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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BrainTalks 2014: A multidisciplinary approach to brain injury prevention, treatment, and recovery

The University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine is pleased to announce the 2014 BrainTalks Conference which will be held on March 1st, 2014. This conference presents a multi-disciplinary approach to brain injury prevention, treatment and recovery. The curriculum will appeal to medical, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and science students, as well as health care professionals. […]

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BC Brain Injury Association's Annual Cocktail Fundraising Gala

The BC Brain Injury Association’s (BCBIA) Annual Cocktail Fundraising Gala takes place on November 14, 2013 from 6pm to 9pm at Vistas 360 at the Renaissance Harbourside Hotel in Vancouver, BC. This year’s theme is Celebrating New Chapters as the BCBIA celebrates a recent merge with the Pacific Coast Brain Injury Conference Society. Confirmed guest […]

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The Inaugural Brain Injury Golf Tournament in Ottawa hosted by The Brain Injury Association of Canada

DATE: Thursday, August 23, 2012 FORMAT: Shotgun Start / 4 players per team LOCATION: Dragonfly Golf Links, 955 Opeongo Road Renfrew, ON, K7V 3Z5, Tel: 1-888-275-3838, 1-613-432-3838 SCHEDULE Registration: 9:00 – 10:45am Tee Off: 11:00am Post Tournament Awards Reception 4:30-5pm For more information on sponsorship and registration, please contact: Cheryl Ozen 613-821-4895 Kevan Young 613-294-2057 […]

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The World's Biggest Sandbox, Please bring your kids and other friends

Dear Friends: I’d like to ask you to attend our event – the World’s Biggest Sandbox. Please bring your kids and other friends. Here are the details: This is an awareness event in support of this great charity. We are asking MP’s, Ministers, academics, not-for-profit (NGO’s), parents and children to build Sand Castles in the […]

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Please Join Us For The 1st Annual BIAC AIM2WALK Brain Injury Awareness Golf Tournament

Thursday, August 30, 2012 – Copper Creek Golf Club Organized By Aim 2 Walk Rehabilitation Centre Individual Registrations Foursome Registrations ————————————————————————- SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES TOURNAMENT TITLE SPONSORSHIP $5,000 Includes a “sponsor branded” gift per player and appropriate signage in the clubhouse. FOOD SPONSORSHIP $2,500 After the 9th hole and post tournament reception HOLE SPONSORSHIP $ 300 […]

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Long Boarders riding across Canada in support of the Brain Injury Association of Canada

Why walk, when you can Shred! Mission To spread awareness and help gain support to a selected charity using original fundraising opportunities and “out of the box” educational concepts. Overview “Shred 4 A Cause” is a Non-Profit Organization dedicated to spreading awareness, and raising funds to help support the Brain Injury Association of Canada. Using […]

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Help Me Help You, Effective Communications with Insurers and Lawyers

This exciting half day workshop will provide attendees with information on how to facilitate effective communication between insurance providers, services providers and lawyers. Topics to be discussed: General Communication Issues with lawyer, insurance companies, and rehabilitation professionals. We will explore concerns surrounding draft reports, emails, text messaging, and privacy issues. We will also discuss balancing […]

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Notice of Meeting of Directors and Annual General Meeting

Notice of Meeting of Existing Directors # 1 Date of Meeting: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Time of Meeting: 3:00 pm Location of Meeting: Andrew Hall Room 142 on the Campus of UPEI, Charlottetown, PEI Attendance may be by phone or physical presence 1. Appointment of Chair and Secretary for the Meeting 2. Confirm that notice […]

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1st Annual Brain Injury Association of Canada Golf Tournament, with the Brain Injury Association of PEI

BIAC / BIAPEI BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS GOLF TOURNAMENT DATE: Monday, August 22, 2011 FORMAT: Shotgun Start / 4 players per team LOCATION: Fox Meadows Golf Course, 167 Kinlock Road Stratford, PEI C1B 1J7, Tel: 1-877-569-8337 SCHEDULE Registration: 11:30 – 1:15 pm Tee Off: 1:30 pm Post Tournament Awards Reception 6:00 pm For more information on […]

