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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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 (email@example.com) and select your region
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
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