Canadian Transplant Association - L'association Canadienne des Greffés
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There is always something happening at the CTA. Visit our Upcoming Events page to find out what’s going on, and our Information Pages for the latest updates on the Canadian Transplant Games and World Transplant Games. And be sure to contact us to find out how you can get involved!

Sunday December 31, 2017

CTA General Meetings

All are welcome to attend CTA general meetings and as dates and times are subject to change, we encourage you to reach out to the regional coordinator in your area for confirmation.

Edmonton, Regional Coordinator Position is OPEN
Dave Smith e: dave_smith(at)

Calgary, Jack McJannett ph: (403) 863-9991
e: JackMcJannett(at)

Lloydminster, Donna Krilow-Lorenz ph: (780) 871-1048
e: LloydRegionCTA(at)

Where: Alberta

Sunday March 5, 2017 - 10:14 pm - Sunday April 23, 2017 - 10:14 pm

Vancouver Transplant Trotters/Sun Run April 23rd

Sunday April 23rd 2.5Km and 10Km Transplant Trot combined with the Vancouver Sun Run
Final Team Deadline March 31, 2017 (After that date no one else will be able to join the team and must participate as an individual).
Cost: Feb. 11th to Mar. 31st ($57 plus tax)
Registration website:!/events/2017-vancouver-sun-run

Select "Join an Existing Team" Search: "Transplant Trotters" (there is a 2.5km and a 10km option for both
Corporate and Youth Team once signed in. Printable Reg. Form: n2017.pdf a16781443&id=09fb959e4e&e=1c10b8b7da>

Youth/Family Team (2 options, 2.5km or 10km) Adults can join too must consist of min. 20 participants before the final deadline March 24th, 2017. Important: at least 1 adult to 1 or 2 youth (youth=18 or younger). After due date must participate as an individual.
Note: Does not include team name for Youth small and medium shirts (but provides a space at the front for painting it on)
Final Deadline is Mar. 24th (Youth $32, Adults $40)
Registration website:!/events/2017-vancouver-sun-run Select "Join an Existing Team" Search: "Transplant Trotters"

* Youth Printable Reg. Form:
Adults & youth may choose to participate in the Shaw 2.5k Mini Sun Run when they register (but will still pay the rate of Corporate Team or Youth Team). Team members participating in the Shaw 2.5k Mini Sun Run, will not have their names listed in the Vancouver Sun Run results as this is not a timed event. Youth participating in the 10K Vancouver Sun Run or Shaw 2.5k Mini Sun Run as part of a corporate team (if not on Youth Team) must select an adult sized shirt, youth sizing is not an available option.

MAIL OR IN-PERSON: To register via mail, in person or apply payment please contact the Vancouver Sun Run office (604-689-9441). The office is open Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30 pm. For assistance write to info(at)
The Vancouver Sun Run
Suite 1, 200 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC
V6C 3N3

Where: Vancouver Art Gallery, Georgia Street, Vancouver, British Columbia

Cost: See above for cost

Contact: Eileen Zheng and

Sunday April 23, 2017

Calgary's Kick Off to NOTDAW

Please join Calgary's South Asian community as they gather in support of organ and tissue donation awareness to kick off NOTDAW - National Organ & Tissue Donation Awareness Week!

Details yet to be determined.

Where: Calgary, Alberta

Cost: Free

Contact: Shauna at: CTAAlberta2017(at)

Friday May 5, 2017 - 06:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Heroes for Life Gala

Heroes for Life Gala is an annual fundraising event, recognizing donors and donor families and raising awareness and support of organ transplantation in Alberta.

The event features a cocktail reception, live and silent auction, dinner and entertainment.
Funds raised go towards organ and tissue donation awareness.

Limited tickets available so get yours today online at:

Sponsoring our Annual Fundraising Gala is a great way to support the essential work that we do while increasing visibility for your company! Please email Don for more information: dontyson77(at)

Where: Chateau Nova Hotel, 13920 Yellowhead Trail, Edmonton, Alberta

Cost: $75 for CTA members; $90 for non-members

Contact: Don Tyson e: dontyson77(at)

Saturday May 20, 2017 - 09:30 am - 12:00 pm

2017 Edmonton Transplant Trot

Join us for Edmonton's Annual Transplant Trot raising awareness for organ & tissue donation since 1987. We have a change of location this year and welcome you all to join us for a family, friendly event!

3K, 5K, 10K Walk/Run

Awards will be presented to the top 3 female and male finishers in the 10K run and the top 3 youth (under 16) participants. Door prizes will be posted at the end of the race.

For more information, to volunteer or to register, please check out:

Where: Emily Murphy Park, 11904 Emily Murphy Park Road NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Cost: $40 till May 1st with registration online or at your local Running Room

Contact: Mike Cunningham, Race Director: canadiantransplantalberta(at)

Saturday May 27, 2017

2017 Calgary Transplant Trot

Help us celebrate life after transplant for recipients and increase organ & tissue donation awareness in Alberta!

Prizes are awarded for top three male/females times, as well as top 3 fundraisers in our "Sponsor-An-Athlete" feature!

For more information about our 2016 Trot and to see our great sponsors check out:

2017 Trot details have yet to be finalized! If you would like to be on our organizing committee, please send an email to calgary(at)

Where: Confederation Park 55+ Activity Centre, 2212 13th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta

Contact: calgary(at)