Canadian Transplant Association - L'association Canadienne des Greffés
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About the
Canadian Transplant Games

Since 2000, the Canadian Transplant Games have been a showcase for transplant recipient athletes from across the country to enjoy the competition and camaraderie while celebrating a second chance at life. 

 These national games are Canada’s largest organ donation awareness event and purpose of the games is to:

  • Increase organ donation in Canada and beyond
  • Demonstrate the active, healthy lifestyle that may be achieved following transplantation 
  • Promote the success of organ donation and transplantation 
  • Offer hope to the thousands of Canadians on transplant wait lists
  • Provide an opportunity to thank donors and donor families for their precious gift of life 
  • Raise awareness and educate, and encourage the public to consider organ donation
  • Create a Games environment that is built on the contributions, skills and collaboration of community volunteers, corporate sponsors and all levels of government 
  • Leave a legacy of volunteerism, community spirit and organizational development that will have a lasting value to all involved

The Canadian Transplant Games, held every two years, is a family oriented event. In addition to the competition for recipients there are activities designed for family members and other supporters. The games are usually 6 days in length, and include Opening Ceremonies and many special events throughout the week, a donor/donor family recognition, and Closing Ceremonies followed by a Gala dinner and dance.

Previous Canadian Transplant Games

2014 Moncton




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 View Results 2012 Calgary, Alberta

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View Results 2010 Quebec City, Quebec

View Results 2008 Windsor, Ontario

View Results 2006 Edmonton, Alberta

2002 St. John's, Newfoundland (no records)

2000 Sherbrooke, Quebec (no records)