Canada needs more donors: “48 in 48” registration drive planned Ottawa, Ontario – As part of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week (April 19-25th, 2015), Canadian Blood Services, along with several organ donation organizations across the country, is taking part in a 48 hour registration drive between April 20-22. Called “#48in48 for organ donation”, the initiative’s goal is to collectively register 48,000 new donors in 48 hours. While the number of donors in many provinces has increased over the past several years, it still does not meet the increasing need. Approximately, one of