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Essilor Canada awards scholarships

Essilor Canada is proud to partner with opticianry programs across the country and to contribute to the training of future opticians at several levels....

Westgroupe takes Nashville by storm

WestGroupe, a leader in the international eyewear industry, has just concluded another successful National Sales Meeting. More than 70 sales representatives from across North America gathered at the...

Safilo Group relocates North American headquarters to Secaucus, New Jersey

Safilo has announced the relocation of its North American headquarters from Parsippany, to 300 Lighting Way in Secaucus, New Jersey. The new headquarters, which officially...

New Look Vision Group to acquire Iris

New Look Vision Group Inc. (TSX : BCI) ("New Look Vision"), has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire all...

Gayle Harrison is an ‘optician on a mission’

By Denis Langlois Gayle Harrison made a promise to herself eight years ago. After being forced to choose a new career, and deciding to go back...

FRAMED: SPEX by Ryan an ‘outside-the-box’ optical shop

By Denis Langlois SPEX By Ryan is an optical shop located on the edge of Regina’s trendy Cathedral Village; the creativity hub of Saskatchewan’s capital...

Outdoors beneficial to children’s vision: study

By Jody Johnson-Pettit Spending more time outdoors can reduce a child’s odds of developing myopia. That’s one of the findings of a recent study from the...

NEXTGEN: Optician Kendra Arsenault ‘always striving for excellence’

By Troy Patterson Kendra Arsenault didn't even know opticianry was a career before entering the field. Now the optical manager at Riverview Loblaw Optical in New...

Kid-approved eyewear showcased by many top manufacturers

By Troy Patterson When it comes to pairing eyewear with children, the fit, comfort and style all play a role in helping young people develop...