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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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What an Indigenous chiropractor wants you to know about building bridges - CCA

What an Indigenous chiropractor wants you to know about building bridges

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

The CCA acknowledges and mourns the 215 Indigenous children whose remains were found in unmarked graves on the former site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School. We also support efforts to identify all Indigenous children who are buried at similar sites across the country. This tragedy galvanizes our work to create an equitable profession by continuing to learn, educate and make

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How a gay chiropractor is using his challenging journey to fuel change - CCA

How a gay chiropractor is using his challenging journey to fuel change

Author: Nicole Taylor Date: May 17, 2021 Category: Blog

Dr. Brett Lypchuk and his dog Nearing graduation from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC), Dr. Brett Lypchuk questioned his decision to become a chiropractor due to insecurities arising from his fear of being a gay chiropractor. He always wanted to help people feel their best and had worked hard during his four years of

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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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