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“Being a Board member of a national health charity is not for the faint of heart. But the rewards are great,” says Kathryn Richardson, Past National President of The Kidney Foundation of Canada. To learn more about what to expect as a National Director of the Kidney Foundation of Canada, download the Board Candidate Application.
Read about Kathryn's experience as a volunteer board member
First BC Researcher to be Awarded Kidney Foundation of Canada's Medal for Research Excellence
BURNABY BC -- Dr. Adeera Levin is the first researcher in British Columbia to be awarded The Kidney Foundation of Canada’s 2014 Medal for Research Excellence for her outstanding accomplishments in kidney disease research. Dr. Levin is a respected nephrologist and researcher at St. Paul’s Hospital, Providence Health Care & the University of British Columbia, Head of the Division of Nephrology at UBC as well as the Executive Director of the BC Renal Agency. She was also recently named President (2015 to 2017) of the International Society of Nephrology, she is the second woman and first Canadian ever elected to this post. Read More.
Kidney Foundation Applauds Government Launch of Organ Donor Initiative
BURNABY – The Kidney Foundation of Canada (B.C. Branch) expressed its full support for today’s announcement by the B.C. Government that Service BC centres in Dawson Creek, Quesnel, Port Alberni and Salmon Arm will allow citizens to register as an organ donor.
Starting this month, the CRA will begin in-person and online consultations seeking the views of Canadians with disabilities and their supporting persons, promoters, tax professionals, qualified practitioners and members from the general public. Your participation and feedback will help protect people with disabilities from paying excessive fees for assistance with a DTC request as well as improve the DTC process.