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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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An ABI Overnight Summer Independence Program

Young adults 16 to 25 years of age who have an acquired brain injury Who want to become more independent, are motivated to work on skills related to independence, have the ability to participate actively within a group, and are medically stable Program includes experiences such as living in residence in a supportive environment, traveling […]

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The First Person Project

reachAbility, a charitable organization committed to creating an even playing field for persons with all types of disability, asks Canadians with disabilities to share their experiences with employment in “The First Person Project,” a book being published in 2010. Whether you live with a physical, cognitive, visual, hearing, mental health or invisible disability, no matter […]

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The Achilles St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Brain Injury Association of Canada

To all members and Friends of BIAC, Ron Foreman our webmaster will be running in the Achilles St. Patrick’s Day 5K Run/Walk to benefit the Brain Injury Association of Canada but he needs your pledges. You can join Ron on the run or walk the course. You can also pull together your own team. All […]

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Halifax Chapter Annual General Meeting

Time: 2:00 pm Date: Sunday January 17, 2010 Place: Room 1613 – Veterans Memorial Building Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia Room 13-009/010 13th Floor, Victoria Building, VG Site, QEII Phone: (902) 473-7301 Fax: (902) 473-7302 Mail: PO Box 8804, Halifax, NS B3K 5M4 Website: www3.ns.sympatico.ca/bians1 A Helping Hand to a New Beginning

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2010 BIAC Conference Call for Abstracts

ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATION OF CANADA AND BRAIN TRUST OF SASKATCHEWAN HEALTH – Call for Abstracts Date: September 30, October 1, 2, 2010 Location: Regina, Saskatchewan Venue: Regina Inn Hotel and Conference Centre, 1975 Broad St. Regina Opening Date: November 30, 2009 Closing Date: January 21, 2010 Call for Abstracts (pdf-583kb) National […]

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Congrès québécois de la réadaption

Le 8e Congrès québécois de réadaptation aura lieu les 29 et 30 octobre 2009 à l’Hôtel des Seigneurs à Saint-Hyacinthe ! En résumé, c’est : · 5 conférences-plénières · 75 ateliers-conférences · 34 présentations par affiches · Plus de 35 kiosques d’exposants · Près de 600 participants ! pour prendre connaissance du programme au complet […]

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Eighth World Congress on Brain Injury

Washington, DC, USA March 10-14, 2010 The preliminary program for the International Brain Injury Association’s Eighth World Congress on Brain Injury is now available for viewing on-line. The Congress will be held in Washington, DC, March 10-14, 2010. We are looking forward to a wonderful scientific program with over 100 world renowned experts in the […]

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What is Accessibility? What is Disability?

How do museums and galleries develop new audiences and adapt to a diverse population? How do we facilitate the meaningful involvement of the very communities we aspire to represent through our exhibitions, curatorial research, and interpretive planning? In response to growing interest and demand for training and dialogue from museums and galleries across Canada, this […]

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The NABIS Seventh Annual Conference on Brain Injury

The North American Brain Injury Society is pleased to announce that the Seventh Annual NABIS Conference on Brain Injury will be held at the Austin Downtown Hilton Hotel in Austin, Texas. This year NABIS will be holding a full-day Pediatric Symposium on Brain Injury on Wednesday, October 14, 2009, with the full Conference taking place […]

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International Brain Injury Association’s (IBIA’s) Eighth World Congress on Brain Injury

We are pleased to update you on the International Brain Injury Association’s (IBIA’s) Eighth World Congress on Brain Injury, which will be held in Washington, DC, from March 10-14, 2010. As one of the official endorsing organizations of this event, we have provided below information on the World Congress and ask that you please share […]

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In a Nutshell Helmet Festival

Happy Brain Injury Awareness Month! I am very excited to announce our exciting upcoming event, the In a Nutshell Helmet Festival !!! Join us on June 28th at Esquimalt Gorge Park for fun activities with firefighters, cyclists, mascots, balloon art, helmet decorating, food and more. Think you might want a fancy new bicycle for the […]

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June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in PEI

Media Release Charlottetown, PE June is Brain Injury Awareness Month June is Brain Awareness Month and parents are being reminded of the importance of helmet safety. Wearing a helmet can significantly reduce the risks of brain injuries in many sport and recreational activities, such as skiing, biking and in-line skating. The following are some of […]

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June is Brain Injury Awareness Month

Designed to Entertain, Educate and Legislate Gatineau, Québec – June is Brain Injury Awareness Month, a national initiative helping Canadians of all ages become more aware of the causes of acquired brain injury and its prevention. Year-round, the Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) spearheads ways to teach people how to protect their brain and […]

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Halifax Chapter BIANS General Meeting-You're invited!

