Ontario Government Announces $15 Million for Renewal of Neurotrauma Funding

Toronto, ON – April 1, 2014 – At a special announcement today by the government of Ontario, Reza Moridi, Minister of Research and Innovation, joined by Rick Hansen and Barry Munro, Chair of the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, announced the Ontario Government has renewed funding in the amount of $15 million (over the next three years) for spinal cord and brain injury research. The Rick Hansen Foundation will receive $6 million for research and the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation will receive $9 million to assist with breakthroughs in neurotrauma research and reducing the number of brain and spinal cord injuries.