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Brain Injury Canada Newsletter

The Epidemic Of Traumatic Brain Injuries In Canada

Traumatic brain injuries inflict complicated challenges for victims and caregivers and there is a need for political and social progress to improve quality of life.  [Read the full article here]





In Memoriam: Harry Joseph Zarins, January 2, 1951 – December 26, 2016

Harry Zarins

It is with great sadness that we post this obituary of Mr. Harry Zarins, executive director of Brain Injury Canada. He served the organisation with great dedication and commitment. Brain Injury Canada will be honouring Mr Zarins and his contributions, at upcoming conferences and with future communications.

Zarins was a university sports administrator for 26 years, with stints at McGill (1976 to 1991), Victoria (1991 to 1993) and Concordia, where he served as director of athletics from 1993 to 2002. After leaving the university scene, he was president of Harry Zarins Enterprises, a business management consultancy company, from 2002 to 2008.
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160,000 Canadians sustain brain injuries each year. Incidence (and reporting rates) are rising. Over a million Canadians live with the effects of an acquired brain injury.

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Currently a national strategy exists for stroke, spinal cord injury, cancer and cardiac care but nothing exists for traumatic brain injury.

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A short and inspiring 10 minute documentary featuring a number of brain injury survivors as they share their experiences with recovery and personal growth.

Features an original song composed for the film entitled “Purpose” composed by Timothy Trieste and performed by The Life of Pearls featuring singer Shann Bailey.