The 20th Journey of Canada Society of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture
The CSCMA was established in Toronto on 17th April 1994, through the efforts of Edwako Chu (president), Yuzhai Cen,(vice-president), and the other members of the CSCMA Preparatory Committee (Taklin Lai, David Quang, Zhuran Zhou, Sherman Lai).
The first International Conference of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine was organized by CSCMA in Toronto. More than 300 practitioners came from around the world to attend the conference. The delegation of China led by Guoben Chu, the vice director-general of State Ministration of TCM of China(SMTCM), and De Gao, the vice-president of China Academy of TCM(CATCM) attended the conference. More than 60 papers were presented at the conference and were collected into a volume.
CSCMA president Edward Chu, and Zunji Xu, the president of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Quebec (CMAAQ), signed an alliance between the two associations.
June 29, 1997
Elections were held for the executive committee of CSCMA. Mr. Yuzhai Cen was elected as the president, Taklin Lai, Quanfu Zhou and Kamtian Ho as vice-presidents. Other committee members included: Qingtong Sun, Paiwoon Chan, and Sherman Lai.
Zhixiang Shen, director of Department of International Co-operation of the State Ministration of Chinese Medicine of China, held the conference of the “World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies” in New York, US. CSCMA president Yuzhai Cen and Vice-president Quanfu Zhou attended the conference as representatives of Canada.
CSCMA president Yuzhai Cen was invited to Beijing to participate in the 20th Meeting of China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and there negotiated a relationship of cooperation and exchange between the two associations.
協會邀請俾诗省中醫針灸管理局主席樂美森和總監黃志強來訪多倫多，在Toronto City hall召开大会，介紹俾诗省中醫針灸立法經驗，吹响了安省中医针灸立法的结集号。图片
CSCMA invited the president of The College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia (CTCMA), Mason Loh, and the inspector-general of CTCMA, Zhiqiang Huang, to visit Toronto to share their experiences in the process of legislation and regulation of TCM and acupuncture in British Columbia.
The 2nd International Conference of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine was held successfully at Toronto. Quanfu Zhou was the chair of the preparatory conference. More than 500 representatives from around the world attended the conference. More than 100 papers were presented. The Secretary-General of China Association of TCM, Wenyi Song, and director of Department of Science and Technology, State Ministration of TCM of China, Xingdong He, led the delegation from China to attend the conference. The conference collection was edited by Mr. Zhao Cheng.
In June 2001
The director of Department of Medicine Policies, State Ministration of TCM of China, Sulun Sun and Haidong Zhu visited Toronto and the CSCMA.
December 24, 2001
CSCMA President Yuzhai Cen passed away, the grand memorial service, arranged by Mr. Quanfu Zhou, was attended by members of the CSCMA and other Chinese medicine associations.
The CSCMA Executive Committee elected Quanfu Zhou as new CSCMA president, Taklin Lai as the administrative vice-president, Kamtim Ho as the vice-president, and Zhao Cheng as the president assistant. Reorganizing of CSCMA’s finance and its routine work.
CSCMA built its office and hired a secretary.
CSCMA officially set up the College of Continued Education of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine with both Chinese and English classes, providing advanced courses to its members.
CSCMA and Canada Herbal Products Association welcome the traditional Chinese Medicine delegation from China, led by the heads of State Administration of TCM of China, Shuting Fang and Chengde Wang.
CSCMA’s website was extended and modified, planed by vice-president Zhao Cheng and designed by George Guangrong Song.
The 3rd executive committee of CSCMA was re-elected. Quanfu Zhou was elected as the president, Taklin Lai the administrative vice-president, Sheman Lai and Zhao Cheng, the vice presidents. The committee members and alternate committee members include: Paiwoon Chan, Zhiqiang Shan ,Kamtin Ho, Hongmin Zhang, Chunshi Chu, Rong Wang, Xiaobing Sun, Jill Ray, and Hua Tao. The election process was directed by Wende Liao, with Jianxun Au as the adviser.
