June is Brain Injury Awareness Month #BIAM17

More than one million people in Canada are living with a brain injury, and that number increases daily. During Brain Injury Awareness Month this June, brain injury associations across the country are putting a face to this epidemic through posters, events, and social media, using the hashtag, #IamTheFaceofBrainInjury. Hailey Harms is one of those faces. […]

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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 Brain Injury Association of Canada (BIAC) introduced its representative flower during June’s Brain Injury Awareness Month

It was our great honour to gift a red flowering sedum to His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston as the patron of BIAC. The delegation representing BIAC, and Brain Injury Awareness Month, included a number of brain injury survivors, caregivers, family members and BIAC executive director Harry Zarins. The sedum was chosen as the […]

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Ottawa Paddle All at the Ottawa Rideau Canoe Club (ORCC)

This Summer Available to those living with Acquired / Traumatic Brain Injury Attached is a new program available to those with acquired/traumatic brain injury. With The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre’s recreation therapy program, curriculum has been developed to aid instructors in teaching, and coaching, those who have experienced a brain injury. The cost is $100 […]

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