Vision Health Month - Vision Champion Award

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

 The inaugural 2015 Vision Champion Award has been awarded to Pat Davidson, M.P. (Sarnia – Lambton) for her tireless commitment toward protecting the eye care and vision health of all Canadians.

The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) and its members, applaud the leadership, dedication and tireless efforts which Mrs. Davidson's Private Members Bill has brought towards lowering the risk of injury and increasing eye safety for all Canadians.

The Vision Champion Award is the only award presented to the general public (non-optometric community) by the CAO. It honours individuals or organizations for distinguished service to the eye care and vision health of all Canadians. See full press release here

Statement in Senate Recognizing Vision Health Month

On Wednesday May 28, 2015 Senator Wilfred P. Moore (NS) rose in the Senate to extend his congratulations to former Senator Asha Seth and the Canadian National Institute for the Blind for their work in bringing the importance of vision health to public attention. He went on to speak to the activities of the Canadian Association of Optometrists and our work in recognizing individuals and organizations who champion the cause of healthy eyesight. To read the Senator's full statement, please visit…