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There is currently a growing nation-wide shortage of medical laboratory technologists. Without long-term investments, a shortage of qualified medical laboratory professionals will have an extremely negative impact on patient care in Canada.

To ensure that all Canadians have access to quality health care, it is imperative to include medical laboratory technology graduates in existing and new incentive programs aimed at recruiting and retaining health care professionals in our rural communities.

CSMLS has created the following written submission for the Standing Committee on Finance and is suggesting the following two recommendations be considered for inclusion in the 2015 federal budget.

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