Patient Input Survey – Lokelma

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is seeking information from people living with Chronic Kidney Disease and their caregivers regarding their experience with treatments for hyperkalemia (high potassium), including Lokelma (sodium zirconium cyclosilicate). For more information visit our Surveys page.

Study Seeking Patients with IgA Nephropathy

The TESTING Study is an international study being conducted to clearly understand what benefits and risks are associated with corticosteroids in IgA nephropathy, using a corticosteroid called methylprednisolone.  For more information visit our Surveys page.

Impacts and Outcomes of Kidney Research in Canada

Read about some of the many innovative Canadian kidney research projects funded by The Kidney Foundation in this new report.

Kidney Failure Comes at High Financial Cost for Many Canadians

A new report released by The Kidney Foundation of Canada shows that a significant proportion of Canadians undergoing dialysis treatment experience financial hardship as a result of the extra costs associated with kidney disease. More information.

Angels Amongst Us

February 23, 2018  We wish to celebrate the life of Mr. Donald McLaren of Roland, Manitoba. We mourn his passing on January 22nd, 2018, and send our sincere sympathies to his wife Shirley, daughter Kyla, son Shane, father Clarke and all family members. Together the family has hosted the McLaren’s Pig Roast for over 20 years, raising an unsurpassed amount of financial support for our local Patient Programs and Research, while heightening awareness of kidney disease throughout the region... Read more.

Home Hemo-Dialysis Patients

The Kidney Foundation of Canada is pleased that Manitoba patients who treat their kidney disease independently, at home, can 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 in 2015. For more information click here.


Need Information on Kidney Disease?

The newly-revised 5th edition of our patient handbook is an invaluable resource for patients and healthcare professionals alike. This well-received update now includes two books, Living with Reduced Kidney Function and Living with Kidney Failure, and is available online or through renal units across the country.

Living Organ Donation Reimbursement Program (LODRP)

You can download your forms for this program here:

Application form
Appointment Verification Form
Expense Claim Form
Frequently Asked Questions
Income Verification

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.

The Perfect Storm booklet

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!


April 24, 2019 - Annual General Meeting 7:00 pm at the Kidney Foundation Office: 1-452 Dovercourt Dr

May 9, 2019 - Manitoba's Finest Fashion Show - Presented by the Chamois

September 8, 2019 - Winnipeg Kidney Walk

September 15, 2019 - Pembina Valley Kidney Walk

September 22, 2019 - Brandon Kidney Walk

October 20, 2019 - Patient Symposium

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