Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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This is why we need a diverse donor base

June 2, 2023
A patient’s life or health may depend on blood components, stem cells or even an organ from a donor of similar ethnic background

Five ways your plasma helps patients

May 19, 2023
For many, medications made from this blood component are lifesaving

‘It’s like everything went from black and white to colour again’

April 20, 2023
A kidney donor made all the difference for Shariq Khan, a college professor and spiritual leader in Barrie, Ont.

Behind the scenes with our ‘CEO for a day’

April 6, 2023
Angelique Jeanty had the opportunity to learn about leadership with Dr. Graham Sher as her CEO mentor

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

‘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