On June 23 2002
More than 400 members and guests attended the 8th CSCMA Annual Meeting to celebrate CSCMA’s anniversary and the establishment of its 3rd Executive Council.
The foreign national office of Chinese State Council sent a delegation of six experts in chinese medicine to Toronto, giving free medical treatments with the academic courses.
CSCMA joint sponsored the Toronto International Healthcare Festival organized by the Canadian Association and Toronto Healthy Times. Many practitioners gave free medical treatment at the Festival.
協會為了統一針刺消毒操作技術，維護公眾健康利益，邀請多倫多市政府公共衛生有關部門負責人Ms. Marynisha Moola和Ms. JoannBraithwaite在市政大廳作有關問題的具體要求及方法的演講。这次大会对提高和整頓中醫針灸診所的衛生水平起到了很大的作用。在这次大会上，Mike Colle 議員提議將中醫立法作為安省自由黨競選綱領之一，受到协会会员的广泛支持。
March 2, 2003
CSCMA invited Marynisha Moola and Joann Braithwaite, from the department of Toronto Public Health, to deliver speeches in the city hall about the challenges in unifying acupuncture disinfection operation technology in the interest of public protection, as well as urged acupuncture clinics to improve and reorganize their sanitary condition. In this conference, councilor Mike Colle, proposed TCM legislation as one of the Liberal Party election campaign programmed in Ontario, which was supported by most members of the CSCMA.
Dezhong Cha & Zhengdou Wu, the officers of State Administration of TCM of China, professor Guanyuan Ding, doctor from the Shanghai First Bughouse, Guangsheng Yu & Zhang Hua, the heads of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Quebec (CMAAQ) visited Toronto and were greeted by: Zhou Quanfu, Edwako Chu, Zhao Chang, Xiaobing Sun and Kamtim Ho.
The director of CSCMA, Xiaobin Sun met with the delegation of Liangning Chinese medicine.
CSCMA leaders Quanfu Zhou，Zhao Cheng and Wende Liao participated in the 8th Anniversary Conference of the Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Association of Quebec (CMAAQ).
CSCMA president Quanfu Zhou and Zhao Cheng attended the 4th Meeting of China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Beijing.
CSCMA delegation attended the 1st meeting of World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies(WFCMS) in Beijing. Quanfu Zhou was elected into the Executive Council, while Taklin Lai and Zhao Cheng were elected as consultative board members.
More than 400 CSCMA members and guests attended the celebration of CSCMA 9th anniversary meeting and new years party.
September 19, 2004
CSCMA celebrated its 10th Anniversary with academic lectures and an evening banquet. The delegation of China’s State Administration of TCM, led by Zhixiang Sheng, director-general of department of international cooperation, attended this activity. The CSCMA 10th anniversary Commemorative book was published.
The Liberal party government moves to regulate TCM and Acupuncture in Ontario; appointing Mr. Tony Wong, Mike Colle and 2 other MPP’s to hold consultations with the public to determine the best way to regulate this important practice.
May 18, 2005
The CSCMA and representatives from the Chamber of Chinese Herbal Medicine of Canada had friendly talks for promoting TCM legislation in Ontario.
May 23, 2005
Association were invited to attend the inaugural gala dinner for Chinese Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Canada Lu Shumin.
The 4th executive committee of CSCMA was elected. Mak Sze Yum as president , Zhao Cheng, Carson Palden and Hongming Zhang as vice-president , Liu Zeng as Secretary-General.
