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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Fall Gala Announcement, Please Join Us for a Celebration of the Merger of BCBIA and PCBICS/Brainstreams.ca

From: Julia Zarudzka, President of BC Brain Injury Association And Patti Flaherty, President of Pacific Coast Brian Injury Conference Society – Brainstreams.ca In Honour of the Merger of BC Brain Injury Association and Pacific Coast Brain Injury Conference Society ‘Unity in the Community’ Cocktail Gala Fundraiser for Brain Injury Please see the the gala announcement. […]

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Brain Injury Association of Waterloo-Wellington Hawaiian Mix & Mingle, Tickets are on sale now, A great opportunity for Networking, September 27, 2012

You’re invited to shuck your boring clothes and grab your Hawaiian Shirts and Grass Skirts at Waterloo-Wellington’s Hawaiian Mix & Mingle A FUNdraisier in support of The Brain Injury Association of Waterloo-Wellington A GREAT NETWORKING OPPORTUNITY Thursday, September 27, 2012 6:30 – 8:30 pm Westmount Golf and Country Club 50 Inverness Drive, Kitchener ON $99.00 […]

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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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Brain Injury Association of Waterloo-Wellington- January/February 2012 Newsletter

Good Afternoon Friends and Supporters of BIAWW: Please find attached our January-February 2012 Newsletter (pdf). We are very pleased to be sending this to you in our new format. We welcome your comments. Please consider advertising in our newsletter. We are happy to announce that our Indoor Golf Classic is being held on March 22, […]

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Gray Matters! Quarterly Newsletter, Volume 1, Issue 1

Hello! Feel free to distribute widely. …For the Brain Injury Community We wish you all the best for the New Year! British Columbia Brain Injury Association Box 143, 11948 207 Street, Maple Ridge, BC, V2X 1X7 Resource Request Line 604-465-1783 Fax: 888-429-0656 Website: www.BCBrainInjuryAssociation.com Check out the new ‘Kids Korner’! Gray Matters! Quarterly Newsletter, Volume […]

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Vote on line helmets-NS Snow Sport Helmet Act, Bill 131

Vote on Nova Scotia’s proposed helmet legislation!! Today!! Nova Scotia is planning to pass legislation to make helmets mandatory. CBC is having online voting regarding this legislation. To cast your vote seek the link below. Here is link to vote. http://www.cbc.ca/news/yourcommunity/2011/12/should-helmets-be-mandatory-on-canadas-ski-slopes.html Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia Room 13-009/010 13th Floor, Victoria Building, VG Site, […]

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2012 BCIRPU Web Conference Series – Registration Opens!

BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit 2012 Web Conference Series Registration Welcome to the 2012 web conference series with the standard teleconference option available. The sessions take place on the third Thursday of the month at 10am Pacific time. Click on the links below for topic descriptions and speaker biographies. You may register for individual […]

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The Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia and the Strait Richmond Community Health Board are holding an information session

The Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia and the Strait Richmond Community Health Board are holding an information session for local brain injury survivors, family members, care givers, friends, medical professionals and members of the general public interested in learning more about BIANS and to gauge interest in forming a local BIANS Chapter in the […]

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The needs of brain injury survivors and their families are being ignored on PEI

The needs of brain injury survivors and their families are being ignored on P.E.I. and we want to change that. The Brain Injury Association of Prince Edward Island wants to focus on helping the brain injury survivor and their family find the right tools to move forward. Many survivors are being sent back to their […]

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Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia's annual BBQ, August 20

With summer in full swing, thoughts turn to gatherings and BBQs. Hosted by the Lunenburg County Chapter, the BIANS annual summer BBQ will be held at the Maitland Community Centre in Lunenburg on August 20th from 12-4 pm. The Halifax Chapter will once again be renting a wheelchair accessible bus to transport folks from Halifax […]

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Acquired Brain Injury Information Sessions

Location: Room 635, Nova Scotia Rehabilitation Centre Time: 1:00pm -2:00pm Mondays (except for Holidays) Who: Sessions are intended for people living with Acquired Brain Injury (including Stroke), Friends, Family and any other interested persons. Fee: There is no fee to attend. Referral: No referral is needed to attend. Contact: Cherie Lewis, Acquired Brain Injury Day […]

