TORONTO, July 10, 2017 – It has come to the attention of the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO) that Brandon Carter-Teixeira, Registered Massage Therapist (RMT) practising Massage Therapy in Brampton, Ontario, was charged by the Peel Regional Police on July 7, 2017 with one count of sexual assault contrary to Section 271 of the Criminal Code of Canada.
Brandon Carter-Teixeira was released from custody on a promise to appear and has signed an undertaking before a Justice of the Peace agreeing that he will:
- Not provide Massage Therapy services unless in the direct company of a third party.
- Not change addresses without notifying Peel Regional Police.
- Not possess (or apply for any authorization to possess) any weapons as defined by the Criminal Code.
- Not contact or communicate with the complainant in any way except through legal counsel or attend any place where the complainant is known to frequent except for court appearances.
CMTO has commenced an investigation into these charges. Please see the CMTO’s public register here for further details.
CMTO is cooperating with Peel Regional Police. Please see the Peel Regional Police’s news release for additional information.
About the College of Massage Therapists of Ontario (CMTO)
CMTO is the regulator established by the provincial government to regulate the practice of Massage Therapy and to govern the conduct of Registered Massage Therapists (RMTs) in the province of Ontario through the provisions of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991 (RHPA) and the Massage Therapy Act, 1991. CMTO is dedicated to excellence in protecting the public’s interest, guiding its registrants and promoting the highest possible quality of the practice of Massage Therapy.
For more information, contact:
Director, Policy and Communications
College of Massage Therapists of Ontario