大會由全加中醫藥針灸協會副會長 、第三屆國際傳統醫藥大會籌委會主席程昭博士和世界中醫藥學會聯會秘書長李振吉共同主持，刘增玉任秘书长。 中國衛生部副部長、國家中醫藥管理局局長、世界中醫藥學會聯會主席佘靖率領中國代表團專程赴多倫多參加大會，大會收到學術論文200多篇，舉行了100多场場學術報告。（有圖）
September 20 t0 22, 2006
The Third International Congress of Traditional Medicine—sponsored by the World Federation of Chinese Medicine Societies and hosted by the Canadian Society of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture—was successfully convened in Toronto, Canada. More than 800 Chinese medicine and acupuncture experts from around the world attended the Congress. The conference was co-chaired by Mr. Zhao Cheng and Secretary-General of the WFCMS, Zhenji Li. Vice-Minister of the Ministry of Health, Director of State Administration TCM of China, She Jing, led the Chinese delegation to attend the Assembly, Congress received more than 200 academic papers, and held more than 100 panels.
The Board of executives of CSCMA with the support of its members, held an emergency press conference. It urged associations to support the provincial legislation for the regulation of traditional Chinese Medicine.
November 19, 2006
Opposed to legislation, some people outrageously attempted to dissolve the Association Council, and establish a so-called “transitional executives committee” to create a “Cultural Revolution”. The power-play split the association.
On the 3rd of December, The Board of executives held an emergency meeting, and re-organized the Board of executives. Zhao Cheng was elected as president, Hongmin Zhang as vice-president, Pui woon Chan, the Secretary-General, Keqin Chen, Ziqiang Shan, Xiaobing Sun, Rong Zhu and Sheliu Cui as director of the new Board of executives. Former president Mak Sze Yum publicly apologized and resigned. The Association was reunited and back on road to legislation.
November 23, 2006
The legislation regulating the practice of traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has passed its third and final reading and will become law once it receives Royal Assent. Health and Long-Term Care Minister, George Smitherman, announced: “This legislation regulating traditional Chinese Medicine will help ensure that Ontarians who choose alternative health care like TCM and acupuncture are receiving safe, quality care from practitioners who have recognized skills and training”
Bill-50 has been passed. The CSCMA Logo was redesigned.
February 4, 2007
CSCMA held a grand celebration for the successful legislation of TCM acupuncture. Representatives from different levels of the Canadian government, and the People’s Republic of China Consulate in Toronto attended the celebration. The federal government Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, sent a DVD video presentations. Ontario Minister of Health and Long Term Care, Hon. George Smitherman, gave praise to our society CSCMA for its role in actively promoting Ontario TCM acupuncture legislation. Ontario Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Hon. Mike Cole praised CSCMA for its many years in the public health service, and its contribution to the popularity of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture.
The president Mr. Zhao Cheng the issued award plaques to Mr. George Smitherman and Mr. Mike Cole for their great contribution in supporting the legislation of TCM and Acupuncture.
February 15, 2007
Zhao Cheng was invited to attend a New Year Gala Dinner hosted by the Consulate General of P.R. China in Toronto. The new Consulate General in Toronto, Ms. Zhu Tao Ying, made a warm speech at the party.
February 21, 2007
CSCMA leaders were invited to attend a Chinese New Year diner hosted by the Ontario Liberal Party. Premier Dalton McGuinty attended the dinner to celebrate the Chinese New Year.
July, 15, 2007
Consul General Ms. Zhu Taoying and Consul Mr. Huo Mingwu attended the 13th anniversary party of CSCMA.
China Association of Chinese Medicine visited Toronto welcomed by CSCMA.
President of the CSCMA, Zhao Cheng visited headquarter of WFAS in Beijing, and had a meeting with WFAS’s Chair, Deng Liangyue. Mr. Cheng expressed the wish of CSCMA to join the WFAS and introduced to Mr.Deng the current situation and legislation process of Acupuncture in Canada. Mr. Deng gave his congratulations for the successful legislation of TCM and Acupuncture in Ontario and warmly welcome CSCMA to join the WFAS. Deputy Secretary-General of the WFAS, Ms. Song Li attended the meeting and discussed issues related to health care, education, scientific research, administration and legislation in Canada.
CSCMA founding president & honorary president, Edwako Chu, passed away at the age of 87. The association held a grand memorial for his passing.
