Fifteen years ago my husband and I – with our one-year-old toddler in tow – immigrated to Canada, full of hope and anticipation for what we could bring to this country and what this country could offer us. Now with two teenage boys, who have their whole futures ahead of them, we are proud to call this country our home and its people, our people.
All across Canada provincial governments are grappling with ever growing healthcare demands in the face of shrinking resources. Our enviable publicly funded health system is now well into a downward spiral of unenviable disrepair. As patients are becoming more knowledgeable about their own care, and as doctors develop a wider array of options available to treat diseases, the costs are increasing.
Patient-centred care is currently dominating many discussions in the chiropractic community and promises to continue to be a hot topic of conversation among health professionals. It was certainly the theme for many health care conferences I’ve attended this past year.
Today marks the 6th year of the Bell Let's Talk Day, a national campaign to raise awareness about mental illness and get people talking about this invisible disability that affects one in five Canadians.
VANCOUVER/ Troy Media/ – A few weeks ago, the Fraser Institute released its annual report measuring wait times across Canada. Much has already been said about the national results – that we've seen no improvement over the past three years, that this year's wait is almost twice as long as it was in 1993, and that physicians are consistently telling us that their patients are waiting longer than clinically reasonable.
If a recent national U.S. survey is any indication, things might be looking up for the chiropractic profession.
Is it not puzzling to see how few people use chiropractic considering how effective it is?
In the last few months Canadians have been subjected to political debates, catchy sound bites, media ads and social media bickering – all for the purposes of scoring political points and winning votes.
A fundamental difficulty chiropractors have is grasping a deep understanding of what business is, and the role it plays in our society.
Last year we launched the first ever Canadian Chiropractor Inspire Awards, a program that recognizes exceptional chiropractors from across Canada who are making a big difference in their communities.
The 2015 pan am/parapan am games held in Toronto this summer is one of the biggest international events the city has ever hosted. Nearly 7,000 athletes from 41 countries will be participating in a combined total of 51 sporting events between the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games.
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The National Chiropractic Conference
August 22-25, 2019
CMCC 15th annual BackSwing '19
September 12, 2019
Interprofessional Collaborative Spine Conference
November 8-9, 2019
Royal College of Chiropractic Sports Sciences Eastern Conference
November 9-10, 2019
2020 San Diego Pain Summit
February 11-16, 2020