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Welcome to the Ontario Coroners Association Website!
If you find an error please use the Contact Us link to let us know.
If you need to contact the Office of the Chief Coroner regarding an investigation please see the link below.
With payment of 2017 dues you will get access to our Member's Only site. New members will be assigned a username and password.
OCA Annual Meeting 2018
The date is set for our 2018 conference and annual general meeting.
Set your calendar to busy for Saturday, May 5, 2018. We are moving to Niagara Falls itself, with the Four Points by Sheraton Fallsview being our host hotel.
Click here for the agenda, registration form, hotel information and booking, and dinner, which will be at the Greg Frewin magic and illusion show.
Join us in Niagara Falls and prepare to be amazed!
Membership Dues 2018
2018 membership renewal is now available and remains at $150. You can pay for membership dues online.
Please click here for more information and to access the online payment site.
Note: You do not need to login to the OCA website to use this function.
For those who prefer, a membership form can be downloaded in the Miscellaneous section.
OCA Tour 2018
24th Annual Ontario Coroners, Pathologists & General Physicians trip to Costa Rica
November 14 - 26, 2018
Your tour to Costa Rica will be full of fun and adventure. Start with a visit to Tortiguero “The Amazon of Costa Rica”. Connect on a deeper level with nature around you, stimulating your senses.
This gem is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity. Roughly one quarter of its area is made up of protected jungle teeming with wildlife including Spider Monkeys and Quetzal Birds. Join us for a reflective journey into the heart of one of the most biodiverse places on the planet - Costa Rica!
For full brochure and itinerary click here.Hosted by Dr. Peter Cameron.
Resources (for members only)
Files in the Members Only section (remember to login first):
OCA Spring 2014 & 2015 meeting presentations
Executive and Regional Representative contact information
Executive Member position descriptions
Code of Ethics in English and French
Coroner Jacket and Vest order form
Coroner recommended Personal Protective Equipment
AGM Minutes from 2003 to 2014
Several articles of interest to coroners
Office of the Chief Coroner
The Office of the Chief Coroner is responsible for death investigations and will help in dealing with questions about investigations and inquests.
For more information about the Office of the Chief Coroner click here.
OCC reports are in the Documents section or can be linked to here.
The Art and Science of Being a Coroner
Please follow this link to an excellent piece from Ontario coroner Dr. S. Aitken on the art and science of being a coroner. It is a unique job and we can be proud fo the work we do for the people of Ontario.