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An Alberta woman has launched a class action suit against chiropractic in that province.  The suit, filed on Thursday, June 12 in Edmonton, is asking for more than a half billion dollars in damages not only for the victim, Sandy Nette and her husband, David, but for an entire class – anyone in Alberta treated or harmed by chiropractors who deliver what the suit calls "inappropriate and non-beneficial adjustments."
The Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC) has received a landmark grant to investigate mechanotransduction - the manner  in which physical treatment is communicated between tissues to achieve its effect.
On May 28, 2008, the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA) appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health with respect to their study on the statutory review of the 10 Year Plan to Strengthen Health Care.
Lifelong friends in chiropractic, Drs. Bob Hoffman and Dennis Perman intertwined a dual theme of emotional engagement and personal fulfillment to a house full of D.C.’s, and their staff members, who attended the York-Peel Chiropractic Society Spring Seminar at the Yorkdale Holiday Inn in Toronto on Tuesday, April 8.
Interprofessional health care has become increasingly important, as health-care workers come to understand how teamwork can facilitate more effective and efficient patient care. The Interprofessional Committee (IPC), a subdivision of the Student Canadian Chiropractic Association (SCCA) works to promote and educate students on interprofessionalism. Our aim is to enhance interprofessional communication and develop relations between chiropractic students and other health-care professionals.
The Canadian Federation of Chiropractic Regulatory and Educational Accrediting Boards presented its first ever Dr. Normand Danis Award to Dr. Grayden Bridge.
The World Federation of Chiropractic’s 10th Biennial Congress, co-sponsored by the Canadian Chiropractic Association, will be held at the elegant Hilton Bonaventure Hotel in one of the world’s most exciting cities – Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The second Chiropractic Summit was a success as 24 organizations representing the profession came to Washington, D.C. to work together for the betterment of chiropractic. The Summit focused on issues surrounding upcoming national healthcare reform and Medicare reform.
On Friday, February 1, 2008, the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto held a research symposium to recognize the results of some of the “What if I could…..?” questions that have led chiropractors into exciting research activities.   Speakers included Dr. John Triano, Dr. Marion McGregor, Dr. Mark Erwin, Dr. Deborah Kopanski-Giles and many more.
One in three Canadians over 65 years of age are just a step away from falling, and that slip, trip or stumble often has serious and costly consequences.
Part of the healing process is aesthetics – art has healing power.”
This past weekend, another successful Parker Seminars installment was held in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Amidst the clinging of slot machines at the Las Vegas Hilton, chiropractors and exhibitors from around the planet gathered to discuss the art, science and philosophy of the profession. 

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