Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Donating stem cells changed this student’s life

March 15, 2023
‘Making a difference is something that a lot of people talk about wanting to do, but that was the first time I felt like I really did’

Nova Scotia donor makes all the difference in many ways

March 2, 2023
Richard Landry, a longtime blood donor, has also donated stem cells twice

‘We could all help save someone’s life’

February 28, 2023
Donovan McCoy rallied his hockey teammates to #BeAHero and join the stem cell registry

Stem cell recipient and her family inspire thousands to #BeAHero

February 22, 2023
With support from Hockey Gives Blood and others, the Stewart family has rallied sports teams to help patients

‘Cord blood cells are priceless for us’

February 21, 2023
Cord blood donors help fuel Dr. William Stanford’s research and bring hope to leukemia patients

‘Without blood donors, Amélie would have died’

February 16, 2023
Leslie Bangamba’s new documentary reveals her daughter’s fight for life after swallowing a battery

Why O-negative blood is critical in life-or-death situations

February 10, 2023
Fewer than one in ten people in Canada have O-negative blood, and their donations are crucial in emergencies

From blood donor, to recipient, to team Canada

February 1, 2023
Alicia Souveny found her way to the national women’s para-hockey team after losing her leg in a freeway crash

So you think you can’t donate? Check to be sure, to help us help patients

January 12, 2023
The fine details and latest updates about blood and plasma donor eligibility may surprise you

Blood types in Canada: how common or rare are they?

January 10, 2023
Did you know that blood types are classified into different groups? And within each group, blood types can be further classified as rare or common. In this blog post, we will look at different blood types and see how common or rare they are in Canada.