council, Occupational Therapy Canada:

  • Identifies key areas and emerging trends;
  • Determines priority initiatives for collaborative action;
  • Establishes compatible and facilitating processes for action;
  • Ensures effective communication within and beyond the profession;
  • Sponsors an annual forum to advance work on identified priorities.

Terms of Reference

What is OTC? OT Now article written by Andrew Freeman and Susan Rappolt (2015)

Occupational Therapy Canada Reflection Day Report

Occupational Therapy Canada is composed of the following national organizations:

Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy Regulatory Organizations (ACOTRO)


Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy University Programs (ACOTUP)


Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT)


Canadian Occupational Therapy Foundation (COTF)

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