Healer Exemption

Providing traditional healing services to aboriginal persons or members of an aboriginal community

Health Professions Act BC

Exceptions

12.2 (1)Despite section 12.1 (1) and (2), but subject to section 12.1 (3), a person’s use of a title prescribed under section 12 (2) (b), an abbreviation of the title or an equivalent of the title or abbreviation in another language is not a contravention of section 12.1 (1) if the person

(a)is authorized by a body in another province or a foreign jurisdiction that regulates a health profession in that other province or foreign jurisdiction to use the title, the abbreviation of the title or the equivalent of the title or abbreviation in another language to indicate membership in that body

Other Provinces

Members can rely on the SCC Daniels case, that held we are a Federal matter.