CDHA Parliament Hill Day

CDHA’s Virtual Parliament Hill Day 2022

CDHA’s Hill Day was held on April 5, during National Dental Hygienists Week™ (NDHW™). Senior staff and board members participated in a full day of virtual meetings to discuss our priorities and share information on the important role dental hygienists play in the everyday lives of Canadians. In particular, we stressed the urgency of supporting the oral health care needs of vulnerable seniors. Read more.

CDHA’s Virtual Parliament Hill Day 2021

This year, CDHA’s Parliament Hill Day was very different from years past. On February 18, CDHA’s board of directors and key staff took part in a full day of virtual meetings with parliamentarians to raise awareness of the dental hygiene profession, the need to improve access to oral care, and the importance of developing of national standards for oral health for seniors living in long-term care homes. Additional talking points focused on the impact of the pandemic on the dental hygiene profession and a universal oral health care plan for seniors. Read more.

CDHA Parliament Hill Day 2020

In February 2020, CDHA’s board of directors and key staff spent the day on Parliament Hill to raise awareness of the issues affecting the oral health of Canadians and the dental hygiene profession. Meetings were held with more than 30 members of Parliament, senators, and senior staff to discuss universal dental care, preventive oral care for seniors, vaping, and more. Read more.