Young Birch Island man’s life on hold from leukemia

Tristan McGregor of Whitefish River First Nation has been diagnosed with leukemia, he and his family are reaching out to ask potential donors to come forward and assist in his recovery.

Bone marrow donor sought

New donor process less invasive, no hospital stay required

BIRCH ISLAND - Tristan McGregor was looking forward to starting his electrician’s apprenticeship this past September. The 22-year-old Whitefish River First Nation member was ready to embark upon a solid career when a health disaster struck.

“It was a couple of weeks before he was to start, he was sleeping...

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