At the gala dinner for the 14th anniversary of CSCMA, a call was made for donations to the earthquake relief fun for Sichuan-Wenchuan. The warm hearts of its practitioners became apparent as the CSCMA raised $ 6452 CAD. The donations were delivered to Canadian Red Cross for the earthquake, representing best wishes to the victims from the Chinese medicine practitioners in Canada.
陳佩媛任會長， 張洪敏; 孫霄冰， 單自強出任副會長。
The president Zhao Cheng resigned after being selected as a member of the Transitional Council of the College of TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario. The executive committee reshuffled as follows: Pui woon Chan was elected as president, with Hongmin Zhang, Xiaobing Sun and Zhiqiang San as vice presidents.
July 22, 2008
The leaders of CSCMA welcomed the new Chinese Ambassador in Canada , Lan Lijun.
CSCMA organized a party for the departure of Zhao Cheng, who entered the Transitional Council of the College of TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario, with wishes that he would continue to work for the promotion of TCM and public safety.
August 6, 2008
CSCMA held several seminars and met with new members.
|全加中醫藥針灸協會和中國醫藥教育協會聯合舉辦的“新世紀中醫藥科技論壇”在多倫多萬錦市Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall成功召開。中國遼寧中醫藥大學校務委員會主任王明玉教授，遼寧中醫藥大學外事學院付院長劉景峰博士，北京中國中醫科學院科技合作中心主任鄢良教授，河南張永紅教授，王笑青教授，北京中醫藥大學教授許文忠博士等著名的專家學者，大會也邀請了在本地和該協會的一些學者專家，講演會的內容涉及到針灸，中藥，方劑，皮膚，內科，婦科，教育等各個領域。專家們精湛的講演，給與會者帶來新的視野及臨床啟發和幫助。600多人出席了闭幕晚宴，中國遼寧中醫藥大學和加拿大中医学院签订了联合办学和培养研究生的协议。（有圖）
CSCMA and the Association of Chinese Medicine Acupuncture Education jointly organized the “New Century Chinese Medicine Technology Forum” in Toronto. The event was held at the Crystal Fountain Banquet Hall in Markham. Professor Wang Mingyu, director of the Council of China Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Dr, Liu Jingfeng, vice –principal of Institute of Foreign Affairs of Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Professor Yan Liang, director of Beijing Science and Technology Cooperation Center, China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Professor Zhang Yonghong, Professor Wang Xiaoqing, from Nenan Province, Professor Xu,Wenzhong, from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, were in attendance . The General Assembly also invited a number of scholars to present lectures in various fields related to acupuncture herbal medicine, prescription, skin, internal medicine, gynecology, and education. More than 600 people attended the closing banquet, China Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Canada TCM College signed an agreement for joint school and post graduate training.
January 18, 2009
More than 400 people attended the party celebrating the New Year.
February 3, 2009
Invited by CSCMA and the College of Canadian TCM, experts from Liaoning University of TCM arrived in Toronto, and conducted the first post graduate enrollment. Experts include Professor Jin Mingxiu, Gu Song and Chen Yiguo. CSCMA and the Canadian College of TCM held a welcome dinner, and discussions regarding Chinese medicine and acupuncture research, globalization, and modernization were held.
Former MPP Mr. Tony Wang passed away due to illness. Former president Zhao Cheng commemorated his career and wrote a tribute for Mr. Wang: “Mr. Tony Wang’s untimely death, is not only a great loss to the Chinese community in Ontario, but also a great loss to the TCM and acupuncture profession in Ontario. We lost a succinct politician, and mourn for the loss of one of the founders of acupuncture legislation. In the spring of 2005, the Liberal government appointed Tony Wang to be responsible for TCM legislation, it had numerous consultation and public hearings. He made plain his trust for traditional Chinese medicine with understanding and enthusiasm. He often said: legislation of TCM & acupuncture into the health professions, is the only way to continue the development of the industry and protect its interests. He listened carefully to the views of all parties, understood legitimate demands, while eliminating interference and defamation. On November 23, 2006, after nearly two years of discussions, the Provincial Assembly passed 3 reading, marking the successful legislation of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture. This was the long-sought goal of TCM acupuncture and was also an important part of reforming of Ontario’s health care.”
