To begin addressing the need for more timely and efficient access to musculoskeletal care, the requirement for a physician's referral for CAF members who seek treatment from chiropractors should be removed.
Members of the 3rd Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment are pictured conducting a medical evacuation exercise at CFB Valcartier on Sept. 25, 2019. Military personnel passionately represent and protect our country. They deserve the best possible care our health-care system can offer, while in active duty or after they’ve completed their service, writes Gerald Olin. Department of National Defence photograph by Private Marc-André Leclerc
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) voluntarily and selflessly dedicate their careers to keeping our country safe while putting their bodies through tremendously high physical stresses.
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'We will not be able to make a determination as to whether those deaths were the result of something, but other analysts might be able to look at those questions,' says Jeff Latimer of Statistics Canada.