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Organ donor? No traffic ticket

It’s called “second chance”. Police in Calgary Alberta have joined with other forces in California in a programme to encourage organ donation. Instead of a costly ticket for offences like an illegal U-turn, or a parking violation or others at» 

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Organ donation :Saskatchewan wants presumed donation plan

The province of Saskatchewan has one of the lowest human organ donation rates in the country. Only  about one percent of people who die have agreed to donate organs or tissue. Instead of the current policy where consent forms have» 

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Cyclist raises awareness of organ donation

It was his friend’s death that prompted Cayse Ruiter of Ontario to embark on his cross country campaign.  That friend, Matthew Antolin, was just 27 when he died while waiting for a heart transplant. “It was really tough,” said Ruiter.»