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A Life Well Lived

We said good-bye to one of the loveliest men we’ve had the honour to know this week. Mr. Peter Karson passed away too soon at the age of 71, after a lengthy illness. His (very brave) daughter spoke at his … Continue reading

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A Gift of Love

A few years ago (!) we posted about National Donor Day (US) being shared with Valentine’s Day. We thought it was pretty awesome then, and still think so! The gift of life that a donor gives to someone waiting for … Continue reading

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Not That Simple

A few people have shared with us France’s decision to make organ donation automatic. We’re impressed, for sure, but we also understand that this isn’t the fix to fix all problems. It’s like our own Bill C-316, “An Act to … Continue reading

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Mind Blown

Ok. So we hadn’t really considered organ donation from this angle before, and now our minds are a bit blown. You know how we keep asking you to sign up to be a donor and to talk to your family … Continue reading

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Just a Ripple

“Drop a pebble in the water: just a splash, and it is gone; But there’s half-a-hundred ripples circling on and on and on…” (James W. Foley) This poem, though written in 1911, could really have been written about Jim and … Continue reading

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Every time

Every time we lose a friend to circumstances or disease we cannot overcome or control (we’re looking at you cancer), we pause. We pause because we are losing friends, fathers, mothers and children to something we absolutely have control over … Continue reading

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You Aren’t Going to Like This

Guess what? The dismal state of organ donation is on you. More than 75% of you have not signed up to be an organ donor. What more do you need? Yes we need education. Yes we need awareness building. Yes … Continue reading

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