Canada's new anti-spam legislation

Dear Valued Subscriber The Brain Injury Association of Canada, Improving the Quality of Life for All Canadians affected by acquired brain injury and improving its prevention! Canada’s new anti-spam legislation comes into effect on July 1, 2014. This legislation requires us to obtain your consent to continue communicating with you electronically. Depending on your relationship […]

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Caregiver Project Focus Group – Immediate assistance is required

Dear interested partners in caregiver education and care, As part of a current research study conducted by Saint Elizabeth funded by ECHO “Informal Caregiver Education: Best Practices for Empowering Caregivers “, we are holding six informal caregiver discussion groups across Ontario, to speak to individuals who provide care and support to a family member or […]

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9th World Congress of the International Brain Injury Association (IBIA)

On behalf of the International Brain Injury Association, I would like to again thank you for your organization’s official endorsement of the 2012 World Congress on Brain Injury which will be held March 21-25, 2012, in Edinburgh, Scotland. We are in the process of accepting abstracts for the Congress, with a submission deadline date of […]

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Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) is inviting interested persons to submit expressions of interest to serve on the Board of Directors for a three year term.

Interested persons are asked to send the following information to Shirley Johnson, BIAC President: • Introductory letter expressing why you would like to sit on the Board and what you feel you can contribute to BIAC • Curriculum vitae BIAC is looking for particularly for persons with experience in finances, business management, governance, policy, government […]

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Most comprehensive study of its kind shows impact of brain injury on women’s reproductive health

June 30, 2010 – After a brain injury, women often ask how the injury will affect their fertility, pregnancy and postpartum health. Now a new study provides some much-needed answers. Published in the June issue of the Journal of Women’s Health, the study is the most comprehensive investigation to date of women’s health issues after […]

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The Cross Canada BrainStormRIDE kicked off this morning. $10 per km is what Brad is aiming for! Are there 7,000 Canadians who can support this RIDE?

My name is Brad Cownden and I am life-long resident of Victoria. After attending high school at Oak Bay, I became a student at the University of Victoria where I am still enrolled. I have been an active member of my community since a very young age,participating in local sports teams, choirs, community theatre, the […]

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MindWorks is pleased to present a 1.5‐day program: Cognitive Rehabilitation: The Quadraphonic Approach

With Speaker Beatriz C. Abreu, Ph.D, OTR. FAOTA Date: October 21 and 22, 2010 The Holiday Inn, 150 George Street, Peterborough, Ontario Beatriz C. Abreu, Ph.D, OTR, FAOTA, is an educator, researcher and master clinician with over forty-two years of experience and widely recognized for her expertise on cognitive rehabilitation. She is an independent consultant […]

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Invitation to Submit a Letter Of Intent – National Population Health Study of Neurological Conditions

A four-year National Population Health Study was announced by the federal Minister of Health on June 5, 2009. Its purpose is to fill gaps in knowledge about individuals with neurological conditions, their families, and caregivers. The objectives of the four-year national population health study are to provide key information to improve current knowledge about the: […]

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Change of Address

Change of address Effective October 1st, 2009, The Brain Injury Association Office will no longer be located in Gatineau. Effective October 5th, 2009, The Brain Injury Association of Canada office will be located at: 155 Queen St, Suite 808 Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6L1 Our new phone coordinates are: Phone: 613-762-1222 Toll Free: 1-866-977-2492 Fax: 613-236-5208 […]

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Annual Report 2009

Message from the President As President of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of Canada I am just one of many volunteers working across our country to raise awareness about acquired brain injury and promote its prevention through legislation and education. Our volunteers give their time and energy to eliminate this invisible […]

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CSA-approved ski helmets could be on slopes this fall if makers act promptly

Provided by: The Canadian Press Written by: Peter Rakobowchuk, THE CANADIAN PRESS Apr. 30, 2009 MONTREAL – The Canadians Standards Association can’t say if Natasha Richardson would have survived if she had been wearing a CSA-approved helmet during her fatal ski accident last month. The actress died from a brain injury she sustained after a […]

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US Defense Centers of Excellence (DCoE) for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Outreach Center

January 15, 2009 Do you have questions about traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder, or other psychological health issues involving yourself or a loved one? You’ve come to the right place to find answers. Welcome to the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Injury (DCoE) Outreach Center. The Outreach Center answers questions […]

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The Enabling Accessibility Fund is part of a $45-million, three-year commitment to expand opportunities for people with disabilities

Would it be possible for you to distribute this e-mail to ensure that as many potential applicants as possible are made aware that funding to improve accessibility to their facilities is available through the Enabling Accessibility Fund (EAF). The Enabling Accessibility Fund is part of a $45-million, three-year commitment to expand opportunities for people with […]

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