Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

The Canadian Chiropractic Association / L'Association Chiropratique Canadienne / Ayla Azad, Chief Executive Officer

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: The Canadian Chiropractic Association / L'Association Chiropratique Canadienne
Responsible Officer Name: Ayla Azad, Chief Executive Officer 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2006-03-21
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 953538-6419

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 335

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 4

Version 2 of 40 (2006-09-11 to 2007-03-16)

Version 2 of 40 (2006-09-11 to 2007-03-16) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: The Canadian Chiropractic Association / L'Association Chiropratique Canadienne
1396 Eglinton Avenue Ave wWest
Toronto, ON  M6C 2E4
Telephone number: 416-781-5656  Ext.: 226
Fax number: 416-781-0923  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Hugh Duncan, Director, Government & Interporfessional Relations  
Description of the organization's activities: The mission statement of The Canadian Chiropractic Association is: to help Canadians live healthier lives by informing the public about the benefits of chiropractic care; promoting the integration ot chiropractic into the health care system; and by facilitating chiropractic research. Chiropractors deal primarily with neuromusculoskeletal conditions. As primary health care practitioners, the public may contact them directly without mandatory referral from another health care professional.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: The CCA has member divisions in each province. Individual members are chiropractic practitioners licenced to practice in at least one province in Canada.
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? No

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: John Tucker
Position title: Director, Government & Interprofessional Relations
Public offices held: No

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Health Canada (HC), National Defence (DND), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Health
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Initial discussions regarding health policy with respect to chiropractic care.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Our association is meeting with ministers, Members of Parliament and senior bureaucrats to promote fair access to chiropractic care for all Canadians.

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Legislative Proposal Any policy or program with regards to chiropractic care.

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