Time for a comprehensive national sports injury surveillance monitoring system

Letter to the editor of the Hill Times from Harry Zarins, BIAC Executive Director Re: “If Sidney Crosby isn’t immune, neither are Canada’s youth” (The Hill Times, Feb. 7, p. 24). NDP MP Glenn Thibeault’s article is an excellent article opening the door to a national debate on creating awareness on Canada’s silent epidemic: acquired […]

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Proposed Changes to Census Data Collection will Create Challenges for Canada's Charities and Nonprofits

PLEASE WRITE TO YOUR MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT AS WELL. Tuesday, July 20, 2010 As you may know, the federal government recently announced proposed changes to the Canadian census to make the mandatory long-form questionnaire voluntary for the 2011 Census. Imagine Canada is urging the government to reconsider this decision and I have written a letter […]

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Hedy Fry, The Brain Injury Association of Canada, and The Insurance Bureau of Canada invite you to a screening of the documentary WIPE OUT

PLEASE FEEL FREE TO ENCOURAGE YOUR MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT TO ATTEND THIS EVENT AS PART OF BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH The Hon. Hedy Fry, P.C., M.P. and The Brain Injury Association of Canada and The Insurance Bureau of Canada invite you to a screening of the documentary WIPE OUT: Stories of Brain Injury! Date: Tuesday, […]

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Toward an Ontario Brain Strategy – NHCC Ontario work – Abilities Magazine

Please find below an article to appear in the Forum section of the upcoming issue of Abilities Magazine. It’s a good summary of the productivity of the Ontario project to date. Toward an Ontario Brain Strategy – NHCC Ontario work – Abilities Magazine

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Yvan Teasdale and Harry Zarins Address Parliamentary Finance Committee

On Thursday, November 5th, Yvan Teasdale and Harry Zarins headed to Parliament Hill to address the House of Commons Standing Commitee on Finance (FINA) on their pre-budget consultations. There were a variety of groups that presented their wants to the committee from the forestry industry to research groups to a regional group. In a very […]

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BIAC-ACLC Supports the Establishment of a Canadian Caregiver Strategy

The Brain Injury Association of Canada fully supports the establishment of a Canadian Caregiver Strategy. So many of our families fill the role of primary caregiver and therefore this initiative has great significance in the acquired brain injury community. We encourage Canadians to write to their Members of Parliament indicating their support for the development […]

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