You’re invited: To: the Halifax Chapter BIANS General Meeting For: survivors, family members, caregivers and interested individuals Wednesday, April 22 at 7:00 pm Room 1613 A and B, Veterans Memorial Building The meeting will start with a chapter-wide plenary session focusing on Head On meetings and fundraising ideas. After the plenary session attendees are welcome […]

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RDSP 3 Hour Information Session

As you may know, the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), and its matching Grant and income-tested Bond are now available to Canadians across the country through a few financial organizations. The RDSP is a long-term savings vehicle to help parents and others save for the long-term financial security of a person with a severe disability. […]

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Oysters fuel national fundraisers for injury awareness kicking off on Groundhog day

For Immediate Release Attention: Assignment, Health, Lifestyle and City Editors – The Brain Injury Association of Canada to name Insurance Bureau of Canada as title sponsor of new campaign. (Toronto) – Torontonians will be shedding their winter gear for tropical threads this year at Toronto’s 5th Annual Hawaiian Oyster Odyssey. The event will take place […]

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16th Annual G & B Brain Injury Conference Comox Valley Head Injury Society

Please accept this letter as an invitation to the 16th Annual G & B Brain Injury Conference, June 18 & 19, 2009. I have attached the agenda and registration form for your consideration. You may find the keynote address by Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy, Dr. Michael Prince, of special interest. Please find the press […]

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International Conference on Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

August 12 – 15, Fairmont Hotel, Vancouver, B.C. A call for abstracts was submitted and the deadline is February 15, 2009. The MTBI2009 Conference Program will be structured around the core themes: Sports Concussions Diagnosis and Treatment Rehabilitation Motor Vehicle Accidents Litigation Featuring: Plenary Addresses Symposia, Workshops and Special Interest Sessions Scientific Poster Presentations High-Quality […]

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The International Brain Injury Association (IBIA)

An Invitation to Washington D.C. As Chairperson and President of the IBIA 8th World Congress on Brain Injury to be held March 10 – 14, 2010 in Washington, D.C., USA, we would like to invite the participation of all professionals involved with serving persons with acquired brain injury to this international Congress and meeting of […]

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Media Release: The squeaky wheel gets the grease: getting what you need

– Justin Trudeau to headline Brain Injury national conference with survivors and medical experts in Montreal (MONTREAL – June 11th, 2008) – The Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) will meet in Montreal this weekend to discuss the importance of developing an essential programs and services network across Canada for all persons affected by brain […]

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Injury Free Manitoba – Invitation to the You & Me

Building an Injury Prevention Community Conference June 2-3, 2008 Join us for You and Me, Injury Free – Building an Injury Prevention Community, a Manitoba injury prevention conference. Our conference will explore the many facets of injury prevention, with a focus on building and strengthening the capacity of our communities to prevent injuries. Hear from […]

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The BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit (BCIRPU)

The BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) is pleased to announce our 2009 Teleconference Series beginning on January 21, 2009. An exciting year is planned that includes the following 1-hour presentations: The impact of electronic stability control (ESC) on the prevention of motor vehicle traffic injuries and fatalities – presented by Glen Nicholson Child […]

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OFFICIAL KICK OFF OF FIRST BRAIN INJURY AWARENESS MONTH

Gatineau, June 1st, 2007 – The Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) is pleased to announce the launching of its first Brain Injury Awareness Month (BIAM) in June by promoting two initiatives to increase and advance awareness of brain injuries. Promoting its slogan: BE COOL, BE AWARE AND STOP BRAIN INJURIES, BIAC is being pro-active […]

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