Media


Our newsroom is a place for journalists to learn more about our organization and the services we provide to Canadians. 

For all media inquiries, please contact: media@blood.ca | 1-877-709-7773

Due to the large volume of media enquiries we receive, we are not able to help students with research or other projects. Our annual reports provide comprehensive corporate information about our work in blood, plasma, stem cells, and organs and tissues.

Latest News

New director appointed to Canadian Blood Services board


Thursday, May 23, 2024
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Statement
Every director who sits on Canadian Blood Services board of directors is appointed by the provincial and territorial ministers of health (except Quebec). Directors are typically appointed for four-year terms and generally serve a maximum of up to two terms. As such, new members are regularly

Canadian Blood Services delivers apology to 2SLGBTQIA+ communities


Friday, May 10, 2024
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Statement
MAY 10, 2024 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services has issued an apology to 2SLGBTQIA+ communities across Canada, acknowledging the harms experienced by gay, bisexual, and queer men, trans people, and other members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community because of a former donor eligibility policy.

Canadian Blood Services' statement on paid versus unpaid plasma donations


Thursday, April 11, 2024
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Statement
As the publicly funded operator of the national blood system, operating at arm’s length from government, Canadian Blood Services acts in the best interests of the country and the patients we serve.