The National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health, located at the University of Northern British Columbia in Prince George, BC, supports First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in realizing their public health goals and reducing the health inequities that currently exist for Indigenous populations in Canada. Established in 2005, the centre uses a coordinated, holistic and comprehensive approach to the inclusion of Indigenous peoples in the public health system, guided by a respect for Indigenous knowledge and for cultural, geographic and historical diversity.
The Canadian Association of Optometrists (CAO) is the professional association that represents Doctors of Optometry in Canada. It is also the national federation of ten provincial associations of optometrists and represents over 3,600 members across Canada.
The Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) provides programs to primarily serve people who are in financial need, women and children escaping domestic abuse, people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, adults with a developmental disability and families who receive court-ordered support payments. The Vision Institute of Canada provides free comprehensive eye examinations to patients referred by MCSS agencies in the Greater Toronto Area.
The YWCA Toronto offers a range of housing options for single women and women-led families, and emergency shelters for women and their children.The Vision Institute of Canada provides free comprehensive eye examination to women and children living in family shelters run by the YWCA Toronto. These charitable services are provided on an unlimited basis when referred to us by the individual family shelters.
The Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) is the professional association that represents Doctors of Optometry in Ontario.
The Hilton Suites Hotel and Conference Centre in Markham, Ontario, just north of Toronto, is the location of our Annual Fall Conference and Trade Show.