Bill C-223, otherwise known as the Canadian Organ Donor Registry Act, was defeated in the House of Commons June 15 on a vote of 171 to 131. The private member’s bill was brought to the House by the Honourable Ziad Aboultaif, MP for Edmonton-Manning. The purpose of this enactment sought to establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada. Learn more
The Kidney Foundation of Canada – Manitoba Branch is pleased to present its electronic newsletter for summer 2016. Check it out for stories about our volunteer Mario Kostanjevic; what it's like to have your loved one diagnosed with kidney failure; our Drop the Pop program; food safety tips for healthy kidneys; and to see some photos from some of our spring fundraisers. To download our newsletter and/or read our interview with Phyllis Lathlin from The Pas, visit our News & Events page.
Meet Carol Shinkewski, a dedicated volunteer for The Kidney Foundation in Saskatoon.
Want to learn more about our program and services? You can also read a story about 10-year-old Manitoba resident Noah Gross, who was one of Canada's youngest hemodialysis patients. Download a PDF copy of our winter newsletter, the Kidney Care Connection. Want to get the newsletter delivered to your home or your email inbox? Have a story to share about living with kidney disease, or donating a kidney? Send us an email to connect with us. We'd love to hear from you.
The Kidney Foundation of Canada is pleased that Manitoba patients who treat their kidney disease independently, at home, will now be reimbursed for the extra water and power costs incurred during these treatments. The Province of Manitoba approved proposals submitted by the Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis Patient Action Group and the Manitoba Branch of the Kidney Foundation for this important initiative. The Manitoba Branch will administer the Home Hemo-Dialysis Reimbursement Program. Click here for more info about the New Reimbursement Program for Home Hemo Dialysis Patients
Living Organ Donation Reimbursement Program (LODERP)
You can download your forms for this program here:
Application Verification Form
Expense Claim Form
Frequently Asked Questions
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.
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!