Ontario Coroners Association

A voluntary association of coroners practicing in Ontario

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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 2018 dues you will get access to our Member's Only site. New members will be assigned a username and password.

OCA Annual Meeting 2018 Presentations

Our Spring meeting with Annual General Meeting was a day full of informative sessions and an opportunity to meet with colleagues.

Copies of the presentations are available to registered members in Members Only section. You can follow this link to get to the slide decks. Of course these can't give you the full experience. Plan on joining us In Niagara Falls in May 2019 to get the full story.

Custom Coroner Jackets

A new vendor recently came forward with two types of jackets to help keep you warm and dry in the field. Chose either a 3 in 1 cold weather or wind and waterproof version. Both can be customized with OCA and OCC logos. A reflective coroner patch can be sewn on or detachable so you can get more use out of your garment.

Click here for descriptions and pricing.

The OCA gets no financial benefit from the sale of these items.


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.
paymentus logo-4For those who prefer, a membership form can be downloaded in the Miscellaneous section. Please also add the three digit CVV code from the back of your card as we need that to complete the transaction.

OCA News

  • New sections for CME and outside links have been added. They will appear once you log in.
  • New - Presentations from the OCA 2018 Spring Meetings have been added to the Members Only - Conference Presentation section. You must be a Member of the OCA to view. 
  • Information on effect of Order In Council appointments and corporations - click here.
  • The OCA history and past executive articles have been updated, but there are still a few holes. Please contact us if you have any further information.
  • Updated Regional Director list in the Members' Only section.
  • See this story to see how funds raised through the OCA Tours helped build a new school in Africa.

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.
To contact the Office of the Chief Coroner click here for an online form or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to open a message in your default e-mail program.
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.