Vision - Mission - Mandate

Our vision statement:

“CASLPO will be an outstanding leader among the regulators of health care professionals.”

Our mission statement:

“The College is committed to ensuring that the people of Ontario receive respectful, effective, high quality audiology and speech-language pathology services provided by competent self-regulated practitioners.”

Our mandate:

“The purpose of the College is to regulate the professions of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. The College serves and protects the public interest, and governs its members in accordance with the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA), the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991 (ASLPA), and the regulations, policies and by-laws of the College.”

Our core values:

“Serves and Protects the Public Interest

The College acts to serve and protect the public interest.

Provides Quality Service

The College provides high quality service to the public and to its members. It strives to improve continuously its level of service delivery.

Accountability & Transparency

The College is accountable to the public, the government and its members through governance and administrative processes that are open, fair, responsive, respectful and professional.

Acts with Integrity

The College treats people and its stakeholders with dignity and respect.

Teamwork and Collaboration are Essential

The knowledge, commitment and skills of Council, staff, volunteers and members drive the College’s success. Individual roles are defined and clearly understood and everyone involved works in a collegial manner together.”

Our objects:

“The College has the following objects, as set out in s. 3 of the Health Professions Procedural Code (“the Code”), being Schedule 2 to the RHPA:

  1. To regulate the practice of the professions and to govern the members in accordance with the ASLPA, the Code and the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 and the regulations and by-laws flowing therefrom.
  2. To develop, establish and maintain standards of qualification for persons to be issued certificates of registration.
  3. To develop, establish and maintain programs and standards of practice to assure the quality of the practice of the professions.
  4. To develop, establish and maintain standards of knowledge and skill and programs to  promote continuing evaluation, competence and improvement among the members.

    4.1 To develop, in collaboration and consultation with other Colleges, standards of knowledge, skill and judgment relating to the performance of controlled acts common among health professions to enhance interprofessional collaboration, while respecting the unique character of individual health professions and their members.
  5. To develop, establish and maintain standards of professional ethics for the members.
  6. To develop, establish and maintain programs to assist individuals to exercise their rights under the Code and the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991.
  7. To administer the ASLPA, the Code and the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 as they relate to the profession and to perform the other duties and exercise the other powers that are imposed or conferred on the College.
  8. To promote and enhance relations between the College and its members, other health profession colleges, key stakeholders, and the public.
  9. To promote inter-professional collaboration with other health profession colleges.
  10. To develop, establish, and maintain standards and programs to promote the ability of members to respond to changes in practice environments, advances in technology and other emerging issues.
  11. Any other objects relating to human health care that the Council considers

Strategic Plan 2018-2021

Click here to review the College's current three year Strategic Plan.


This website is intended to provide information to the public and registrants. Should there be difference in documentation previously distributed to CASLPO registrants, it is up to the registrant to source the latest version posted on the CASLPO website. Note: the term "member" and "registrant" are used interchangeably throughout CASLPO's website and documents. Both terms are synonymous to "member" as defined in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991, and the Regulations under those Acts.