The Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) introduced its representative flower during June’s Brain Injury Awareness Month

It was our great honour to gift a red flowering sedum to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston as the patron of BIAC. The delegation representing BIAC, and Brain Injury Awareness Month, included a number of brain injury survivors, caregivers, family members and BIAC executive director Harry Zarins. The sedum was chosen as the […]

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Ottawa Paddle All at the Ottawa Rideau Canoe Club (ORCC)

This Summer Available to those living with Acquired / Traumatic Brain Injury Attached is a new program available to those with acquired/traumatic brain injury. With The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre’s recreation therapy program, curriculum has been developed to aid instructors in teaching, and coaching, those who have experienced a brain injury. The cost is $100 […]

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The NEW Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) for Parents, Players & Coaches is now available online

In less than half an hour, coaches, parents and athletes can be ready for the impact a concussion can have on children and youth. This free online tool is now available as a resource for up-to-date educational training on the recognition, management and prevention of concussions. The CATT plays a vital role in supporting coaches, […]

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June is Brain Injury Awareness Month: Awareness Activities across the Country

National Eye-Opening Facts and Figures (pdf) Sam Kean explores the mysteries of the brain: Podcast: The Current, Anna Maria Tremonti Chicken Soup for the Soul, Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries Charity Book Program Jennifer Hooper talks about her own experiences with brain injuries on ‘Welcome to my World’ The NEW Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT) […]

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Brain Injury Awareness Clothing Line Launched in Advance of Brain Injury Awareness Month in June

Brain Injury Awareness Clothing Line Launched in Advance of Brain Injury Awareness Month in June BRAIN INJURY Anywhere Anytime Anyone Brain injury can occur Anywhere …….at Anytime ……to Anyone. In a mere instant, a life can be changed, forever. Everyday activities produce endless possible risks for brain injury; a car accident, falls, contact during sports […]

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Statement in the House of Commons, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, Ms. Kirsty Duncan (Etobicoke North, Lib.)

41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION EDITED HANSARD • NUMBER 272 CONTENTS Tuesday, June 18, 2013 STATEMENTS BY MEMBERS Brain Injury Awareness Month Ms. Kirsty Duncan (Etobicoke North, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, June is national Brain Injury Awareness Month and highlights awareness of the causes and effects of brain injury. Automobile and cycling accidents, falls, sports injuries, strokes, […]

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