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We encourage all Canadians to support the call to our federal government to establish a National Strategy on Brain Injuries Act. This grassroots movement is lead by brain injury survivors, family members, and is supported by Brain Injury Associations, service providers, researchers, and organizations across Canada.

Alistair MacGregor, MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford introduced Private Members Bill C-277, stating, in part, that the Minister of Health must, in consultation with representatives of the provincial governments responsible for health, Indigenous groups and relevant stakeholders, develop a national strategy to support and improve brain injury awareness, prevention and treatment as well as the rehabilitation and recovery of persons living with a brain injury.

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The National Strategy on Brain Injury initiative has garnered the support of organizations across Canada and the Yukon, including MPs from the Liberal, NDP,  Conservative and Green parties.

We encourage you to write to your MP and ask they support Bill C-277.

Download CGB’s Briefing Note: National Strategy on Brain Injury (October 2023)

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Your MP has received a Briefing Note

Over 300 MPs were sent our Briefing Note on the National Strategy on Brain Injury

Prior to our delegation arriving in Ottawa, over 300 MPs were sent our Briefing Note on the National Strategy on Brain Injury (Bill C-277).

The briefing note is a short document that provides essential information, including the current situation of brain injury in Canada, the impact of chasms in care survivors and families are facing, and recommendations. It serves as a tool to inform decision-makers, offering a quick yet comprehensive overview of the topic at hand.

Listen to Barb and her family video in support of a national strategy

As we receive more stories they will all be available on YouTube.

Locate your Member of Parliament here.

Your Voice is Needed

If you are a Canadian brain injury survivor, family member, or caregiver and you are interested in participating in our 2024 campaign, please email Janelle for more details at nationalstrategyonbraininjury@gmail.com.

Participants will be asked to provide a photo and one minute video to be used in print and on social media. You may live in any of the provinces or territories to participate.

Press Coverage on the National Strategy on Brain Injury 

In the first video (below), Alistair MacGregor, MP for Langford-Cowichan-Malahat, brain injury survivors, family members, and researchers call upon the Canadian government to take immediate action.

In the second video (below), (1:58 time mark) Alistair MacGregor, MP for Langford-Cowichan-Malahat asks the Minister of Health in the House of Commons Question Period, if he will support a national strategy.

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https://www.youtube.com/live/bA6XS888Fic?si=U7WKvmjDKeitik0S&t=64
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSj4l5TrjvE

Listen here to neuropsychologist Dr. Mauricio Garcia-Barrera and Shirley Wilson speak with Stephen Quinn of CBC radio before travelling to Ottawa in October 2023 to call for a pan-Canadian strategy on brain injury prevention and treatment.

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We will be posting all of our ongoing efforts, and will remind you of important dates and actions to take.

Write to your MP and ask they support Bill C-277.

We need to develop a national strategy and we already have the support of organizations and MPs across Canada. Email your MP, and be sure to include the briefing note and Link to Bill-277.

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Bring your story to our efforts!

Participants will be asked to provide a photo and one minute video to be used in print and on social media. You may live in any of the provinces or territories to participate.

nationalstrategyonbraininjury@gmail.com

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