Let's talk about organ donation

On this Now or Never, we take you into the lives of people who are directly impacted by the fact that Canada has one of the lowest organ donation rates in the world.
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Jodi Loder designed tattoos of her brother's lungs, heart and liver. All three organs were successfully transplanted after his death in July 2016. (John Gaudi/CBC)

At this moment, 4,600 Canadians are living in limbo, as they wait for a life-saving organ transplant.

Most Canadians – 90 per cent – say they support the idea of organ donation; yet, less than 25 per cent have registered to do it.  

And every year, hundreds of people die, while waiting for an organ.

On this Now or Never, we take you into the lives of people who are directly impacted by the fact that Canada has one of the lowest organ donation rates in the world.