Canadian Transplant Association - L'association Canadienne des Greffés
I am so grateful for my new kidney and my second chance at life.


Message from CTA Team Manager
Update regarding the 20th World Transplant Games, Mar del Plata, Argentina 2015

Start Date 23rd Aug 2015  - End Date 30th Aug 2015
Information received from the Argentine Local Organizing Committee there has been a shift in management.
The registration information with cost will be communicated soon.
Airport to fly into is Buenos Aires, transfer transportation to Mar Del Plata will be provided by the LOC, note it is a 6 hour drive. Flights into Mar Del Plata are not frequent.
I will be forwarding the World Tx Games information to the Regional Directors, and will be posted on the CTA Website. Argentina is exited to greet the participants. Thank you.

Niva Segatto
CTA Team Manager




Toronto to Host 8th Canadian Transplant Games

August 8-13, 2016

“Competing with the strength of our gift!”

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April 19 - 25, 2015 

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What We Do
Support and Education

The Canadian Transplant Association (CTA), is a registered charitable organization founded in 1987 to enrich and celebrate life while promoting organ and tissue donation. Our members share a unique bond and include transplant recipients, candidates on transplant wait lists, donor families, living donors, families, friends and health care professionals.

Membership is open to all Canadians who share our mission to increase organ and tissue donation rates in Canada. The volunteer CTA Board of Directors collaborates with a number of related government, corporate and private organizations, provincially and nationally, and is a member of the World Transplant Games Federation, (recognized by the International Olympic Committee).

What You Can Do
Organ & Tissue Donation

The easiest way to get involved is to agree to become an organ donor! This simple and selfless act could mean the greatest gift for someone who needs help: a second chance at life.

Register your intent to become
an Organ & Tissue Donor

The Gift of a Lifetime

Right now, there are record numbers of people in your community who are on transplant waiting lists. There are many opportunities for you to make a difference.  If you are interested in volunteering with your local CTA, click on the link below and contact the Provincial Director in your Province.

Find out how