Hélène Campbell: Individuals make a difference
By December 18, 2012 1 Comments Read More →

Hélène Campbell: Individuals make a difference

In this documentary trailer, double-lung transplant recipient Hélène Campbell explains the role of individuals in making change.

Become a registered organ donor through Facebook
By September 19, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Become a registered organ donor through Facebook

Canada joined more than a dozen other countries with access to Facebook’s organ donor initiative. 275,000 people have become registered organ donors through Facebook since it launched this initiative in May.

Welcome home, Hélène!
By July 17, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

Welcome home, Hélène!

I had the privilege of being invited to attend today’s media event to welcome home double-lung transplant recipient Hélène Campbell. The event was hosted by Jeff Mauler of Ottawa’s Hot 89.9 at the Government of Canada Conference Centre. Minister of Health Leona Aglukkaq presented Hélène with a traditional Inuit ulu which represents strength. Ms. Aglukkaq also […]

Torch of Life Relay event in Ottawa for BeADonor.ca
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Torch of Life Relay event in Ottawa for BeADonor.ca

Friday was Hélène Campbell day in Ottawa. Following a ceremony at Ottawa City Hall, Conservative MP Harold Albrecht led a Torch of Life procession to Parliament Hill. Master of Ceremony Jeff Mauler from Hot 89.9 introduced Liberal MP Kirsty Duncan, NDP MP Peter Stoffer, Green Party MP Elizabeth May, Conservative MPP Lisa MacLeod, Torch of […]

Let’s save 75 lives in 2 weeks!
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Let’s save 75 lives in 2 weeks!

I donated blood this morning for the first time in years. For the purpose of this post, let’s suppose that today was the first time I donated blood. I was amazed to learn that a single donation by a single person will save three lives in five days. That’s right! A blood donation has immediate […]