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Brain Injury Awareness Month Activities in Nova Scotia June 2011

Activities in June Public Service Announcements in June – on AVR radio and K-Rock radio. Also in The Advertiser newspaper. June 1 to Aug. 31 – Noggins Knowledge/Operation Headway. BIANS /RCMP/Kentville Police Service giving out tickets for not wearing helmets and reward packages for wearing helmets. Wednesday, June 1 – Butterfly Campaign starts at the […]

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Brain Injury Association of Prince Edward Island Community Information Session

Brain Injury Association of Prince Edward Island Community Information Session will focus on Information for parents, teacher, coaches and youth on symptom management mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) and concussions. An opportunity for questions and dialogue will follow When: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 7:00 – 9:00 pm Where: Murchison Center 15 – 17 St. Pius […]

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Bluenose Marathon Pep Rally for all of the BIANS ScotiaBank Charity Challenge Participants

The Halifax Chapter of BIANS is hosting a Bluenose Marathon Pep Rally for all of the BIANS ScotiaBank Charity Challenge Participants. We invite all Charity Challenge participants, brain injury survivors, family members and friends to join us. Socialize with friends, meet new people, enjoy food and drink, and help us support our BIANS team Go […]

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Community Information Session at the IWK, Halifax

Monday, May 9th, 2011 with a focus on: Heads up! Information for parents, teachers and youth on symptom management of mild brain injury and concussion What: Please join Kate Randall, IWK Psychology Resident, and Dr. Joan Backman, IWK Psychologist, for a free community information session on “Heads up! Information for parents, teachers and youth on […]

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Tech Talk-Technological Supports for Brain Injury Challenges

Save These Dates: June 17, 2011 14th Annual Brain Injury Conference Tech Talk.. Technological Supports for Brain Injury Challenges www.braininjurylondon.on.ca Donna Thomson Executive Director Brain Injury Association of London & Region 560 Wellington Street, Lower Level London, ON N6A 3R4 Phone 519 642-4539 Fax 519 642-4124 email info@braininjurylondon.on.ca web www.braininjurylondon.on.ca Tech Talk-Technological Supports for Brain […]

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Chronic Pain Symptoms & the Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury- Is there a Link?

Save These Dates: April 29, 2011 Join us for this 1/2 Day Workshop Chronic Pain Symptoms & the Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury- Is there a Link? www.braininjurylondon.on.ca Donna Thomson Executive Director Brain Injury Association of London & Region 560 Wellington Street, Lower Level London, ON N6A 3R4 Phone 519 642-4539 Fax 519 642-4124 email […]

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Help support TEAM BIANS (Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia) on May 21 and 22!

Last year BIANS participated in the Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge fundraising and walking, wheeling and running in all the five Bluenose Marathon distances (Saturday’s Youth Run plus the 5, 10, half and full marathon). TEAM BIANS helped us be successful beyond our wildest expectations and made us the third top fundraising team! This year, we […]

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Connections: Saskatchewan Brain Injury Association Newsletter

Inside this Issue: Page 2 – Christmas Parties in Saskatoon and Regina, Appreciation Events, Volunteer Awards in Prince Albert Page 3 Details regarding changes to Membership Applications Page 4 Upcoming Activities and Events in your Community Page 5 Brain Blitz…A Hawaiian Odyssey Tickets are now available online! Page 6 Saskatchewan Recognition in the BIAC National […]

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Halifax Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia (BIANS) AGM January 6th

Just a reminder… You are Invited to Halifax Chapter of BIANS Annual General Meeting on Thursday, January 6, 2011 from 7-9 pm in room 1613 at the Veteran’s Memorial Building on Veteran’s Memorial Lane. Guest Speaker – Pat Olmstead, Service Canada, Tax Coordinator Topic – Disability Tax Credit and Registered Disability Savings Plan There will […]

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BIANS wishes everyone a happy, peaceful and safe Holiday Season

