The role and authority of the College is set out in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA), the Health Professions Procedural Code, the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991 (ASLPA), and the regulation, made under these Acts along with the policies and by-laws of the College.
To Protect the Public, the College:
Sets the education and other qualifications necessary to enter the professions;
Administers quality assurance programs that members are required to participate in to help maintain their competence;
Develops professional and ethical standards and guidelines;
Provides complaint and discipline processes for people who feel that the standards have not been met.