Call to Action – Negative Impacts of Federal Taxation Proposal

The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has been working to marshal members to engage with the federal government concerning a proposed change to the federal tax regime. The federal proposal to alter access to the small business deduction will affect group medical structures.

We need your help to show the government that, if implemented, this federal tax change could have unintended negative consequences for medical research, education and access to care.

Click here for more information, and to add your comments.


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"I never get sick. Why should I get the flu shot?" - The Physician Health & Wellness Committee tells you why! click here


 

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The WCB is developing a program to promote the benefits of return to work and best practices to employers, workers and healthcare providers.

As part of this process, we are asking for input from our stakeholders to gain ideas and perspectives on the return to work process and how it can be improved for all parties.

The survey will take 5-10 minutes to complete and all responses will be anonymous. The survey deadline has been extended to December 16, 2016. Click here to complete the survey.


The Regulated Health Professions Act Consultation Report. Click here to view the report and related correspondence.


 

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ColonCheck has developed a new process for health care providers to request an FOBT for patients due for screening. The FOBT Request Form is available (click here) on select EMR systems. To learn more about this new form contact Linda Starodub, Health Educator at 204-788-8480 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Dr. Kelleher and Niibin cropDoctors Manitoba is pleased to be sponsoring Niibin, the Canada Games Mascot. Click here for details.


Medical Assistance in Dying

Manitoba's Provincial Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) Clinical Services Team announces interim measures (click here).

Click here for timely, comprehensive, concise information on Medical Assistance in Dying, including the new federal law.


cwc web badgeFive new things Clinicians and Patients should question - as recommended by the Canadian Paediatric Society click here.


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Click here to view the latest
issue of Rounds


cwc web badgeFive new things Emergency Physicians should question - as recommended by the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP) click here.


Physician Leadership Institute (PLI) Course

Doctors Manitoba, in partnership with the CMA is offering "PLI Conflict and Negotiation" on November 26-27, 2016.  Click here for more details.


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CMA logo smallNew CMA Discount!!! CMA is pleased to announce a new partnership with Mercedes-Benz Canada.  for more information, click here.  Need assistance logging in to your CMA account? Contact the Member Service Centre at 888-855-2555.