... health care team; be recognized for excellence in chiropractic education, clinical practice and research; be a valued and active participant in government, academic, health care and industry initiatives; and have a culture that instills feelings of pride and belonging.”
The College is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is a world leader in chiropractic education and research in health, neurophysiology, prevention and pain treatment methods. Some of its research facilities include: Rehabilitation Clinic, Biological Sciences Laboratory for Applied Immunology and Histochemistry, Stability Modeling and Tissue Properties Laboratory, Human Gross Anatomy Laboratory, Offices in the Graduate Studies Area, and Collaborative Facilities. The Health Sciences Library has archives database, online catalogue, and online research. The Supply Centre and Bookstore is one of the largest suppliers of chiropractic and rehabilitation products in Canada. In addition to their Campus Clinics, CMCC has many external clinics that give patient care. They include: CMCC Campus Walk-in Clinic, Bronte Harbour Chiropractic Clinic, Anishnawbe Health Toronto, Muki Baum Adult’s Centre, Muki Baum Children’s Centre, Sherbourne Health Centre, South Riverdale Community Health Centre, St. John’s Rehabilitation Hospital, and St. Michael’s Hospital.
The College offers the following student services: Student membership and my CMCC; Financial Assistance; Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries, Advice and Counselling, Health Services, Parking and Housing, Employment and Practice Opportunities, and Graduate Student Services.
There are two main student organizations in campus: the Students’ Council and the SCCA – Students Canadian Chiropractic Association. The Students’ Council represents the students in two ways: first, by acting as the voice of the students, faculty and administration, and as a coordinator of athletic and social programs and clubs. The Council plans many activities for students, such as trip to Niagara Falls, Annual Balmy Beach Bash, and Centre Island Boat Cruise. Other annual activities include athletic tournaments, barbeques, and other gatherings. The SCCA, or Students Canadian Chiropractic Association is the political and professional informer of the students. They give more information regarding the professional aspects of chiropractic, including licensing and registration, government funding changes, seminars, and inter-professional collaborations.
Students who are planning to pursue studies at the College will undergo four years of comprehensive and rigorous training that will lead to a Doctor of Chiropractic degree. The curriculum is dedicated to a series of anatomical regions which are taught through combined lecture, labs, case studies, and clinical internship.
The College offers scholarships to students. They include: Admission Awards, CMCC Aboriginal, Inuit, and Metis Student Scholarship, CMCC World Olympian Scholarship, Entrance Scholarships, R. Lloyd Pennington Memorial Award, and Don Augustin Tanco Memorial Award.
Toronto is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario. With over 2.5 million residents, it is the fifth-most populous municipality in North America, and the 46th most populous in the world. As Canada's economic capital, Toronto is considered one of the top financial cities in the world.
Toronto's climate is moderate for Canada due to its southerly location within the country and its proximity to Lake Ontario. It has a humid continental climate, with warm, humid summers and generally cold winters, although fairly mild by Canadian and many northern continental U.S. standards. The city experiences four distinct seasons with considerable variance in day to day temperature, particularly during the colder weath er season.
Toronto is a major scene for theatre and other performing arts, with more than fifty ballet and dance companies, six opera companies, and two symphony orchestras. The city is home to the National Ballet of Canada, the Canadian Opera Company, and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Notable performance venues include the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, Roy Thomson Hall, the Princess of Wales Theatre, the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Massey Hall, the Toronto Centre for the Arts, the Elgin and Winter Garden Theatres and the Hummingbird Centre.