What’s New and Community Involvement 2016


Many clinicians at TRAC support the community through a number of charities and not-for-profit organizations. We would like to take this opportunity to thank them for their contributions.

TRAC as an organization is involved in many areas of the community where clinicians live, work, and play. If you are interested in participating in these organizations please do not hesitate to call the TRAC office at 1.866.526.0877 for more information.


Queensway Carleton Hospital Staff Education Bursary

2015 was the first year of a 10 year commitment to fund educational bursaries which will be awarded annually to Queensway Carleton Hospital staff to help them keep up-to-date with the latest research and best practices in the care of patients with a concussion or brain injury.

This award shall be known as the TRAC Group Inc. Bursary at Queensway Carleton Hospital.

Please contact Nadine Fowler for more details at nfowler@qch.on.ca.

TRAC Group Inc.’s community involvement -2015

Platinum Sponsor- Fleming Golf and Dinner Supporting the Brain Injury of the Ottawa Valley

Cameron St. Germain spoke on behalf of Dr. Donald Chow returning as the emcee was Rogers Daytime host Derick Fage.


Gold Sponsor- Special Olympics Breakfast

Since 2005, the Special Olympics Festival Breakfast has raised over $200,000 for Special Olympics athletes in Eastern Ontario while honouring and supporting our local Special Olympics athletes, volunteers and coaches.

Gold Sponsors – CORA Tween A Ringette

Ringette is a fast-paced ice skating sport enjoyed by over 25,000 Canadian girls and women of all ages. Besides Canada, ringette is played on an organized basis in the United States, Finland, Sweden, France and Russia. TRAC is the Gold Sponsor for the CORA Tween A Ringette team of 2015.

Angela’s Message- Great West Life Community Relations

Great West Life was proud to present the Canadian Women’s Heart Health Centre at The Ottawa Heart Institute with a donation of $3810.00 in Angela’s (a former staff member of GWL) memory. They have raised over $10,000.00 in 3 the past years!

The events promote heart health and a balanced life and raise money for the Canadian Women’s Heart Centre at the Ottawa Heart Institute.


Brain Injury Awareness Day

The day featured expert speakers offering research and insight valuable to survivors, family members and clinicians.



Stroll for Spinal Cord Injury Barrie

TRAC did the stROLL as well as supported the SCI that helps make a significant impact in the lives of over 33,000 Ontarians living with a spinal cord injury.


Ottawa Therapy Dogs

TRAC has supported a therapy dog named Chara who provides service in the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO).

Ottawa Therapy Dogs is a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization that provides animal-assisted therapy throughout the National Capital Region. Each year, more than 1,000 people benefit from our therapy dog programs and services.



North Bay & Area Community Drug Steering Committee

The North Bay & Area Community Drug Strategy Committee, has two current project initiatives: a comprehensive evaluation of the Patch4Patch fentanyl exchange program and the development of educational materials for Drug Awareness in their four areas of service prevention, treatment, harm reduction, and enforcement.



Canada Army Run

TRAC Sponsored a participant in the Canada Army Run, is about Canadians and the Canadian Armed Forces – Air Force, Army, and Navy – joining together in the spirit of camaraderie and community. It’s a chance for the troops to extend the military esprit de corps to Canadians and to thank them for their support. And, it’s an opportunity for Canadians to say thanks to the men and women who serve them in so many ways at home and abroad.


Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario- Geriatric Refresher Day

A one day workshop designed to be interactive with keynote speakers and workshops, covering some of the challenging areas in the practical clinical management of geriatric patients.



Sponsor- Freezin’ for a Reason

On the second Sunday in February Gavin Cosgrove of Bergeron Clifford took the “plunge” into Lake Ontario with a team of other local professionals to raise funds for Special Olympics Ontario (“SCO”). “Kingston Polar Plunge”



Corporate Sponsor- Rehabilitation Centre’s Volunteer Association

For the last 7 years the Rehabilitation Centre’s Volunteer Association has put on a dinner and auction to support the Rehabilitation Centre. The annual charity Auction is TRCVA’s major fundraiser to support the needs of TRC patients. 100% of proceeds from the Auction go directly to patient programs and services.



Ontario Trial Lawyers 2015 Spring and Fall Conferences

About OTLA- “Together, we work in our local communities to ensure equal access to justice, full and fair protection of the rights of those who have suffered injury, and the safety of all.



Dundas Interagency Health &Wellness Fair in South Dundas

A day designed to discover some of the great programs and services available in Dundas from over 50 businesses and service providers.


Women Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC)

TRAC has become involved with WICC in many different levels: one of TRAC’s clinicians is on the organizing committee and TRAC has been a Gala sponsor, a breakfast sponsor, a raffle prize donor and a table sponsor. WICC is an organization of women and men dedicated to mobilizing the Canadian insurance industry in the fight against cancer by focusing on fundraising for cancer research and providing support and educational opportunities to their peers. WICC’s donations are used to support breast, prostate and other forms of lifesaving cancer research.



Eastern Ontario Trauma Conference

This conference features a strong mix of hands-on skills training with clinical lectures on the A,B,C’s of trauma management.  The subjects and skills workshops cover: Pediatric & Adult concussion, Major Head Injury management, PTSD, Burn assessment and transport, Foreign object penetrating wounds, Poly Trauma (who to keep, who to ship), obstetrical trauma, tactical medicine, street drugs and Traumatic Amputation management.


Frontenac Law Association- Kingston & the 1000 Islands Legal Conference 2015

TRAC was a booth sponsor at the annual Legal conference to provide education to member Barristers and Solicitors of the Frontenac Law Association.


Ontario Provincial Police Veterans Association Annual General Meeting

The OPP Association works on behalf of all civilian and non-commissioned uniform Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).  There are over 6,200 uniform and approximately 3,600 civilian members who belong to the Association.



OIAA 2015 Professional Development & Claims Conference- Sponsor

Joint conference with Forget Smith Morel the OVAA. From Defiance to Alliance: Innovative Approaches to Negotiation for the Results-Oriented Adjuster. The Honourable Regional Senior Justice James E. McNamara presented his view from the Bench and answered questions.



International Concussion Summit

3rd Annual International Concussion Summit for Ontario and Western New York School Board personnel and clinicians to discuss youth and concussion. Return to learn and return to play are the top topics at this summit.



Annual Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley Dinner

Annual dinner in support of the Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley to support the mission of helping individuals living with Brain Injuries or their family members.