Authorities have concerns about the lack of knowledge among people in Ontario regarding concussions. Surveys have indicated that many people do not know that concussions are traumatic brain injuries, nor do they know how to prevent them. Many respondents indicated that they would not recognize symptoms, and some said they do not know where to obtain information about concussions.
For some, relaxing in a pool or lake is a great way to cool off on a sunny day. But for children or inexperienced swimmers, a large body of water may pose a risk if they are not careful.
Brain injuries are common in sports related accidents. One major hockey league player has decided to speak out about the consequences of living with the injury.
The Cannabis Act was passed into law on June 21st, 2018. Also known as Bill-C45, the legislation will allow adults across Canada to consume recreational cannabis as of October 17, 2018.