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06/04/2015
On May 28, 2015, Canada's 3 vision health professionals penned a letter to the Minister of Health, asking her to finalize Bill
06/01/2015
On Wednesday May 28, 2015 Senator Wilfred P.
05/27/2015
 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.
05/27/2015
On May 5, during Vision Health Month 2015, CAO Council and Ottawa area ODs once again descended upon the parliamentary precinct to discuss policy issues related to vision health with Parliamentarians.
Leaders Forum
12/08/2014
In January 2015, CAO will once again host the Optometric Leaders Forum (OLF).  This year OLF is taking place in Ottawa and the theme is, Optometry’s Futures, From Ideas to Action.
12/04/2014
The holidays are a great time for getting together with friends and family, but can also take a toll on our health, even our eyes.
11/21/2014
While many people know about the challenges related to insulin and high blood sugar not everyone is as aware of the damaging effects that diabetes can have on your vision and eye health.
10/27/2014
Over the last few years decorative contact lenses have become a popular part of Halloween costumes. Although their effects can be startling, their impact on your eyes can be horrific.
10/27/2014
it is estimated that nearly 25% of school-age children have vision problems. Full story…
10/21/2014
On Monday, October 20, 2014, Mr. John Rafferty, M.P. (Thunder Bay—Rainy River, NDP) made a statement in the House of Commons supporting comprehensive eye exams prior to starting school and a national public education campaign.

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