The Government of British Columbia has introduced proposed voluntary blood donation legislation that would prohibit payment for blood donations in the province. Canadian Blood Services welcomes efforts to help further strengthen Canada’s voluntary, non-remunerated, publicly funded collections model, with a view to preserving the integrity of Canada’s public blood and plasma collection system. For nearly 20 years, Canadian Blood Services has been responsible for providing Canada with a safe, secure and affordable system of blood and blood products, including drugs manufactured from human plasma