Helene Campbell

WATCH: Helene Campbell Finally Boogies With Ellen

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada Impact

Helene Campbell is discovering that being Canada's most high-profile organ donor advocate allows her to get up close with some celebrities and very pe...

Forget Magnotta: Three Canadian Newsmakers Worth Remembering

John Laforet | Posted 02.23.2013 | Canada
John Laforet

No one can control what events will shape our world in any given time period. But collectively we can choose what stories we allow to shape our memory. That's why murderer Luka Magnotta was the wrong person for the Canadian Press to choose as Canada's 2012 Newsmaker of the Year.

Trouble With Helene Campbell's Kidneys?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.20.2012 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - Double-lung transplant recipient Helene Campbell says she her recovery is going "fairly well" except for a problem with blood circulation.The...

Facebook Canada Launches Organ Donor Tool With Helene Campbell

CP | Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Impact

OTTAWA - An organ donation campaign started by a feisty young Ottawa double-lung transplant recipient now has new friends — a lot of them.Facebook i...

She's Headed Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada Living

OTTAWA - She's writing a book, wants to continue learning Spanish and plans to once again dance with Ellen DeGeneres.But for now, celebrity organ-dona...

Boy From Regina Tops North America's Organ Waiting List

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada

REGINA - A seven-year-old Saskatchewan boy is fighting for his life in an Edmonton hospital while he waits for a new liver.Doctors at the Stollery Chi...

Helene Campbell on Ellen: Double-Lung Recipient Gets Her 'Dance Dare'

CBC | Posted 07.25.2012 | Canada Living

Canada's best-known advocate for organ donation appeared on TheEllen DeGeneres Show today, just one day after speaking publicly for the f...

Helene Campbell, Double-Lung Transplant Patient, Says It's 'A Miracle'

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A young woman whose inspirational advocacy for organ donation has garnered attention around the world gushed with gratitude Thursday at her ...

Out Of Hospital And 'Feeling Well'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Helene Campbell is back at her “home away from home” in Toronto.A blog post from her mother, Manon, says the 21-year-old double lung tra...

Double-Lung Transplant Patient Back In Hospital

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Helene Campbell, the 21-year-old Ottawa woman recovering from a double-lung transplant, is back in Toronto General Hospital after experienci...

Double-Lung Recipient Helene Campbell Released From Hospital

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.05.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The Ottawa woman who had a double-lung transplant last month is out of the hospital.Helene Campbell tweeted about leaving hospital just befo...

Lung Transplant Patient Doing Well: Doctors

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.24.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - She can't speak yet, nor can she eat, but that hasn't stopped her from continuing her crusade.Helene Campbell — who became the unofficial ...

Hélène Campbell Takes First Steps After Double Lung Transplant

CP | Posted 06.14.2012 | Canada

Hélène Campbell, the 20-year-old Ottawa internet sensation who underwent a double-lung transplant after engaging major celebrities in h...

Double-Lung Transplant Recipient Communicating

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - An Ottawa woman whose organ donation campaign captured celebrity attention started moving and communicating again Saturday, two days after r...

Organ Donation Advocate Starting To Stir After Transplant

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.07.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - The family of an Ottawa organ donation crusader spent the day in seclusion Saturday, keeping close watch as she started to stir following a ...

Organ Donation Crusader Receives Double Lung Transplant

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.06.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - An Ottawa woman who harnessed star power to promote organ donation received a new set of lungs on Friday, but still faces "many hurdles" as ...

Ellen DeGeneres Talks Organ Donation With Ottawa Woman

CBC | Posted 04.18.2012 | Canada Living

An Ottawa woman living in Toronto as she awaits a double-lung transplant appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday to talk about t...