Seasons Greetings from the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia. Attached is our BIANS Holiday Newsletter with a friendly reminder that it’s time to renew your membership dues. Holiday Hours: The office close on Wednesday,December 23, 2010 and will re-open Tuesday, January 4, 2011. Voice messages will be checked periodically over this time. Brain Injury […]

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Passing of Patrick Hirschi Long Time Friend of the Northern Alberta Brain Injury Society

Greeting friends, NABIS’ long time supporter, friend and colleague passed away suddenly on October 12, 2010. I am sending you a link to the NABIS website with a tribute to Pat Hirschi. It is with the utmost respect that we encourage you to post comments on the page. We will update our website with regards […]

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The Halifax Chapter of BIANS is pleased to present an information session for brain injury survivors and their families.

Services for persons with brain injury: What is available and how to get connected! Date: Wednesday,October 6, 2010 Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Location: Royal Bank Theatre, Summer Street Lobby, Level 1, Halifax Infirmary Building, 1796 Summer Street Guest Speakers: Lindsay Dickson, Capital Health – Acquired Brain Injury Navigator Brian Tapper, Capital Health – Vocational […]

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Presentation in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador by the Neurosurgery Traumatic Brain Injury Team

The Neurosurgery Traumatic Brain Injury Team at Eastern Health is pleased to present: Traumatic Brain Injury And Challenging Behaviors By: Tim Feeney, Ph.D. An information session for family and friends of individuals with traumatic brain injury Monday, September 27, 2010 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Lecture Theatre A Health Sciences Centre

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BIA of Nova Scotia Movie Night Promoting Brain Injury Awareness Month

To promote brain injury awareness month, the Halifax Chapter of the Brain Injury Association is inviting the public to attend a special movie viewing: On June 29th at 7:30 pm the movie ‘Breakaway’ will be shown in the Royal Bank Theatre at the Halifax Infirmary, 1796 Summer Street (level 1 Summer Street lobby). We will […]

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Bryan Fader tackles Mount Washington in support of the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia

Catch Bryan and BIANS board member Susan Muise’s interview on Mind over Mountain on either Wednesday’s or Thursday’s CBC Information Morning. Donations are now being accepted by calling the Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia at 473-7301. Here’s the article which appeared in today’s Chronicle Herald on Bryan’s run up Mount Washington this coming Saturday! […]

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Northern Alberta Brain Injury Society (NABIS') new Executive Director and AGM notice

NABIS would like to take this opportunity to announce the appointment of our new Executive Director as well as to invite you to the Annual General Meeting on June 23. Please refer to the two attachments for further details. Amy Krautt, B.Comm., NABIS Office and Fundraising Coordinator #229, 10106 – 111 Avenue Edmonton AB T5G […]

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Motion 57 from Prince Edward Island Members of the Legislative Assembly from April 22nd, 2010

Brain Injury Awareness Honourable Olive Crane gives notice that tomorrow she will move, seconded by Jim Bagnall, the following Motion: WHEREAS the Brain Injury Association of Canada estimates that thousands of Canadians incur a traumatic brain injury annually, with the majority being young adults; AND WHEREAS many of these individuals will have an average life […]

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Concussions: The New Evidence Based Guidelines and What You Should Know to Protect Your Head

Brain Injury Association of Alberta Presented by Dr. Martin Mrazik This session will be of interest to the general public, especially parents, coaches, teachers and service providers. Please forward to anyone who may be interested in attending. Everyone Welcome! Tuesday June 15, 2010, 11:30 am to 1 pm, at Roland Michener Recreation Centre Auditorium, 51A […]

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Announcing The Brain Injury Association of Alberta 2010 Annual General Meeting

Brain Injury Association of Alberta Everyone Welcome! Saturday June 19, 2010 at 1 PM. Light refreshments will be served. Contact 403 309 0866 for more information. Email admin@biaa.ca Toll Free 1888 533 5355 A promising future lies ahead for the Brain Injury Association of Alberta as we work; to provide continued support of regional brain […]

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Ruth Wilcock New Executive Director of the Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA)

Dear Friends of OBIA, As you are aware, after 12 years as Executive Director of OBIA, John Kumpf has decided to retire effective September 6, 2010. His decision has meant that the OBIA Board of Directors has had to initiate a search for a suitable successor who will continue to ensure that OBIA remains an […]

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The following activities will be carried out to celebrate June as Brain Injury Awareness Month in PEI

Media Release June 3, 2010 Charlottetown, P.E.I. – 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.

