OTTAWA, Nov. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada,will host "We Can do Better: Governor General's Conference on Concussions in Sport," at Rideau Hall, on Tuesday, December 6, 2016.
"Concussions and head injuries in sport are an important public health
Canadians from coast to coast to coast are invited to participate in the conference on www.gg.ca/concussions where they will be able to watch the proceedings live and submit questions to the panelists via Twitter by using #GGCC2016.
Details about the conference program and panelists will be announced at a later date. For a sneak peak, watch His Excellency's video message online at https://youtu.be/cPi0mxbm1M8.
About "We Can do Better: Governor General's Conference on Concussions in Sport" Hosted by Governor General David Johnston—whose strong desire is for Canadian youth to play safe and continue to get involved in sport and physical activity—the objectives of the conference are to bring together federal, provincial and territorial government representatives and key stakeholders in the sport, recreation, health and education sectors to advance collaboration in the development of a national approach to manage, detect and prevent concussions. The event is presented in partnership with Sport Canada.
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