Josh Bonnici’s ‘Pedal to New Levels’ Fundraiser for Brain Injury Canada

On July 17, 2016 I will begin my bicycle ride across Canada from Victoria, British Columbia to St. John’s, Newfoundland with a completion date of September 21, 2016. As part of the ride, I am raising money for Brain Injury Canada. I will be personally funding all of the expenses of the trip, and so […]

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June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Across Canada Provincial, Grassroots Organizations and Individuals will be creating awareness about Acquired Brain Injuries. As incredible as this may sound, brain injury in Canada is a silent epidemic. In Canada, brain injury is the number one killer and disabler of people under the age of 44. Statistics further indicate that incidences are two times […]

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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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Heads Up Holidays!

Brain Injury Association of Canada encourages widespread common sense OTTAWA _ The Brain Injury Association of Canada invites Canadians to keep their heads up over the holidays and avoid close calls that could turn catastrophic. “Making sure that Canadians are aware of their surroundings,” said Harry Zarins, executive director of the national nonprofit. “Drive safely, […]

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Troy Adams Marathon for Brain Injury Awareness, Prevention and Research

Dear Friends, My name is Troy Adams. I’m a 24 year old male, currently living in Exeter, ON. I grew up just outside of Watford, ON. I’ve spent the past few years travelling with my job as a News Anchor and Reporter. I’m currently working for myFM as a News Director/Ops Manager. On August 11, […]

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HEAD STRONG, Fanelli 4 Brain Injury Awareness

Almost everyone knows about Lance Armstrong’s battle through cancer to prove that nothing can slow him down. His story has become one of inspiration to many around the world, including the Kitchener Rangers’ Ben Fanelli. That is why Ben in partnership with the Kitchener Rangers has developed HEAD STRONG, Fanelli 4 Brain Injury Awareness: a […]

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Motorcycle Safety: The Top 5 Tips To Safety Avoid Injuries

With the increase of older novice motorcycle enthusiasts on the roads and highways, it’s critical that new cycle riders understand the top five critical safety tips to avoid injury or death on the Virginia (VA) or neighboring Carolina highways (or anywhere else for that matter). Our top five motorcycle safety tips are below. Motorcycle Safety […]

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Every picture tells a story-June is Brain Injury Awareness Month (1)

Throughout the month of June, the Brain Injury Association of Canada will be putting a face on acquired brain injuries through their ‘Every picture tells a story…” poster campaign. One of those stories is that of Larry Carlson, Manager of Programs for Adults With Disabilities at AEEL. In his own words, here is Carlson’s story: […]

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Heads Up: Preventing Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI)

(commonly known as concussion) A mild traumatic brain injury (concussion) is a brain injury. Mild traumatic brain injuries (concussions) are caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head. They can range from mild to severe and can disrupt the way the brain normally works. Most people will only experience symptoms from a MTBI […]

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BIAC is extremely disappointed with the negative/contradictory messages on Health Canada's online photo gallery

The Brain Injury Association of Canada – BIAC is extremely disappointed with the negative/contradictory messages on Health Canada’s online photo gallery promoting “healthy lifestyles.” Many of the photographs contravene not only the department’s advice to parents and other caregivers, but that of safety advocates and medical practitioners as well, to keep their children safe. The […]

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