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New Mido Dates: Feb. 6-8, 2021

By Staff
Friday, April 3, 2020 12:25 AM Difficult but unavoidable, the decision to move the 50th edition of Mido to 2021 was made by the Management Board of the leading global eyewear trade show.

Webinar Series Provides Expert Advice to Practices

By Staff
Thursday, April 2, 2020 12:25 AM Eye Care Business Canada has announced a collaboration with BMO Bank of Montreal and ROI Corporation to bring expert advice to eyecare practices experiencing difficulties created as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and related shut-down orders.

Komono Launches ‘A Moment With’

By Staff
Wednesday, April 1, 2020 12:25 AM Komono launches ‘’A Moment With,’’ a digital curation of commissioned work by young artists. Every day a new creative will be showcased and his work presented on all of Komono’s digital channels.

Hoya Vision Care Canada Launches Online Marketing Platform

By Staff
Tuesday, March 31, 2020 12:25 AM Hoya Vision Care Canada announces the launch of their new online marketing portal HoyaPlus.ca, which will host the spring “Lenses for Life” campaign with a manual participation option also available.

Desio Supports the Fight Against the Coronavirus

By Staff
Monday, March 30, 2020 12:25 AM Desio, the Italian brand in the field of colored contact lenses, has willingly decided to support the Lombardy Region in the fight against Coronavirus with an important donation. The Lombardy based company has acted on the appeal of the Region and donated € 100.000,00 to deal with the Covid-19 emergency.

Closure of Non-Essential Workplaces

By Staff
Friday, March 27, 2020 12:25 AM The College of Opticians of Ontario provides additional information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and how it impacts regulated health professionals.

Vittoria Ceretti Is the New Face of Bolon Eyewear

By Staff
Thursday, March 26, 2020 12:25 AM Top model Vittoria Ceretti is the new face of Bolon Eyewear. Vittoria elegantly conveys the brand’s glamorous DNA in collections that are a skilful combination of top-quality materials and Made-in-Italy design.

Silmo Provides a Beacon of Light for October Event

By Staff
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:53 PM In a message to all visitors, partners and exhibitors, Silmo Paris released an encouraging letter to remind everyone of their commitment to bring the optical world together in October 2020. 

Essilor Offers Some Financial Relief to Independent ECPs

By Staff
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 12:25 AM In view of the financial challenges faced by independent eyecare professionals as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Essilor Canada has announced three initiatives to help the industry through the challenges at hand.

Eco Wins the iF Design Awards

By Staff
Monday, March 23, 2020 12:25 AM Eco FW19 Recycled metal collection by Modo has been awarded with the Gold distinction in this year’s prestigious iF Design Awards. This collection of eyeglasses comes with a magnetic sun clip-on that with a simple snap, transforms them into sunglasses. The magnet is seamlessly integrated in the rim-lock of the slim metal frame and completely hidden from view.

The College of Optometrists of Ontario Recommends Optometry Offices Suspend Non-Urgent Care

By Staff
Friday, March 20, 2020 12:25 AM As of Monday, March 16, The College of Optometrists of Ontario, in consultation with the Ontario Ministry of Health, recommended that all optometry offices suspend all non-urgent care for the next two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tom Ford Goes to Japan

By Staff
Thursday, March 19, 2020 12:25 AM Tom Ford presents a new exclusive limited edition Made in Japan collection, which delivers an original interpretation of timeless shapes through innovative technology.

Transitions Donates $40,000 to Eye Disease Foundation for AMD Research

By Staff
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:25 AM Transitions Optical recently announced a commitment of $40,000 to the Eye Disease Foundation for research into age-related macular degeneration. The Eye Disease Foundation seeks to fund research to help prevent eye diseases and blindness, providing researchers with the necessary financing to perform their research. 

Safilo’s Board of Directors Approves 2019 Financial Statements

By Staff
Tuesday, March 17, 2020 12:25 AM The Board of Directors of Safilo Group S.p.A. has approved the company’s consolidated financial statements for the year ended Dec, 31, 2019, which will be submitted for approval by the shareholders at the Annual General Meeting to be held in a single call on April 28, 2020. 

FYidoctors Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

By Staff
Monday, March 16, 2020 12:25 AM FYidoctors announces it has received the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies designation. Now in it’s 27th year, the Canada’s Best Managed program recognizes Canadian-owned and managed companies that demonstrate operational excellence in various categories.