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Stroke Recovery in Motion toolkit now available! Planner helps in development of community-based physical activity programs for people with stroke.

The Stroke Recovery in Motion planner, developed with support from CPSR and Brain Canada, is now available through the March of Dimes. The planner is an evidence-informed, step-by-step toolkit designed to help anyone interested in developing and providing community-based physical activity programs for people with stroke. These include: Health service coordinators Community program managers and leaders Health professionals Fitness professionals Advisory groups People impacted by stroke Whether you are a novice who is developing your first community-based physical activity program or a leader who has delivered physical activity programs for decades, you’ll benefit from this detailed resource. Request your free…

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Registration opens soon for Advances in Stroke Recovery 2023

Registration for Advances in Stroke Recovery will open this month so watch your email for a link to the site. Advances in Stroke Recovery, which takes places virtually from Jan. 23 to 25, brings together stroke recovery research leaders and the clinical care community from around the world to share new research findings and discover the next big things in the field in order to advances care for people living with stroke. A distinguished program committee has developed a two-stream program focused on clinical/applied advances and those in the research sphere. The meeting includes a dynamic poster session with oral…

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2022 Stroke Program in Neurorecovery (SPiN) Online Workshop – REGISTER NOW

Registration for CPSR’s Stroke Program in Neurorecovery (SPiN) Workshop is now open!The SPiN workshop brings together young researchers from across the world to learn from expert faculty about basic science and clinical stroke research. This three-day workshop is targeted for trainees (e.g., graduate students and post-doctoral fellows) and will be an excellent opportunity to network with other trainees and faculty in the field from within and outside of Canada. All trainees are welcome to apply! Workshop Dates: July 19-21, 2022 Location: Virtual via Zoom Registration Deadline: Friday July 15, 2022 Registration Link: WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES Learn about the latest techniques and technologies in stroke recovery…

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Health Centres:

  • GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver
  • Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary
  • Dr. Vernon Fanning Care Centre, Calgary
  • Alberta Health Services Community Accessible Rehabilitation, Calgary
  • Riverview Health Centre, Winnipeg
  • Parkwood Institute, St. Joseph’s Health Care, London
  • Unity Health (Providence Heathcare) Toronto
  • St. John’s Rehab, Toronto
  • Bruyére Research Institute, Ottawa
  • University of Ottawa Heart Institute
  • Jewish General Hospital, Montreal
  • Jewish Rehabilitation Hospital, Laval
  • LA Miller Centre, St. John’s, NL


  • University of Manitoba
  • University of Toronto
  • University Health Network, Toronto
  • McMaster University
  • Western University
  • Queen’s Unversity
  • McGill University
  • Université de Montréal
  • Université Laval
  • Dalhousie University

Research Institutes:

  • Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research
  • Lawson Health Research Institute
  • Applied Health Research Centre (Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute)
  • KITE Research Institute at Toronto Rehab
  • Drug Development and Innovation Centre, University of Alberta

Health authorities:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
  • Alberta Health Services
  • Shared Health Authority, MB
  • Nova Scotia Health Authority
  • Eastern Regional Health Authority

Non-profit funding partners:

  • Brain Canada
  • Quebec Rehabilitation Research Network (REPAR)
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)
  • Fonds de recherche du Quebec – Nature et technologies (FRQ-NT)
  • Quebec: Institut de valorisation des données (IVADO)

Industry partners:


  • International Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Alliance
  • March of Dimes Canada
  • The Aphasia Institute