The Canadian Transplant Games

Above: Watch Devan Cruickshank's showcase video of the 2016 Canadian Transplant Games.


About The Canadian Transplant Games

Since 2000, the Canadian Transplant Games have been a showcase for transplant recipients from across the country to enjoy the competition and camaraderie while celebrating a second chance at life. These national games are Canada’s largest organ & tissue donation awareness event and purpose of the Games is to:

  • Increase organ & tissue donation in Canada and beyond
  • Demonstrate the active healthy lifestyle that may be achieved following transplantation
  • Promote the success of organ & tissue donation and transplantation
  • Offer hope to the thousands of Canadians on transplant wait lists
  • Provide an opportunity to thank donors and donor families for their precious gift of life
  • Raise awareness and educate, and encourage the public to consider organ donation
  • Create a Games environment that is built on the contributions, skills and collaboration of community volunteers, corporate sponsors and all levels of government
  • Leave a legacy of volunteerism, community spirit and organizational development that will have a lasting value to all involved

The Canadian Transplant Games, held every two years, is a family oriented event. In addition to the competition for recipients there are activities designed for family members and other supporters. The games are usually 6 days in length, and include Opening Ceremonies and many special events throughout the week, a donor/donor family recognition, and Closing Ceremonies followed by a Gala dinner and dance.


Records & Past Games' Results

Canadian Transplant Games Records (to 2008)


Historical Results

 

2016

Toronto, Ontario

2014

Moncton, New Brunswick

2012

Calgary, Alberta

2010

Quebéc City, Quebéc

2008

Windsor, Ontario

2006

Edmonton, Alberta

2002

St. John's, Newfoundland

n/a

2000

Sherbrooke, Quebéc

n/a


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