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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...

CSRO In Memoriam: Remembering Clifford Voll

Clifford Voll was a man who valued independence, community, and progress.  After a motor vehicle crash resulted in a spinal cord injury at his C7 vertebrae, Clifford was classified as a quadriplegic but he had almost full use of his arms and hands.  This ability allowed him to use a...

CSRO + AIA Partner to address road safety through the CCIAP.

Canadian/American Spinal Research Organization announces partnership with AIA Canada to address road safety through the Canadian Collision Industry Accreditation Program (Toronto, ON - November 20, 2018) – The Canadian/American Spinal Research Organization (CSRO) and the Automotive Industries Association (AIA) of Canada are pleased to announce a partnership to address road...

Fraser Burton Corporate Champion Award: Permobil

On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018, the CSRO presented the Fraser Burton Corporate Champion Award to Allan Boyd and his team at Permobil in recognition of their exceptional commitment, dedication and outstanding support in helping us find a cure for spinal cord research. The award is given to a corporate partner...

Thank You Uni-Select for your continued support!

The Canadian Spinal Research Organization (CSRO) wants to thank Uni-Select for their continued generosity. On July 17th, Uni-Select held their 16th Annual Charity Golf Tournament and raised $15,000 to support CSRO’s ‘Paving the Way for a Cure’ campaign. Uni-Select has now donated $280,000 to spinal cord injury research and we...

Non-Surgical Recovery of Function: Not a Fantasy

Kate Willette “Improved voluntary hand function occurred within a single session in every subject tested.” That’s the killer sentence from a new study soon to be published in the Journal of Neurotrauma. The principal investigator is our old friend, Professor Reggie Edgerton, who has been looking for ways to help people...

MTO Reconnection Golf Tournament 2018

The 11th Annual MTO Reconnection Tournament was held at Cardinal Golf Club on June 11th, and it was a tremendous success. MTO employees, retirees, and other notable members of the road-building community all came out to show their support for Carl Hennum & the CSRO/ASRO. Carl, who was an Assistant...