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Second Annual Ottawa and Eastern Ontario Brain Injury Awareness Day

Thursday, June 17, 2010, R. A. Centre, 2451 Riverside Drive, Ottawa The Vista Centre is proud to host the Second Annual Brain Injury Awareness Day for Ottawa, and now, for all of Eastern Ontario. This day has been carefully designed to allow Brain Injury survivors, their families, and all those who work with BI populations […]

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The Brain Injury Association of Alberta is now accepting nominations for the Board of Directors

The Brain Injury Association of Alberta Invites YOU to Get Involved! We are now accepting nominations for The Brain Injury Association of Alberta Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted, before end of business on May 19th 2010. Contact our office for a nomination package. Please include a brief resume with your application. Email admin@biaa.ca […]

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Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia Annual General Meeting and News

Date: Saturday, May 15, 2010, 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Location: Bethune Ballroom, Bethune Building, 1276 South Park Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia Agenda 9:00 am Registration and Ice Breaker 9:30 am – 10:30 am Annual General Meeting – Session One 10:30 am – 10:45 am Nutrition Break 10:45 am – 11:15 am Annual General Meeting […]

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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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Halifax Chapter General Meeting

You’re invited: To: the Halifax Chapter BIANS General Meeting For: brain injury survivors, family members, caregivers and interested individuals Wednesday, April 14 at 7:00 pm Room 1613 A & B, Veterans Memorial Building Guest Speaker: Dr. Beverly Butler, neuropsychologist Topic: Causes and Effects of Acquired Brain Injuries The meeting will start with a chapter update […]

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Call for Abstracts 2011 Alberta Brain Injury Conference

Hello Everyone, On behalf of the Alberta Brain Injury Conference Steering Committee, I would like to extend an invitation to submit an abstract(s) for the ABIC 2011 conference on brain injury, to be held on March 17th to 19th in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Once again the conference will offer three streams with an overall unique […]

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Monthly support group for families of children who are living with a brain injury

Come join in this opportunity to meet others with similar experiences. Please come along for light refreshments and interesting conversation with guest speaker Dr. Jennifer Drover, “ B r a i n G y m ” Wednesday, April 7th at 7 p.m. Dominion Memorial Market, 20 Lake Avenue Please contact: Jeannette Holman-Price, cando@biac-aclc.ca, 709-697 2532, […]

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Brain Injury Association of Nova Scotia – Calling all runners and walkers! Register now for TEAM BIANS!

We’re busy recruiting runners, walkers and sponsors/donors for the first ever TEAM BIANS participating in the 2010 Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge. So far we’re up to 10 runners/walkers with one even flying in from Toronto! Don’t miss out on the fun! To join or support us visit TEAM BIANS or call 473-7301 to sign up […]

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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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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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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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The Brain Injury Coalition of Prince Edward Island will be hosting a public forum

Brain Injury Coalition of Prince Edward Island 32 Birchwood St Charlottetown, PE C1A 5B5 Phone: (902) 892-0367 email: raman amplifierinfo@bicpei.com Website: http://www.bicpei.com You are invited … On June 25, 2009, the Brain Injury Coalition of Prince Edward Island will be hosting a public forum to speak about the Prevention of Brain Injuries followed by the […]

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Annual General Meeting Brain Injury Association of Alberta

Date: June 25, 2009. Place: BIAA Office, 4916 50th Street. Time: 7 PM Contact: Arlana (403)-309-0866 Everyone Welcome Board Meeting to follow AGM Call for nominations to the Board of Directors Deadline: June 18, 2009 Contact our office for details Visit our website for more information www.biaa.ca or call our office to receive a nomination […]

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