President Pui Woon Chan, vice president Xiaobing Sun and Ziqiang Shan were invited to attend a dinner celebrating China’s 60th anniversary. The party was held by the Chinese Consulate General in Toronto.
Ontario provincial government celebrates the 60th anniversary of China .Association leaders were invited for the flag raising ceremony and reception.
CSCMA held the Spring Festival Gala and raised funds for Haiti earthquake relief. Guests from Ontario Culture and Tourism, Minister Michacel Chen, Member of Parliament Canada, Hon Derek Lee, city councilor, Chin Lee, the Consulate General of China in Toronto, Consul Jiang Dianchang, and others were in attendance. The party raised a total of $ 3,400 for Haitian people in need.
April 4, 2010
A forum was held for new members, where issues of concern in Chinese medicine and acupuncture regulation were discussed.
Associations organized and invited CTCMPAO Registrar Amly Chuang, to explain the process of TCM and Acupuncture regulation in Ontario.
CSCMA hosted a welcome dinner for the Chinese medical delegation led by Mr.Wang Guoqiang, Vice Minister of Health Ministry of China and Director China’s State Medicine Administration Bureau. The delegation visited the Federal Health Ministry, the College of TCM Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario, and CSCMA.
Consulate General of the P.R. China in Toronto held a reception to celebrate China’s 61st anniversary, and Chen Ligang assumption of office. Xiaobing Sun on behalf of the president, vice president ZIqiang Shan, Secretary General Zhao Cheng and Tak Lin Lai were in attendance.
Association Chapter modification is completed, the new constitution is published, laying the foundation for the Association elections.
The CSCMA conducted the Fifth Council elections with a public poll. Zhao Cheng was elected president, Xiao Bing Sun and Pui Woon Chan as vice presidents, Gengmin Tang as Secretary General of the new Board of Directors. This election is the first time a popular vote by CSCMA members was conducted, and there were more than 500 votes. This fully shows that the majority of members paid attention and care for the association leadership election. As the association celebrated the Chinese New Year and the inaugural dinner, Zhao Cheng, new president on behalf of the new Council report on the work and the new outlook, he said: CSCMA of Ontario is the largest professional body of TCM and acupuncture, along with a good reputation and impression in the community. But since the start of TCM acupuncture legislation, it has experienced many ups and downs, struggles between those who support legislation and those against, battled with justice and evil. It have seen the results of the unanimous choice in today’s democratic elections. The CSCMA Council will continue to provide our utmost efforts to benefit our members and TCM acupuncture industry, as well as the common interests of the public. With the support of majority of members and wishes of the people, CSCMA will be standing again with a positive and upright image in front of the Ontario public.”
October 16, 2011
2011 Niagara International forum on Healthy Living hosted by the Niagara city government, CSCMA and the Canadian Health Times. Forum held at Niagara Falls Convention Center, over 100 professionals, experts and scholars from Canada, China, Hong Kong and around the world gathered in Niagara city.
The CSCMA hosted a dinner for the delegation of experts in Chinese medicine, led by the deputy director of China State Administration of TCM, Wu Gang.
January 15, 2012
CSCMA Held a large party celebrating the 2012 Spring Festival. More than 500 guests, friends and members attended the festivities.
The leaders of CSCMA attended the inaugural dinner to welcome Chinese Consul General in Toronto Mr. Fang Li and his wife, Gao Lijuan. Party hosted by the Toronto Chinese community.
The CSCMA hosted a gala dinner to celebrate the CSCMA’s 18th anniversary. Representatives from all three levels of government, members of the Chinese Consulate General in Toronto, the Chinese community and society, friends and members totaling over 500 attended. The delegation of Liaoning University of TCM were invited by Canadian Academy of TCM to attend the event. Professor Liu Jingfeng gave a speech of congratulations, and with the dean of Mr.Genming Tang, awarded master degree diploma and doctor degree certificates to joint institute students.
