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Massage therapy shouldn’t play by a different set of rules; show your support for GST/HST exemption for massage therapy services!

Massage therapy shouldn’t play by a different set of rules; show your support for GST/HST exemption for massage therapy services!

Massage Therapists are qualified, educated, and moving towards regulation in many provinces. Their practice greatly benefits the healthcare outcomes of their patients.


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CMTA National Conference REGISTRATION IS OPEN! Vancouver, BC September 6 & 7, 2024

Registration is NOW OPEN for the National CMTA Conference hosted by RMTBC in Vancouver on September 6 & 7.  Please visit the link for registration, accommodation, agenda and speaker information!

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Health & Dental Group Benefits for CMTA Members

The CMTA Board of Directors is pleased to introduce health & dental plan options as an exciting and valuable benefit for CMTA members!

The next OPEN ENROLLMENT takes place March 1-April 1, 2024!  

Are you a CMTA member? If you are a massage therapist and you hold a current membership with one of the provincial associations that comprise the CMTA Membership, then you are eligible to apply!  Please visit Our Members page for a list of our current member associations and links to their websites for further information on how to become a member of the provincial association where you practice.

Perlinger Group Benefits have flex plans available with single, couple and family rate options.

For complete details, please click here!


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The CMTA is pleased to consult with the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association, the Canadian Health Care and Anti-fraud Association and individual Insurance Companies on issues of mutual concern.

Only massage therapy associations who respect the highest standards of education, training and on-going professional development can be considered for membership in the CMTA.

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CMTA supports high educational standards for Massage Therapists.

Research and evidence informed practice is the cornerstone of education and training for MTs in Canada and is an integral component in massage therapy treatment plans for Canadian Patients.

The CMTA is a supportive network for innovation and knowledge transfer of contemporary research in massage therapy.

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The CMTA believes that it is in the best interest of patients and the profession that all provinces and territories regulate Massage Therapists under their Health Professions Act.

The CMTA encourages and supports those non-regulated jurisdictions to seek regulation that meet the requirements set out by the National Agreement on Internal Trade.

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