Medication for Adults with ADPKD now available for use in Canada

Effective June 3, 2015, JINARC™ (tolvaptan) was made commercially available for use in Canada. It is the first treatment in Canada for patients living with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD)

Wendy's Restaurants in Winnipeg raise $266,339 for kidney health!

Six Wendy’s Restaurants in Winnipeg joined forces with The Kidney Foundation of Canada – Manitoba Branch to raise funds and awareness for more than 4000 Manitobans affected by kidney disease.

“The Kidney Foundation of Canada provides important programs and services to Manitobans who have kidney health issues,” explained Tim MacLeod, owner of the Wendy’s Restaurants in Winnipeg. “Our business feels it is important to support our local community. Our founder Dave Thomas was on dialysis before he passed away. We know he would be proud of our efforts to support kidney health in Manitoba.

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2015 Kidney Ride, Glide, Stride events

The Manitoba Branch is hosting its annual Kidney Ride, Glide, Stride events this September. The Winnipeg event happens on Sunday, September 13 at St. Vital Park while the Brandon event happens on Sunday, September 20 at the Westridge Community Centre. Click here to register for either event.

Celebrating Excellence

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is pleased to have the opportunity each year to celebrate its many volunteers and supporters through its National Recognition Program. Most recently, Foundation representatives had the opportunity to present Alex Lifeson, guitarist with the Canadian band RUSH, with a Public Awareness Award. 

Priority Setting Survey in Donation and Transplantation

Your experiences as a patient, caregiver, researcher and or healthcare professional can help identify the top research priorities in transplantation and donation within the Canadian National Transplant Research Program (CNTRP) in order to improve the treatment and the quality of life of transplanted patients and patients waiting for a transplant. For more details visit

Impact Report 2014

Your support makes a positive impact in the kidney community! Download our Impact Report 2014 to see how your giving makes a difference.

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Download The Perfect Storm

There is a strong relationship between diabetes and kidney disease. There is an even stronger relationship when you also have high blood pressure and are overweight. This booklet will help us learn what we need to know about our risk of kidney disease and what we can do about it.

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Donate Your Car, Boat, Trailer, Motorcycle... To Kidney Car

Is there an old unwanted vehicle sitting in a field, garage, alley or parking lot of your life? Instead of sitting there going to rust, give that old car a new life by donating it to Kidney Car. We are looking all type of vehicles. trucks, motorhomes, motorcycles ATV’s even farm equipment!

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