We’ve accepted concussion’s impact on athletes. Now it’s time for change
Go ahead, turn the page if your head’s starting to hurt from all this talk about concussions.
But it doesn’t much matter where you look, you’ll find it: sports, of course, but also federal and provincial politics, the obits – even the arts.
This week, freshly minted federal minister of health, Jane Philpott, and minister of sports, Carla Qualtrough, announced they will work together on “a national strategy to raise awareness for parents, coaches and athletes on concussion treatment.”