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May 23, 2015
PRESS RELEASE Toronto to Host 8th Canadian Transplant Games August 8-13, 2016 “Competing with the strength of our gift!” ~ Read the full Press Release ~
January 22, 2015
PLEASE WELCOME OUR NEW BOARD MEMBERS
I’d like to notify all of you about our new 2015 Executive and/or Board members. Niva Segatto is our new Team Manager. Robert Sallows is our new Secretary. Shauna Rivait is our new Alberta Director. While all of these people have been involved with CTA in the past, most will remember Niva as she has been involved for many years in Ontario and nationally. She was Team Manager for the Games in Nancy, France. Niva and her family ran the very successful Windsor Games a few years ago. Shauna has been active in Alberta for quite a number of years and involved with the organisation of the TT. Robert has also been active in Alberta and I met him for the first time during the recent Moncton Games. I’m sure that all of you will join me in welcoming our new Board members. Sincerely, Aubrey Goldstein MD CTA President
September 15, 2014
TEST YOUR LIMITS
Global TV - Edmonton
Test Your Limits raises awareness and funds for heart health and organ donation. As Su-Ling Goh reports, it involves the most challenging mountain trek on the planet and Dave Smith an Edmonton transplant recipient. Dave is a kidney transplant recipient and a Past President of the Canadian Transplant Association.
September 15, 2014
ROCKY MOUNTAINEER - TRAIN OF HEROES
CTA has partnered with Rocky Mountaineer on their upcoming Life Changing Train for Heroes with this year's ride focusing on organ donation. Margaret Benson, as well as many others from across Canada, USA, UK & Australia will be on this trip. The Talbots a donor family from Ontario will also be on this ride
August 13, 2014
ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE AFTER A TRANSPLANT
Universities Health Network (UHN)
The experience of a transplant recipient after attending the last Canadian National Transplant Games held in Moncton NB.
July 2, 2014
Film: Tales from the Organ Trade
TALES FROM THE ORGAN TRADE will have its Canadian television premiere on Monday July 7th at 9PM on The History Channel! TALES FROM THE ORGAN TRADE is a gritty and unflinching descent into the shadowy world of black-market organ trafficking: the street-level brokers, the rogue surgeons, the impoverished men and women who are willing to sacrifice a slice of their own bodies for a quick payday, and the desperate patients who face the agonizing choice of obeying the law or saving their lives. View the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYprLPJSxQg
March 15, 2014
CIHI Report, Organ Transplants on the Rise
Canadian Institute for Health Information
Organ donation is on the rise, but Canada continues to lag behind other countries.