The authority to regulate is delegated by the Alberta Government to the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA) through:
Health Professions Act (HPA) (HPA Handbook, available here, summarizes the Act for the benefit of employers, public members, regulated health professionals, Albertans and others); and
Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist Profession Regulation
ACSLPA Council establishes Bylaws in accordance with the Act and Regulation.
2022 Amended ACSLPA Bylaws – will be available in December.
Other relevant legislation applicable to ACSLPA’s regulation of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists includes, but is not limited to:
Fair Registration Practices Act
Other relevant legislation applicable to the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology in Alberta may include, but is not limited to, the following:
Government Organization Act (GOA)
Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA)
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP)
Children First Act
Child, Youth & Family Enhancement Act (CYFEA)
Information Sharing Strategy – GOA
Additional information regarding the CYFEA, how to report a possible need for intervention, and the complaint process may be found here.
Protection for Persons in Care Act (PPCA)
Additional information regarding the PPCA, how to report a possible need for intervention, and the complaint process may be found here.
Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)