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 at the following link Rowans Law Information