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Breaking barriers: Why “someone like me” can be a chiropractor - CCA

Breaking barriers: Why “someone like me” can be a chiropractor

Author: Nicole Taylor Date: Mar 18, 2021 Category: Blog

How one woman chiropractor is generating dialogue around Muslim stereotypes, bias and discrimination It was 2014 and Nora Bakaa was excited to begin her journey to become a chiropractor at the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). But the real starting point of her journey was her earlier experience with chronic shoulder pain during university. With

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Dr. J making space for the next generation of Black chiropractors - CCA

Dr. J making space for the next generation of Black chiropractors

Author: Nicole Taylor Date: Dec 17, 2020 Category: Blog

Mentorship key to supporting aspiring Black chiropractors Dr. Joel Kerr, known to his patients and colleagues as “Dr. J” (Photo description: a photo of Dr. J looking at the camera) Dr. Joel Kerr, Dr. J, has experienced the power of mentorship. His path to chiropractic began when he was introduced to his mentor at 17.

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A volunteer’s journey: From student to CCA board - CCA

A volunteer’s journey: From student to CCA board

Author: Nicole Taylor Date: Apr 15, 2021 Category: Blog

April 18-24 is National Volunteer Week. We’re shining a spotlight on your Board of Directors, who volunteer their time and expertise to help drive the CCA’s work to advance the profession Dr. Catherine Bezeau Dr. Catherine Bezeau’s commitment to advancing the chiropractic profession started well before she became a chiropractor – and has never stopped.

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How a chiropractor is helping to keep ‘another ambulance on the road’ - CCA

How a chiropractor is helping to keep ‘another ambulance on the road’

Paramedic Marivic Luchico can feel her back aching. She has answered six 9-1-1 calls during her 12-hour shift – more than her normal patient load of 4-5 calls. It has taken a toll. She is now on her seventh and last call for the day in Richmond Hill, ON. It comes from a low-rise apartment

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Why Dr. Debbie Wright is feeling optimistic about female leaders in chiropractic - CCA

Why Dr. Debbie Wright is feeling optimistic about female leaders in chiropractic

Author: Nicole Taylor Date: Mar 30, 2021 Category: Blog, Blogue

Dr. Debbie Wright became the CCA’s Board of Directors Chair in 2020 – with Canada and the world in the midst of a pandemic. She could never have expected to be leading the CCA through these turbulent times. Chiropractors across the country endured closures, uncertainties and constantly changing circumstances. But CCA members rose to the occasion, showing an unwavering commitment to help Canadians live the healthy, pain-free lives they want.

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HEAL: front line workers appreciation event - CCA

HEAL: front line workers appreciation event

Author: Nicole Taylor Date: Dec 11, 2020 Category: Blog

HEAL is hosting an appreciation event for health care and allied health care workers On behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health for the Government of Canada, HEAL invites you to attend an appreciation event for health care and allied health care workers. Please RSVP to Nada Nasri (nada.nasri2@canada.ca) and select your region

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CCA congratulates RCCSS 2020 award winners - CCA

CCA congratulates RCCSS 2020 award winners

Author: Nicole Taylor Date: Nov 16, 2020 Category: Blog

The CCA is proud to partner with organizations leading the charge to inform evidence-based care for Canadians. This year’s RCCSS winners are leading innovative research and knowledge to advance the profession and ensure chiropractic patients can live healthy, active lives. Read more about each project below. Dr. Melissa Belchos –An international Delphi study to identify

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Ensuring the Canadian government hears the voice of chiropractors - CCA

Ensuring the Canadian government hears the voice of chiropractors

Author: Arden Bagni Date: Nov 16, 2020 Category: Blog

Building recognition to showcase value Who speaks for the chiropractic profession to the Canadian government, federal political parties and the private health insurance industry? The Canadian Chiropractic Association works year-round to make the profession’s voice heard by the Canadian government to bring about the changes chiropractors want for the health of their patients and all

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Canadian Chiropractic Association helping class of 2020 graduates - CCA

Canadian Chiropractic Association helping class of 2020 graduates

Author: Arden Bagni Date: Sep 29, 2020 Category: Blog

When COVID-19 shut down Canada and the world in early 2020, chiropractic students set to graduate suddenly faced unique challenges, the largest being their inability to get licenses until December 2020 at the earliest. For Junmo Lee, a 2020 Canadian Memorial Chiropractic graduate, this has been a year of uncertainty. “We lost the last two

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