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e-1764 (Organ donation)

42nd Parliament
Initiated by Tristan Leblanc from Blainville, Quebec, on July 3, 2018, at 3:37 p.m. (EDT)
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Federal-provincial-territorial relations
M-189
National organ donor registry
Organ donation
Certified

Petition to the House of Commons

Whereas:
  • Organ donation is supported by 90% of Canadians, but only 20% have made arrangements to donate;
  • In 10% to 15% of cases, families withdraw consent following a donor’s death because they were not previously informed of the donor’s plans;
  • Currently, only 2% of hospital deaths meet the criteria for organ donation;
  • Motion M-189 states, as follows: "That the House: (a) reiterate its commitment to facilitate collaboration on an organ and tissue donation and transplantation system that gives Canadians timely and effective access to care, since every year more than 250 people, out of the 4,500 on waiting lists, die without receiving a transplant; and (b) urge the government to support national efforts with provincial and territorial authorities and stakeholders to increase organ and tissue donation rates in Canada through public education and awareness campaigns, ongoing communication and the exchange of information, including best practices."
We, the undersigned citizens of Canada, call upon the House of Commons to adopt Motion M-189 introduced in the House of Commons by Ramez Ayoub, Member of Parliament for Thérèse-De Blainville.
Thérèse-De Blainville
Liberal
Quebec
Open for signature : July 3, 2018, at 3:37 p.m. (EDT)
Closed for signature : October 31, 2018, at 3:37 p.m. (EDT)
Province / Territory
Signatures
Alberta
14
British Columbia
12
Manitoba
3
Newfoundland and Labrador
4
Nova Scotia
1
Ontario
21
Quebec
476
Saskatchewan
1
Other Countries
1
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