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Learn what's new with us from our corporate news, announcements and featured interviews with donors, recipients, researchers and medical collaborators. Through the dedication and generosity of so many Canadians, we are often in a community near you, raising awareness and making connections that will serve patients today and for many tomorrows to come.  Our stories are your stories.  Our publications are your window into the work that we do.

Latest News

Her Last Project premieres on CBC, Oct. 15

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Canadian Blood Services is proud to announce the national premiere of Her Last Project on CBC, Thursday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. The film follows Dr. Shelly Sarwal, a physician from Halifax who was diagnosed with an incurable disease and chose to receive medical assistance in dying (MAID) and donate her

Cord blood collection resumes in Vancouver

Wednesday, August 19, 2020
News release
Aligned with the public health decision to ease COVID-19 restrictions in most parts of British Columbia, and in consultation with clinicians as hospitals gradually return to normal operations, Canadian Blood Services resumed cord blood collection in Vancouver on Monday, August 17, 2020.

Canadian Blood Services launches the #NovaScotiaStrong campaign, Aug.14-31

Thursday, August 13, 2020
News release
Canadians asked to donate blood in honour of Nova Scotia victims