Rowan's Law, News (Huron Perth Lakers)

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Aug 23, 2019 | Kevin McDougall | 2287 views
Rowan's Law
Rowan's Law legislation came into effect on July 1, 2019.  Rowan's Law legislation was passed by the Ontario Government in 2018.  This legislation is named in memory of Rowan Stringer who tragically died in 2013 of Second Impact Syndrome, the result of suffering multiple concussions.  Rowan's Law is applicable to 65 sports in Ontario as well as educational institutions.  The legislation requires players, parents, coaches, match officials and trainers to review and sign off on the Ontario Ministry's Concussion Awareness Resources.  All players and parents are requested to read the information attached. 



Rowan's Law Information and Acknowledgement Form

Once you have read the information you will be required to sign the acknowledgement form also posted on this linked page.  Forms can be emailed or handed to your teams Manager.  
This form is mandatory as set out by the Ontario Government and must be completed by August 30, 2019.  
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