BC Minister Honoured with Special Award

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC & Yukon Branch presented The Honourable Amrik Virk, Minister for Technology, Innovation & Citizens’ Services and MLA for Surrey-Tynehead, with a special Citizen’s Leadership Award for his significant contributions and commitment towards helping to increase organ donor awareness and organ donor registration across BC.Under the leadership of Minister Virk, a partnership with BC Transplant made it possible for British Columbians to register as organ donors when they visit any one of the 61 Service BC centres.(http://www.kidney.ca/britishcolumbia/news)

Above: Minister Virk acceptance speech


Above: Minister Virk with Anne Schultz, Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC & Yukon Branch Board President


Above: Community Leadership Award presented to Minister Virk


Above: Amanda Poch of AMP Impressions


Above: Greg Kyllo, MLA for Shuswap


Above: BC Deputy Minister John Jacobson and Minister Virk


Above: Minister Virk, Greg Kyllo, Anne Schultz and Logan (awaiting a kidney) and his family


Above: Coquitlam Mayor, Richard Stewart, takes up The Kidney Foundation’s challenge and puts his community on the map in support of Organ Donor Registration


Related Links:

The Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC & Yukon Branch

Indo-Canadian Voice Online

Province of British Columbia-BC Government


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