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Krever inquiry


On behalf of all of our employees at Canadian Blood Services, as well as the many donors, volunteers and countless individuals whose lives have been touched by Canada’s national blood system, it’s my privilege to offer you our collective thanks.

August 3, 2012 (OTTAWA) - Canadian Blood Services extends its heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of our National Liaison Committee member, John Plater who passed away on July 28, 2012. John was a tireless advocate for a safe, secure Canadian blood supply and was dedicated to ensuring a tragedy like Canada’s tainted blood scandal would never be repeated. John’s was an important voice in the call that launched the Krever inquiry into the tainted blood tragedy and which ultimately lead to the creation of Canadian Blood Services. Over the years he participated in countless initiatives