President Zhao Cheng, vice president of Xiao Bing Sun and Secretary-General of Gengming Tang have a meeting with the new members; explaining current regulations and how to start a new clinic.
Unfortunately, vice president of the Association, Shan Ziqiang died of illness, the association held a grand memorial ceremony. Memorial by vice president of association, Sun Xiao Bing, president of association Zhao Cheng presented an eulogy commending his long and upstanding to the association and community. Zhao Cheng, president said in the eulogy: Shan Ziqiang was born in TCM family and enthusiastic in the TCM career. He made positive contribution, especially for the popularization and development of Chinese medicine in Canada. He was honest, hard-working, and never care about personal gains and losses. Since 18 years, each event of the Association, his shadow was there and involved in the preparation and formation, as well as put more effort and labor for development of the Association. He has been in charge of general affairs and finance in association for many years. He worked seriously and never complained; He participated in the preparations for major international academic conference of Association in 2000 and 2006.He made outstanding contributions for protecting and convening of the conference; He was open-minded to learn and treated others with sincerity, He had excellent skills of TCM. He recited classical TCM medical literature fluently. He was famous TCM therapist with abundant clinical experience in Toronto. He was upright of character. He actively promoted and supported TCM legislation; In 2006 unrest, association was in urgent crisis, He could stand and uphold justice, as well as protected assets of Association; Dr. Shan was honorable and selfless. When people with ulterior motives in association under false accusations and association extremely difficult with financial situation, Dr. Shan gave his personal loan to support the operation of the Association. In 2010, Doctor Shan also participated in finalizing revision of the chapter when he was ill as well as actively participated in the 2011 Association elections. He gave active support and encouragement to new board of association. Doctor Shan was enthusiastic public utilities and helped others. Many new immigrants and new members have been subjected to his help and support. He was famous for his kindness in the association and called “workhorse.” His tragic death that was a great loss to CSCMA. We lost a loyal soldier; It was a significant loss in field of TCM in Canada, and the public lost a trusted doctor.
Transitional Council of Ontario practitioners and acupuncturists Authority noticed, and pointed out that the majority of TCM practitioners were still confused and misled by some people. Only the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and the existing Ontario practitioners and acupuncturists power Authority transitional Council (Council) had the power to regulate health care professionals as well as determine the standards for registration.
Canadian Society of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture, CMAAC and CCHMC together held the TCM registration instruction seminars at Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto. They invited the Emily Cheung, register of TC-CTCMPAO, who made detailed explanation about how to fill the registration forms. Over 400 members and TCM practitioners attended the two seminars in the morning and afternoon on the day.
协会舉辦慶祝安省中醫師針灸師正式註冊暨協會19周年晚宴，會長程昭致辭說道：安省中醫，針灸師成功註冊，為此安省的中醫針灸發展開始了一個新紀元，傳統的中醫針灸從此步入加拿大健康衛生專業的殿堂，我們要感謝安省自由黨政府，感謝陳國治廳長在立法幾年來對中醫界的貢獻，也感謝已故黃誌華議員對50號中醫法案起草和通過中作出的貢獻，我們也決不能忘記Mike Colle 議員在2003年提議將中醫立法作為自由黨競選綱領之一。感謝安省中醫針灸臨時管理局幾年來的工作，在註冊考試過程能夠順應業界的現狀和呼聲，采取一系列靈活和務實的方法，使廣大業者能夠順利註冊。註冊的成功，標誌著中醫針灸正式進入安省的衛生專業，標誌著我們協會理事會幾年來支持立法的方針，路線是正確的，特別是在註冊過程中采取的措施方法是得力的，有效地與管理局溝通協商，積極地幫助會員，使大部分會員順利註冊。也標誌著安省爭取立法規管的正義力量戰勝了反對立法的倒退破壞勢力。勝利屬於安省中醫，屬於在座的每一位。图片
CSCMA held a grand banquet celebrating the official registration of Chinese medicine and acupuncture and its 19th anniversary.
