Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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By analyzing donated blood, we’re helping to shed light on the state of COVID-19 in Canada

November 18, 2022
Through the pandemic, our seroprevalence research has aided public health decision-making
Inspiration

Tiny cord blood donors deliver huge hope to families

November 9, 2022
Cameryn Slack’s mother Pam registered to donate Cameryn’s umbilical cord blood in the hope it could save a life
Inspiration

Lifesaving blood donations help a young boy bring smiles to others

November 8, 2022
After donors helped him survive two lifechanging surgeries, Elias Martin and his family are paying it forward
Inspiration

Global Blood Heroes in Canada help break world record

November 2, 2022
The largest-ever blood drive resulted in 37,000 blood donations worldwide on a single day
Inspiration

Young Sikhs energize annual Sikh Nation blood donation campaign

October 26, 2022
This valued partner is inspiring the next generation of advocates, volunteers, and donors for Canada’s Lifeline
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Blood Type Compatibility: Which Blood Types are Compatible with Each Other?

October 13, 2022
When you are compatible with someone else's blood type, it means that your body can accept their blood without any problems.
Inspiration

A kidney donor empowers a storyteller to help others thrive

September 21, 2022
Since her own kidney transplant, Mary Beaucage has worked to improve health systems for other Indigenous patients
Inspiration

Thanks to a stem cell donor, a father-son bond endures and evolves

September 21, 2022
Tom Wong savours the smallest moments and biggest milestones with his son Forrest after surviving a rare blood cancer
Inspiration

Stem cell donor and recipient celebrate their remarkable 20-year bond

September 16, 2022
In 2002, Dave Charlebois’s stem cells saved the life of Sarah Byrne. She was just one year old at the time.
Inspiration

Emergency room nurse becomes two-time living organ donor

September 16, 2022
Julia King donated both a portion of her liver and a kidney to help two strangers