Policy Document

The Council of the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) initiated a strategic planning process in the spring of 2013 following the hiring of a new Executive Director.
Submission to Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation December 2014
CAO Response to Oct 18 regulations Final December 2014
Incident Report Analysis Spring 2014
A modest investment of $25 million over a five year period towards a public awareness campaign would help inform Canadians, both young and old, of the importance of vision health and help save money in the future by focusing on prevention and assisting C
Vision is the most important of all human senses. The public expects that their vision appliances (eye glasses and contact lenses) will provide them with the best vision possible.
MP John Rafferty HoC Statement Oct 2014
Vision disorders are a common pediatric health problem in Canada.
MP Pat Davidson Pushes for Cosmetic Contact Lens Rules
Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq Backs Bill on Cosmetic Contacts

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