CSCMA president Mr. Zhao Cheng addressed to the gala. He said that over 80% of CSCMA members have or are currently being registered. The successful TCM practitioners and acupuncturists registration of Ontario has begun a new era for the provincial TCM industry. The traditional Chinese medicine enters the Canadian health professions system. We would like to thank the Ontario Liberal government, and a special thanks to
Minister Michael Chan, who has made great effort for the TCM legislation during past several years. We also appreciate the late Member of Provincial Parliament Tony Wong for his contribution to the No. 50 Act of TCM legislation in the drafting. We must not forget that Mr. Mike Colle proposed the TCM legislation as part of the Liberal party election platform in 2003. We appreciate the work of Transitional Council of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario, who is able to adapt the various situations and listen to the opinions of the industry, and take a flexible and pragmatic approach during the registration process, and has the majority practitioners registered smoothly. The successful registration marks that TCM has officially entered the Ontario Health Professions. It proves that CSCMA Committee has been leading an appropriate approach to support the legislation and made effective effort in past several years. We have communicated efficiently with TCCTCMPAO to help our members so that the most of them get the registration done. This also marks that the positive forces defeated the destructive forces during the provincial legislation. The victory belongs to the Ontario TCM industry, and to everyone here.
Representatives of CSCMA were invited to attend the Toronto public farewell for former Chinese Deputy Consul General Consulate General in Toronto, Zhang Mei Fong, and welcome the arrival of the Consulate General, Deputy Consul General Xu Wei, there were more than 200 people who attended the farewell and welcoming event.
January 12, 2014
The CSCMA held a grand opening party for Spring Festival of 2014 at the Century Palace Hotel. After registering Ontario legislation for TCM and acupuncture, the friends from Chinese medicine usher their first New Year.
全加中醫藥針灸協會就“2014年加中傳統醫藥國際論壇暨協會20周年慶典大會”召開新聞發布會。會長程昭說明了新聞發布會的主題和宗旨：加拿大全加中醫藥針灸協會（CSCMA）、中國中華中醫藥學會和中國遼寧中醫藥大學共同主辦的2014年加中傳統醫藥國際論壇兼全加中醫藥針灸協會二十週年慶典，將於2014年8月10日，在MEC （Markham Event Centre）隆重舉行，這將是加拿大安省中醫針灸正式監管一年後的第一次學術盛典， 論壇將有開幕式、主題演講、專題報告與交流、現場演示工作坊，會議場所有中醫藥健康產品和設備的展覽。晚上有盛大的20週年慶典晚宴，在慶典中将頒發協會20週年的紀念勳章给為安省民眾健康事業作出貢獻的中醫師和針灸師。
The CSCMA held a news conference for “2014 International Forum of TCM and Celebration CSCMA 20th Anniversary “. A press conference chaired by Xiao Bing Sun, Zhao Cheng explains the theme: The 2014 International Forum of Traditional Chinese Medicine, co-hosted by the CSCMA, China Association of Chinese Medicine, and Liaoning University of TCM, is to be held on August 9 to 11, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. The forum will be seminars, lectures, reports and demo workshops besides the opening ceremony and closing banquet. The attendants will have the rare opportunities to hear lectures by world-renowned experts and scholars in traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture, to exchange and share each other’s latest research and clinic experiences in all areas regarding TCM and acupuncture. There will also be displays and exhibitions of Chinese medicine and healthcare products and equipment, whereby attendants will become familiarized with the latest developments in products for TCM and acupuncture .
The 20th anniversary grand celebration dinner will be at night, and in celebration, commemorative medals for the 20th anniversary of the Association will be presented to practitioners and acupuncturists for their contribution to Ontarian and public health.