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

One country, one strategy: how harmonizing Canada’s vaccination approach could better prepare us for the next pandemic


Monday, July 19, 2021
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News release
To prepare for the next pandemic and provide a coordinated approach to vaccination across the country, Canada should create Canadian Immunization Services based on the Canadian Blood Services model, authors propose in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

Canada’s blood supply needs a boost this summer following a surge in demand


Tuesday, July 06, 2021
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News release
JULY 6, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is calling for an additional 23,000 blood donors across Canada by July 31 to replenish the blood inventory following a sustained rise in demand as COVID-19 restrictions ease.

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


Monday, June 21, 2021
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Statement
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.