Calgary woman calls organ donation her ‘Christmas miracle’

A Calgary woman who recently received an organ donation is calling it a “Christmas miracle.” Kathy McLarty has been diabetic since the age of 12. The 38-year-old had to go on dialysis last year when her kidneys started to fail.…

Inaugural Green Shirt Day held to raise organ donation awareness in Alberta

Sunday marked a year and a day since the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash. It also marked the first-ever Green Shirt Day in Canada, which honours the victims, including Broncos player Logan Boulet, a 21-year-old defenceman from Lethbridge, Alta. After…

Family of Humboldt Bronco Logan Boulet announce April 7 as Green Shirt Day ‘to honour his legacy’

April 7, 2018 was the day Lethbridge’s Logan Boulet passed away. He was one of the 16 people killed when the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus collided with a semi-truck. Now, April 7 will also be known as Green Shirt…

Alberta toddler receives life-saving organ donation

A one-year-old toddler from Okotoks, Alta., who doctors believed had only 24 hours to live, has received a critical and life-saving organ donation. Lukah Mitchell has been on the priority waitlist for a multi-visceral organ donation and had been waiting…

1-year-old Okotoks toddler needs rare organ transplant to live

For the past five weeks, one-year-old Lukah Mitchell has been at the pediatric intensive care unit at the Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton. The toddler had to undergo surgery about a year after she was born. In September, her parents…