The next GLA:D™ Canada Certification Course is on Saturday, April 22nd and Sunday, April 23rd 2017

WHEN: April 22nd – 23rd 2017

WHERE: Saint John Regional Hospital, Physiotherapy Department, 400 University Avenue, Saint John NB

 Good Life with osteoArthritis in Denmark (GLA:D®) is an evidence-based education and exercise program for individuals experiencing symptoms of hip or knee osteoarthritis (OA). Physiotherapists, registered kinesiologists, chiropractors and CSEP CEPs are eligible to provide this program after obtaining certification through a GLA:D™ Canada training course.

The next GLA:D™ Canada Certification Course ison Saturday, April 22nd(9am – 5pm) and Sunday, April 23rd 2017 (8 am – 12pm)

Course content includes:

       OA Theory: up to date research on OA and treatment

       Practical: hands on experience with the neuromuscular exercises and instruction on how to deliver theGLA:D™ Canadaprogram

Instructor:   Dr. Aileen Davis BScPT, MSc, PhD
                      Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute, UHN
                      Professor, University of Toronto

The course includes:

       A training manual

       Ongoing access to up to date educational and exercise materials

       Promotion of your clinic as a certified site

       Follow-up support to launch the program at your location

Sign up today!

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McMaster University Online Masters Program

McMaster University offers an on-line Master program, directed to healthcare professionals who are seeking to assume or have assumed a leadership role in a variety of healthcare sectors.  Graduates of the program will demonstrate new knowledge and skills in communication, political and healthcare environments, organizational behaviour and human resources management, research awareness and leadership.  This on-line, part-time, course based degree fits easily into an individual’s lifestyle. 

You are welcome to review our website:


Congress 2016- Save the Date


MAY 26-28, 2016 Victoria BC Please visit for more information.

Student Call for Submissions

CPA invites the submission of research abstracts from physiotherapy students or other graduate students pursuing programs or research related to physiotherapy. Submissions may be original academic research, clinical research, systematic reviews or other research syntheses in the form of podium or poster presentations. Submissions must address a physiotherapy related topic.

Submissions accepted until February 8, 2016. Please visit to submit. For more information, please contact:
Naseem Mohajer, Professional Development Coordinator
1-800-387-8679 x 248 Email:

Interested in Leading Your Professional Association?

The NBPA is looking for new board members and specifically, a President Elect in 2016. Do you have the time, expertise and energy to lead our professional association?

The board meets bi-monthly via teleconference and at least once per year in person. As the President Elect, you will move into the President position and represent NBPA at the Annual CPA meetings and at Congress annually. The term of President is for 2 years. 

Please contact Lisa via email, for more information.