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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Pan-Canadian Concussion Strategy presented in the House of Commons on June 10, 2014 during Routine Proceedings in the House of Commons

Pan-Canadian Concussion Strategy Ms. Kirsty Duncan (Etobicoke North, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present six petitions regarding concussions. The signatures were collected by two extraordinary young women in my riding, Sandhya and Swapna Mylabathula, who spent almost three years working on a bill proposal for a pan-Canadian concussion strategy. Concussion can deeply impact […]

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Statement in the House of Commons, Friday, June 14, 2013, Mr. Matthew Dubé (Chambly—Borduas, NDP)

41st PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION, EDITED HANSARD • NUMBER 270 Mr. Matthew Dubé (Chambly—Borduas, NDP): Mr. Speaker, June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada. According to the Brain Injury Association of Canada, brain injuries are the number one killer and disabler of people under the age 44 in our country. As the sports critic for […]

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City of St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador Proclaims June Brain injury Awareness Month

Proclamation Brain Injury Awareness Month June, 2013 WHEREAS: Brain injury is an invisible condition affecting both adults and children living in St. John’s and across Canada; and WHEREAS: A Brain injury is not always recognizable and can result in unjust stereotyping and discrimination; and WHEREAS: The Community needs to become informed about the risks of […]

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Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health, Government of Canada proclaims June Brain Injury Awareness Month

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month, the time when we raise awareness on the causes and impact of brain injuries in Canada. The physical, emotional, economic and social toll of brain injury is not only exacted on survivors and their families, but it also reaches friends, caregivers and the community. In 2011, our Government committed […]

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Prince Edward Island Proclaims Brain Injury Awareness Month June 2013

WHEREAS brain injuries can change lives and the effects are equally devastating for survivors and families; AND WHEREAS each year approximately 500 Islanders sustain brain injuries, with the most common causes being falls, motor vehicle collisions, infections, strokes, bicycle crashes and drug abuse; AND WHEREAS despite its major impacts on individuals, society in general, and […]

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City of Ottawa Proclaims June Brain Injury Awareness Month

WHEREAS, brain injury is an invisible condition affecting both adults and children living in Ottawa and Canada; and WHEREAS, a brain injury is not always recognizable and can result in unjust stereotyping and discrimination; and WHEREAS, the community needs to become informed about the risks of sustaining a brain injury and the strategies for preventing […]

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Member of Parliament Mrs. Kelly Block's statement delivered June 18 in the House of Commons

Mrs. Kelly Block (Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar, CPC): Mr. Speaker, Brain Injury Awareness Month is recognized nationally every June in order to raise awareness of the effects and causes of acquired brain injury across Canada. Automobile accidents, sports injuries, cycling accidents, falls, strokes, tumours, aneurysms and other non-degenerative conditions are all leading causes of acquired brain injury. There […]

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Message from the Governor General for Brain Injury Awareness Month

Message from the Governor General Le Gouverneur Générale I would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to all brain injury survivors, caregivers and volunteers on the occasion of Brain Injury Awareness Month. The courage and determination of those suffering from brain injuries and those who are helping to alleviate symptoms and to foster […]

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Member of Parliament Ms. Kirsty Duncan’s statement delivered June 7 in the House of Commons.

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, tumours and other non-degenerative conditions are leading causes of brain injury in Canada. A silent epidemic, brain injury is the number one killer of people under the […]

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Brain Injury Awareness Month Proclamations and Activities on PEI

The Brain Injury Association of PEI also held a BBQ on June 1 to Kick Off Brain Injury Awareness Month. Kenneth Murnaghan President Brain Injury Association of Prince Edward Island PO Box 1532 Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N3 Cell: 902-314-4228 info@biapei.com http://www.biapei.com twitter.com/biapei Facebook

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City of Ottawa declares June 2012 as Brain Injury Awareness Month

Whereas, brain injury is an invisible condition affecting both adults and children living in Ottawa and across Canada; and Whereas, a brain injury is not always recognizable and can result in unjust sterotyping and discrimination; and Whereas, the community needs to become informed about the risks of sustaining a brain injury and the strategies for […]

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MP Cathy McLeod's statement in the House of Commons

Please find below Mrs. McLeod’s statement that was delivered at 11:05am this morning, June 1st, 2012 in the House of Commons. Mrs. Cathy McLeod (Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo, CPC): Mr. Speaker, last Friday I had the privilege of attending a gala to honour brain injury survivors in my riding of Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo. I would like to take this opportunity […]

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Hon. Hedy Fry (Vancouver Centre, Lib.): Mr. Speaker,…..

Hon. Hedy Fry (Vancouver Centre, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, last month, I tabled a motion to officially recognize June as Brain Injury Awareness Month and I stand today to draw attention to Canadians who sustain cerebral concussions because they do not wear CSA-approved helmets when engaged in recreational activities where there is risk of head trauma. […]

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