Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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This B.C. dad is ‘forever grateful’ for gifts of blood and stem cells

December 2, 2021
Greg Duerksen had often worried he would die young. Now, thanks to donors, he’s survived leukemia.
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Dr. Isra Levy appointed to Order of Ottawa

November 18, 2021
Ottawa’s former chief medical officer now drives innovation at Canada’s Lifeline and guides our pandemic response
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How an Indigenous cord blood donor was inspired by a patient

November 15, 2021
Lena Mallary saw cord blood save a life shortly before welcoming a ‘miracle baby’ with Cory Greenhalgh
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Taking education about organ and tissue donation to new heights

November 10, 2021
Lucie Dumont and her team created the Chain of Life (Chaîne de vie) organ donation curriculum for teens
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Celebrating the annual Sikh Nation blood donation campaign

November 1, 2021
This longtime partner is both saving lives and helping us build a more inclusive blood system
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Donation left in will continues a career legacy

October 20, 2021
The late Janet LaForest’s commitment to Canada’s blood system will live on, thanks to a legacy gift
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The incredible story of how plasma donations help patients

October 13, 2021
This straw-coloured component of blood is the source material for many lifesaving medications
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The science of giving

October 13, 2021
Dr. Jennie Haw is helping us better understand donors to Canada's Lifeline
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Blood donations helped him survive illness, and then a critical injury

October 4, 2021
Darcy Wagner, whose immune disease is treated with a plasma product, lost his leg in a farming accident
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Her birthday wish was to help others who needed blood

September 29, 2021
Abigale Latoszek, who has leukemia, is inspiring blood donations and financial gifts to Canada’s Lifeline