Media Releases


Time for Federal Government to Live Up to its Commitment to Expand Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program

(February 2024) Extended Healthcare Professionals Coalition (EHPC) calls on the federal government to live up to its commitment to expand the list of eligible occupations under the Canada Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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Solar Eclipse Safety

(September 2023) Optometrists Remind Canadians to Protect Their Eyes During Upcoming Eclipse.

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Canadian Association of Optometrists Joins GMAC

(August 2023) The Global Myopia Awareness Coalition (GMAC) has a new member: the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO).

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EHPC identifies lack of targeted funding

(March 2023) The Extended Healthcare Professionals Coalition (EHPC) is encouraged by federal investments that are a step in the right direction to deliver equitable, accessible healthcare services to Canadians.

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Vision Care is Health Care

(March 2023) Canada’s vision health stakeholders collectively stress the need to support vision care in federal budget.

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Critical Need for a Canadian National Vision Health Strategy

(October 2022) Joint survey by Canadian Association of Optometrists and Canadian Ophthalmological Society underscores critical need for a Canadian National Vision Health Strategy.

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