• September 20, 2016
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    ABI Hero Squad: Judy The Just

    The heroes of brain injury are assembling for the BIST 5K Run, Walk and Roll on October 1st! As we prepare for Race Day, BIST has selected a special superhero squad of amazing heroes of brain injury we will feature on a weekly basis […]

  • September 6, 2016
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    ABI Hero Squad: Courageous Chris

    The heroes of brain injury are assembling for the BIST 5K Run, Walk and Roll on October 1st! As we prepare for Race Day, BIST has selected a special superhero squad of amazing heroes of brain injury we will feature on a weekly basis […]

  • September 2, 2016
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    ABI Hero Squad: Awesome Anne

    The heroes of brain injury are assembling for the BIST 5K Run, Walk and Roll on October 1st! As we prepare for Race Day, BIST has selected a special superhero squad of amazing heroes of brain injury we will feature on […]

  • August 28, 2016
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    19 years plus a day

    BY: JEAN OOSTROM As I write this, it’s been one day and 19 years since my journey of  living with my ‘new brain’ after a stroke began. 19 years may seem like a long time, but as the years have passed, I […]

  • August 12, 2016
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    Totally chill no-bake cookies

    BY: CHEF JANET CRAIG   To over-state the obvious, turning on the oven during this oppressively hot summer is not a good idea. But thanks to our favourite chef Janet Craig, homemade cookies are still a possibility – check out these […]

  • August 4, 2016
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    Goal setting after a brain injury

    BY: ALISON Before my concussion, I was always busy. I worked long hours, travelled three times a year, hosted parties, played sports, volunteered and maintained a blog. I had one-year fitness goals, five-year career goals, 10-year family goals, and 30-year […]

  • July 28, 2016
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    Thank you Kat

    As many of you know, we’re saying goodbye to our longtime programs and services coordinator, Kat Powell, this week as she heads off to school in another province. Over the past eight years, Kat has been the heart of BIST, and has helped […]

  • July 14, 2016
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    ABI survivor + caregiver stress

    BY: MARK KONING Whether you are a survivor or caregiver to someone with a brain injury, it is sometimes quite difficult to find a confidant that you can feel comfortable talking with when it comes to issues such as the […]

  • July 8, 2016
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    Vanilla Protein pancakes!

    BY: JANET CRAIG While breakfast may not be in fact the most important meal of the day, our columnist Chef Janet Craig has this mind blowing vanilla protein pancake recipe for you to enjoy, which might just put that ‘most important meal’ […]

  • June 21, 2016
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    The brain may be able to repair itself

    BY: SOPHIA VOUMVAKIS In June of last year I wrote a post entitled Can the Brain Repair Itself? The answer to this question according to research conducted by Dr. Siddharthan Chandran, director of the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, is “Yes, just not […]

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