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: | 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

Evolving eligibility criteria for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men

Monday, June 21, 2021
Canadian Blood Services intends to make a submission recommending removal of waiting period for men who have sex with men by the end of 2021.

Donors celebrated for their loyalty to patients during National Blood Donor Week, June 13-19

Monday, June 14, 2021
News release
JUNE 14, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is celebrating donors during National Blood Donor Week for maintaining consistent collections throughout COVID-19 and supporting patients in need of lifesaving blood products.

New donor centre announced for Scarborough to open by summer 2022

Tuesday, June 01, 2021
News release
JUNE 1, 2021 (TORONTO) – Canadian Blood Services is pleased to announce it will establish a new state-of-the-art fixed donor centre in Scarborough, Ontario to be open by summer 2022.