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Latest News

Join Canada’s Lifeline During the Season of Giving

Friday, November 26, 2021
News release
Canadian Blood Services needs to fill 38,000 open appointments by January 4

Plasma and the blood system supply chain

Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Canadian Blood Services operates the blood and plasma supply system in all provinces and territories except Québec, which has its own similar system and blood operator. We are accountable to provincial and territorial ministers of health, who are also our corporate members, and are regulated by Health Canada.

Expanding plasma eligibility for gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Canadian Blood Services is pleased to share a step forward in our journey toward more inclusive donor screening. With the approval of Health Canada, we are expanding plasma eligibility for some sexually active men who have sex with men at our donor centres in Calgary, Alta. and London, Ont.