Table 2.

No. of physician assistants (PAs) in Canada as of 2010

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTSNO.
Canadian Forces, active-duty positions (45 students)143
Manitoba registered clinical assistants (14 are formally trained PAs. 22 students enrolled)60
Ontario PAs (in demonstration projects) (20 additional positions posted. 65 students enrolled in 3 PA programs)67
Nonregulated ex-military PAs working in provinces and territories, as well as industries under delegated physician orders15