In Support of the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc Band
We grieve with the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc band at the devastating confirmation of the remains 215 of their missing children who were forced to attend the Kamloops Indian Residential School from 1890 – 1978. Our hearts are with all Indigenous communities still searching for their missing children.
For more information and to read the Statement from the Office of the Chief, Kukpi7 Rosanne Casimir, click here.
Call for support:
- Residential school survivor crisis line open 24 hours a day / 7 days a week: 1-800-721-0066
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 1, 2021
Shining a light on brain injury in Canada
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA – June is Brain Injury Awareness Month in Canada. 452 Canadians suffer a serious traumatic brain injury every day. This amounts to nearly one person every 3 minutes, equaling almost 165,000 serious brain injuries per year. This does not include concussions, non-traumatic brain injuries, military injuries, or unreported cases.
To read our full press release, click here.
Between the Lines: Stories of Brain Injury Survivors
We hope you are enjoying the journey of Tony Mok, family man and stroke survivor.
In the sixth and final installment of Between the Lines, Tony wants to share one last piece of advice for brain injury survivors: lean into what you love.
Click here to read more.
If you would like to begin with the first segment, click here.