Olivia Oliverio – Calgary, Alberta

My name is Olivia Oliverio and I am a 24-year-old from Calgary, Alberta. I graduated in 2018 from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, majoring in accounting. Although my love for numbers has led me to my current occupation as an accountant at an accounting firm in Calgary, my […]

Michele King – Red Deer, Alberta

Michele King of Red Deer, Alberta was diagnosed with the ultra-rare, progressive and fatal blood disease known as paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) in 1990. Over time, Michele began to see and feel her body deteriorate and her quality of life diminish. She lived with a constant fear of developing a deadly blood clot. After living […]

Tracy Murray – Vancouver, British Columbia

In March of 2013, Vancouver’s Tracy Murray began to experience severe fatigue, nausea, and abdominal pain and swelling. Concerned about these symptoms, she went to numerous walk-in clinics and was sent for blood tests to find out what was wrong. By the end of May 2013, Tracy went to the hospital and was immediately admitted to […]