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May 02, 2018
In recognition of Vision Health Month, Ginette Petitpas, Minister of Health, urges Canadians to "make visiting an optometrist a part of their regular health routine".
Jan 12, 2018
Today's Parent magazine published an article that featured the COS/CAO position statement on electronic screen
Oct 27, 2017
Thinking about using cosmetic lenses to turn you into a monster, alien or cat for Halloween?
Oct 18, 2017
MPs and Senators joined Ottawa schoolchildren at the Eye read on the Hill event, highlighting the importance of children's eye health and comprehensive eye exams.
May 03, 2017
In recognition of Vision Health Month, the Honourable Jane Philpott, P.C., M.P., Minister of Health issued a statement encouraging all Canadians to learn more about eye health and the importance of regular eye exams.
May 01, 2017
May is Vision Health Month, and the Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) has begun its annual awareness campaign with a call for Canadians to “GetEyeWise” to help encourage optimal eye health and vision care.
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School success begins with good vision!
Meeting the Eye Health and Vision Care Needs of Canadians: A Workforce Analysis