Ottawa paramedics and police have joined the frontline fight to help identify potential tissue donors.
This is the Year of Color in America, with African-American, Latinx and Asian-American candidates running for office in unprecedented numbers. But financial support from Democratic donors hasn’t always matched the grassroots enthusiasm for a new hue of political representation. That is Ben Jealous’ struggle. The former NAACP director and Bernie Sanders surrogate has emerged as […]
Nova Scotia used to be a provincial leader in organ donation, but in recent years it has fallen behind. Last year, there were only 16 organ donors, and 12 families declined consent. Now there are calls to change the system to identify more organ donors and create a culture where every family talks about donation.
When her 18-year-old son Seth was planning to attend the Missouri Senate race debate in St. Louis earlier this month, Gail White invited her first-time voter and his uncle to discuss politics over a family dinner. They spoke of taxes and pre-existing conditions, of military spending and immigration. But by the end, Gail wondered if […]
A Calgary MP’s private member’s bill that would make it easier for people to sign up to be organ donors will face a critical test in the House of Commons on Wednesday.
The federal government is setting out new rules on payments and protections for sperm or egg donations and on carrying someone else’s baby — but a Liberal MP says it’s time to overhaul what he calls Canada’s outdated, ineffective laws.
As Canadian Blood Services considers further reducing the wait time for gay men giving blood to three months after having sex, some experts say labelling an entire group of people as high risk isn’t the best way to protect the blood supply.
Last week, we asked: Should everyone be required to be organ donors? You answered, and here are your thoughts, edited for clarity. Jonathan Williams The answer to this question hinges upon the profound question of whether individual freedom trumps the common good. There is little room for debate about whether organs are needed by many […]
Great news for the NRA and other non-profits looking to hide their influence on US democracy: Dark money political organizations will no longer have to disclose where their money is coming from, the Treasury Department announced. The Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced Monday that politically active nonprofit groups like the NRA and […]
Spencer Platt/Getty Images Porn star Stormy Daniels’s attorney, Michael Avenatti, sought financial help from Democrats in his battle with President Donald Trump, The New York Times reported Friday. The Times reported that the efforts did not lead to any financial help. Daniels has crowd funded more than $ 528,000 for her cause. Avenatti told The […]