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March 18, Toronto, ON - A group of 85 chiropractors, spouses, chiropractic kids and office staff took to the beaches at the Grand Sirenas Mayan Beach Resort in Mexico  from February 7 - 14, 2009 to celebrate Chiropractic Pure and Powerful's first Seminar in the Sun.
March 19, Sao Paolo, Brazil - In the latest step by the Brazilian Chiropractors' Association, (ABQ), to defend the chiropractic profession against efforts by the physiotherapy profession to have chiropractic declared a specialty of physiotherapy (PT), Federal Judge Diana Brunstein has ruled strongly in favour of the ABQ.
March 12, Guelph, ON – Chris Munford – athletic performance trainer at the University of Guelph (U of G), former NBA trainer and former CFL athlete – and his associates will be holding a seminar titled Demystifying Functionality on April 4, 2009.  Munford currently works with athletes and the chiropractic team at U of G, and would like to invite other DCs, and chiropractic students, to also participate in this event.
March 5, Saskatoon, SK – The Chiropractic Wellness Society of Saskatchewan held a successful patient education session on Wednesday, February 27 in Saskatoon. Over 1000 patients came together to hear a presentation on health and wellness by Dr. James Chestnut. Dr. Duane Pochylko, president of the Wellness Society organized this very successful event.
March 4, Lombard, IL - The National University of Health Sciences has announced that PubMed, the prestigious search enegine of the National Library of Medicine, has now included the Journal of Chiropractic Medicine (JCM). The JCM, first published in 2002, is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to providing practical and applicable information for the practicing doctor of chiropractic.
March 3, Toronto, ON – The York-Peel Chiropractic Society announces its spring conference to be held on April 14, 2009 at the Yorkdale-Holiday Inn in Toronto. Dr. Reggie Gold will be the featured speaker for this event.  A dynamic and enthusiastic motivational speaker, with a passion for chiropractic, Dr Reggie is “the Gold standard” for communicating the importance of chiropractic.
Feb. 23, Toronto, ON - The spring 2009 schedule for continuing education (CE) courses at Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) is now available. Areas of study include clinical acupuncture, chiropractic rehabilitation, paediatrics for the chiropractor, and whiplash, headache and vertigo.  CE distance education courses are also available.
Feb. 20, Toronto, Ont. - Canadian Chiropactor magazine would like extend its congratulations to the chiropractic clinicians and researchers at the CMCC clinic based at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto.  Drs. Deborah Kopanski-Giles and Igor Steiman were the DCs on the interdisciplinary team that achieved the Innovations in Interprofessional Teaching Award given by the University of Toronto's Department of Family and Community Medicine Undergraduate Education Program.
Feb. 19, Arlington, VA– In the United States, the economic stimulus package put forth by the Obama administration contains significant consideration for health care, especially in the areas of electronic patient records and wellness and prevention programs.  The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has identified opportunities for chiropractic within this stimulus package.
Feb. 7, Calgary, Alberta - Hector Goudreau, Alberta's minister of employment and immigration, talked to CTV News this evening, regarding the comments he was reported to have made, earlier this week, about the province delisting various health care services, including chiropractic.  
Feb. 6. Calgary, Alberta - Alberta Health Minister Ron Liepert is not confirming reports that the province's government is considering delisting chiropractic and other minor treatments.
Feb. 5, Edmonton, Alberta - The government is considering delisting about 30 services from medicare that don't require coverage under the Canada Health Act, Alberta's employment and immigration minister said this week. Hector Goudreau said the province is debating whether services such as chiropractic care and mole extraction should be removed from coverage.
Jan. 27, Ottawa, Ont. - The Eastern Ontario Chiropractic Society will be hosting their 2nd Annual Chiropractic Dinner and Awards Night. The EOCS is extending opportunities to sponsor a portion of this evening. The gathering will be in an intimate and quiet atmosphere, in which to connect with chiropractors in the Ottawa area.
Jan. 17, Las Vegas, Nevada - Dr. Shawn Chaudary, a board-certified chiropractic neurologist, has recorded a song called The Chiropractic Anthem, and performed it, today, at Parker Seminars in Las Vegas.  The song was written in the popular music genre for motivation and inspiration, to teach patients, and potential patients, and to allow young people to connect with the profession. 

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