VIDEO: Why Canada struggles to perform just 600 organ donations per year

4/21/2019 11:21 PM   

There are about 250 people who die every year waiting for an organ transplant in Canada, according to Canadian Blood Services. But, the reasons why we have an organ shortage go beyond people not signing up to donate. In honour of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week, Global News took a closer look at why Canada struggles with organ donations.