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Latest News

Response to Public Interest in our Plasma Operations

Friday, August 12, 2022
There has been public speculation about plasma collection in Canada and what Canadian Blood Services is doing. We want to clarify.

World unites for Tribute to Life

Thursday, July 28, 2022
News release
July 28, 2022 (OTTAWA) – The Commonwealth Tribute to Life project creates a framework for Commonwealth nations to share knowledge and expertise for the purpose of improving organ and tissue donation and transplantation systems around the world, with the aim of saving more lives.

Every donation matters following the nationwide Rogers outage

Saturday, July 09, 2022
Canadian Blood Services was one of many organizations affected by the recent nationwide Rogers outage. Several platforms, including and the GiveBlood App were unavailable from the morning of Friday, July 8 to Saturday, July 9. The daylong outage affected wireless, cable and internet