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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, Al Arntson ph: (780) 986-3921
email: a.f.arntson(at)

Calgary, Jack McJannett ph: (403) 863-9991
email: jackmcjannett(at)

Lloydminster, Donna Krilow-Lorenz ph: (780) 871-1048
email: lloydregion(at)

Where: Alberta

Monday August 1, 2016

Edmonton's Heritage Days Festival

CTA members will be manning a booth at Edmonton's Heritage Days Festival! Please come by and say hello or volunteer some time to help out.

Where: Edmonton, Alberta

Contact: Al Arntson email: a.f.arntson(at)

Monday August 8, 2016 - 08:00 am - Saturday August 13, 2016 - 12:00 am

Canadian Transplant Games 2016

Toronto will host the Canadian Transplant Games, August 8-13, 2016.

We are pleased to announce that the website for the Canadian Transplant Games, Toronto 2016 is now live! We invite transplant recipients, families, friends and donors from across Canada to be a part of this memorable event in Ontario’s capital city.
Please visit the Games Website to find out more about the Games and to register to attend.

In the meantime you can connect with your Provincial Director to let them know you plan to attend

Check out our 2016 Canadian Transplant Games Page on Facebook:

Where: Toronto, Ontario

Contact: Sandra Holdsworth ctaontario(at) 705 687 4424

Saturday September 10, 2016 - 11:00 am - 03:00 pm

Calgary's Family & Friends BBQ Picnic

CTA Southern Alberta welcomes all organ & tissue donation recipients, living donors, donor family members and those that love them to an annual picnic to promote comradery within the transplant community! More details about the picnic will follow. Contact Jack if you would like to be on Planning Committee or volunteer.

Where: Edworthy Park, Site #2, (south side of the river), Calgary, Alberta

Cost: TBT

Contact: For info & to RSVP, Jack at: jackmcjannett(at)

Saturday January 28, 2017 - 09:30 am - 12:30 pm

Lloydminster's Transplant Trot

Come and help raise awareness and spread the word: Organ Donation Works!

Where: Servus Sports Centre - Indoor Track, 5202 - 12th Street, Lloydminster, Alberta

Cost: Adults:$25 Youth:$10

Contact: Donna: LloydRegionCTA(at)

Saturday April 29, 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)