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CONNECT's Life Redesign Model is getting some significant attention from health authorities across the country and there is some very promising potential for a third CONNECT location to open in Ontario.

Crystal Johnson, a Registered Clinical Counsellor at Columbia Speech and Language Services, uses her training as a speech pathologist to provide counselling to people with communication impairments.

The Pushor Mitchell Okanagan Conference on Brain Injury, hosted by Braintrust Canada, will be taking place on Friday, May 8th, 2015 at the Laurel Packinghouse in Kelowna, B.C.

The British Columbia Brain Injury Association is hosting a fundraising cocktail gala on Thursday February 5, 2015 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Windsor Gallery in Vancouver.

Hello everyone! My name is Allison, and I'm going to be filling in as Communications Coordinator for the next few months while Lissa is on maternity leave. I'm very grateful for this opportunity and am looking forward to getting to know all of you better during my trips to Langley and Lake Country. I recently moved to Vancouver from Halifax and knew as soon as I saw the job posting for this opening at CONNECT that it was something I wanted to be involved in.

We’re very excited to announce that Lissa Miles, our Director of Communications, and her husband David have welcomed a healthy baby boy into their family. Their son, David Taid William Miles, was born on November 10th and weighed in at 8lbs 8 oz. Congratulations, Lissa!


CONNECT's Anniversary and Christmas parties this year have provided a great time for reflection. As individuals you should all be very proud of your contributions to what is and has been very important collective work. Recently we have enjoyed reminiscing about CONNECT's roots, celebrating our many individual achievements and dreaming our future vision. From humble beginnings, together we have created a very different and improving style of health care – one which clearly provides leading practice, delivers better economics and importantly leads to way better li

Did you know that Patti Flaherty is the President of the Board of the British Columbia Brain Injury Association (BCBIA) and is a founding member of the Interdependence Network (IN)?

Our dear friend, Dr. Theo van Rijn passed away on August 26th after living with ALS for the last part of his life. Theo was a talented and gifted educator, physician, artist and athlete and he was a dear friend and colleague to many of us at CONNECT and throughout the brain injury and rehab communities in Canada.