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Deadline for Abstract Submissions: February 15, 2016

The organizers of WCA2016 invite professionals and students to submit an abstract on any topic in audiology for inclusion in the congress’s education program. Presentations may be in oral or poster format, and all abstracts must be submitted online. For more information about submitting an abstract, please visit the WCA2016 website. View More

Registration for the 33rd World Congress of Audiology is Now Open!

Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA) is co-hosting the 33 World Congress of Audiology. Early bird registration deadline is May 31, 2016, and members of the Canadian Academy of Audiology get preferential rates.  WCA2016 will feature speakers from around the world, covering the latest topics in audiology research and practice. You do not want to miss this highly-anticipated event — it… View More

PROCEDURES DURING THE TWO BUSINESS DAYS FOLLOWING ISSUANCE OF IFHP ELIGIBILITY

This message is to confirm that all Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) beneficiaries are eligible for IFHP coverage from the date that the certificate of eligibility is issued by an Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) or Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) officer. However, please be advised that it takes two (2) business days from… View More

New progress report: many Canadian provinces and territories still lack adequate child hearing health programs

News Release: OTTAWA, Jan. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian audiologists are calling on Health Minister Jane Philpott and her provincial and territorial counterparts to address the urgent need for improved early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs. A newly-published progress report from the Canadian Infant Hearing Task Force (CIHTF) reveals that many provinces and territories… View More

Third Party Committee – notes from FHP meeting

The Third party committee continues to meet biannually with DND, NIHB, RCMP and VAC in order to provide input into their programs to improve service to our mutual clients. We value any input you have concerning these programs. View notes from FHP Meeting, October 2015 View More

October is National Audiology Month

Help promote and support the profession of audiology in Canada. The goal of National Audiology Month is to offer to audiologists a special occasion to promote and support the profession of audiology in Canada.  Please share our new Canadian Academy of Audiology video. Other ways to promote audiology are conduct a radio or TV interview, write… View More

Sign up for WHO NVI Alerts and Newsletters

The World Health Organization (WHO) programme for prevention of deafness and hearing loss is part of the larger department known as the Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention (NVI). To receive regular email alerts and newsletters, sign up by following this link and selecting your areas of interest: http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/email_signup/en/. View More

WCA 2016 Program Updates

The program for the 33rd World Congress of Audiology has been updated with topics for Round Tables and Feature Sessions. CAA co-hosts WCA 2016, which takes place September 18-21, 2016 in beautiful Vancouver, BC. Visit the WCA 2016 website for more details. View More

Call for Award Nominations

Every year CAA honours people who have made significant contributions to the profession of audiology. We invite you to help us identify deserving candidates by submitting nominations for consideration. For award descriptions and past recipients please visit the Honours and Awards. Nomination Procedure Nominations may be submitted by any member of the association and must… View More