Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Meet just a few of the volunteers keeping Canada’s Lifeline strong

April 15, 2024
They’re welcoming donors to our sites, recruiting for the stem cell registry, organizing concerts and more. And we’re so grateful.
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‘This newfound control over my life is a big deal’

March 25, 2024
For Emily Ois, ‘antibuddies’ from donated plasma put an end to constant trips to the emergency room
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Thousands of students grow stem cell registry by swabbing at school

March 13, 2024
“We just want to save lives.” Students across Canada join the stem cell registry
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Meet 6 people celebrating vCJD-related changes to blood donation eligibility criteria

February 14, 2024
Restrictions related to variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (vCJD), the human variant of ‘mad cow,’ were lifted in December 2023
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For those living with sickle cell disease, blood donations mean the world

January 31, 2024
Andy Anyaele is so grateful for the blood transfusions he receives every five to six weeks
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How a renowned surgeon is helping children understand organ donation

January 22, 2024
Dr. William Wall wrote a storybook that may also help children develop empathy and kindness
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A community helped break a world record for blood donation. But it’s not stopping there.

November 28, 2023
Shia Muslims in Ontario continue to come together by the hundreds to support patients
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So you think you can’t donate? Check to be sure, to help us help patients

November 24, 2023
The fine details and latest updates about blood and plasma donor eligibility may surprise you
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Thousands across Canada may be newly eligible to donate blood and plasma. Could you be one of them?

November 23, 2023
The change affects people who have spent time in areas where the human variant of ‘mad cow’ disease was deemed a risk 
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‘Hope on the Hill’ rallies MPs, staff to support stem cell donation

November 10, 2023
Special event inspired by a stem cell donor helps educate Parliamentarians and recruit potential donors of the future