• November 22, 2017
    Intimate Partner Violence & TBI

    BY: ALANA TIBBLES Sports injuries are often the first thing that comes to mind when people think about brain injury. A close second, motor vehicle collisions. As a brain injury researcher, I am ashamed to say I hadn’t considered […]

  • November 17, 2017
    Making the subjective objective; how technology helps evaluate concussions

     BY: PHIL PALMER, DC AND DONALD D. SCHRUMP JR, DC, MS, CSCS In the current climate of concussion clinics, many tools are being used to assess this type of serious injury, also known as traumatic brain injury (TBI), or acquired brain […]

  • November 1, 2017
    Back to work after concussion

    BY: COLIN HARDING   One in five Canadians will experience a concussion from sport in their lifetime. Suffering a concussion can lead to a range of debilitating symptoms such as constant fatigue, changes in mood, headaches and difficulty concentrating. […]

  • October 17, 2017
    Reducing screen time post ABI

    BY: COLIN HARDING LCD screens surround us. Many people stare at computer screens throughout their workdays, taking breaks only to check social media on their smartphones. While there are far fewer concussions in the world than there are screens, […]

  • September 28, 2017
    ABI Hero Elizabeth Farquharson

    BY: JENN BOWLER Are you ready, heroes?  The BIST 5K is just days away! Sign up or donate today: www.bist.ca/5k Meet Elizabeth Farquharson – the final hero we’re showcasing in our Heroes of Brain Injury Series – we can’t wait to […]

  • September 25, 2017
    Super fundraiser Ellie Lapowich!

    What can’t we say about Ellie Lapowich? Not only does she sit on our Mix and Mingle Committee and is a proud BIST supporter – but Ellie also manages to be one of our (if not the top) fundraiser at our […]

  • September 18, 2017
    BIST Heroes 5K Dynamic Duo

    Are you ready, heroes? Meet Charles Gluckstein – he says it’s his sidekick Duke who brings him out to the BIST Heroes 5K Run, Walk or Roll every year – but we’re pretty sure nothing on Earth could keep […]

  • September 11, 2017
    Meet the fastest ABI heroes

    BY: JENN BOWLER As we gear up for BIST’s Heroes 5K Run, Walk or Roll on October 1st, we’re launching our 2nd Annual Heroes of Brain Injury Series, highlighting some ordinary folk with extraordinary ABI superpowers who come out to our 5K […]

  • August 18, 2017
    We need to prepare for the worst

    BY: THERESA McCOLL Do you ever think, what would you do if your spouse was in a serious accident? Who pays the bills? How are they paid? Do you have access to your spouse’s bank account? And the big […]

  • August 11, 2017
    Salted Caramel Sauce

    BY: CHEF JANET CRAIG This simple, decadent sauce for either fresh fruit or ice cream is the current trend, ‘salt with sweet.’ Enjoy this weekend, or, heck, anytime! 4 cups white sugar ¾ cup boiling water 3 sticks salted […]