• April 23, 2018
    Volunteer of the Year: Kevin Redmond O’Keefe

    As a small non-profit, volunteers are a central part of how BIST is able to do what we do. Meet our Volunteer of the Year, Caregiver Category Kevin Redmond O’Keefe who for years has come to our office on the third Wednesday of the […]

  • April 19, 2018
    Expressive art show sneak peek

    The art work keeps pouring in for our Beauty + The Beast: The Good + Bad of ABI Expressive Art Show – happening Thursday, April 26 4-7 p.m. at Christ Church Deer Park. And while we are already knew BIST […]

  • April 18, 2018
    Tonya Flaming: BIST Vollie of the Year

    The reason I began volunteering for BIST was:  While I was still a discharge planner at SickKids I was asked to join the awareness committee and I jumped at the opportunity. If I could pick any job in the […]

  • April 6, 2018
    Make your own ketchup

    BY: JANET CRAIG Did you know April 6 is Fresh Tomato Day? And did you know ketchup can be so much more than a bottle of what you get at the grocery store? Our favourite chef Janet Craig knows […]

  • March 9, 2018
    The waves of ABI-related trauma

    BY: MARK KONING If you ask me, any type of brain injury is traumatic, whether it is acquired by a motor vehicle collision, an aneurism, a viral infection etc. Living with the challenges of ABI, which can include headaches, […]

  • February 27, 2018
    Recollectiv Music Group

    BY: ROBIN LY Toronto’s Recollectiv is not your typical musical troop. It is a group where people living with conditions such as dementia, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), acquired brain injury (ABI), Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease can come together to create […]

  • February 4, 2018
    Roasted garlic & onion soup

    BY: CHEF JANET CRAIG February 4 is Homemade Soup Day! And Janet Craig has a great, hearty homemade soup for you – enjoy! Ten whole cloves or two whole heads, cleaned Four cleaned, washed leeks, chopped Three yellow or white […]

  • February 1, 2018
    Baked Cocoa Wings

    BY: CHEF JANET CRAIG Just on time for Super Bowl Weekend – or if that isn’t your thing – a Valentine’s / Anti-Valentine’s feast – our favourite chef Janet Craig brings you Baked Cocoa Wings! This is a ‘rub’ […]

  • January 25, 2018
    Thriving post ABI: Michael Levine

    BY: MERI PERRA Tuesday, March 19, 2013, an adventurous ski getaway in Whistler, B.C. changed the course of Michael Levine’s life forever. A Class 2 avalanche struck while Levine, along with his brother and a friend, were hiking up […]

  • January 16, 2018
    Easy Vietnamese Pho Soup

    BY: JANET CRAIG Soup makes winter better, which is one reason why January is Soup Month. To help you partake, our favourite Chef Janet Craig has created this easy Pho Soup recipe. Give it a try, and cook up […]