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Ray Wickson Memorial Award 2022

In recognition of the notable efforts of Ray Wickson during the course of his life to bring forth the cause of SCI cure research, including his leadership in the creation of the Canadian Spinal Research Organization we have dedicated an award in his name. It is with great pride and...

Bay Area Health Trust launches Safety Chair, a new evacuation device with the goal of getting EVERYONE OUT! in collaboration with the Canadian Spinal Cord Research Organization

March 11th, 2021 HAMILTON, ON-- (BUSINESS WIRE)—Bay Area Health Trust (bayareahealthtrust.com), and Live Easy Inc. (liveeasyinc.com) today announced their exclusive Canadian distribution rights for the Safety Chair emergency evacuation device and the launch of Project EVERYONE OUT! in support of the Canadian Spinal Cord Research Organization’s (CSRO) fundraising, advocacy and...

A Tribute to Ray Wickson

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ray Wickson. Ray was a pioneer and leader in a quest for a cure for paralysis caused by spinal cord injury. After being injured in a car accident in 1983, Ray dedicated his life to raising funds for spinal...

SCI Research in the News – CBC’s The National

With the recent news coverage of Humboldt Broncos' crash survivor Ryan Straschnitzki's treatments abroad, the conversation about epidural stimulation has entered the mainstream media. The SCI community has been aware of the benefits of neuromodulation for some time, and we are working through the established research channels to make this...

Congratulations to our 12 Days of Giving 50/50 Raffle Winner!

This year we tried something a little different to wrap up the year - and we ran an Online 50/50 Draw in the beginning of December.  The draw ran for 12 days and resulted in a jackpot of $500 being awarded.  Our lucky winner was Melanie who received her prize...

SCITRIALS.ORG – Helping Connect People with Spinal Cord Injury Trials Worldwide

 SCITRIALS.ORG a new website that launched this fall, is offering people with spinal cord injuries a fast and accurate way to search for clinical trials happening anywhere in the world. For people looking for spinal cord injury (SCI) trials to participate in, the current offerings online are cumbersome and not specifically...

SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON

This year, the CSRO and our supporters took part in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.  As part of our Paving the Way for a Cure campaign, we rallied our new partners at the 407 ETR, and the OPP, as well as longtime supporters Permobil and Simone Performance to come out...

Honda Indy Toronto – Paving the Way for a Cure campaign launch

The Honda Indy Toronto was a weekend to remember for the CSRO, with the launch of our Paving the Way for a Cure campaign. We enjoyed the action on the track, while cheering on our friends at Arrow Schmidt Peterson Motorsports as their team competed for the win. We chose...

Annual Spinal Tap Bonspiel Announces New Partner!

The Canadian Spinal Research Organization (CSRO) is very excited to announce a new partnership for one of its longest and most successful fundraising events, the Spinal Tap Charity Curling Bonspiel. The CSRO will be joining forces with Spinal Cord Injury Ontario (SCIO) for the upcoming 28th Annual Spinal Tap Charity...

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