Media


Our newsroom is a place for journalists to learn more about our organization and the services we provide to Canadians. 

For all media inquiries, please contact: media@blood.ca | 1-877-709-7773

Due to the large volume of media enquiries we receive, we are not able to help students with research or other projects. Our annual reports provide comprehensive corporate information about our work in blood, plasma, stem cells, and organs and tissues.

Latest News

Blood donations are essential during COVID-19


Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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News release
DEC. 15, 2020 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is calling on all eligible blood donors to support lifesaving care for patients over the holidays by responding to the immediate need to fill more than 15,000 open appointments across Canada by December 31.

Response to blood donor eligibility change in the UK


Tuesday, December 15, 2020
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Statement
The UK’s National Health Service has announced a change to their criteria which will make blood donation more inclusive for men who have sex with men by screening all donors based on whether they have had new or multiple sexual partners in the last three months. The UK’s new criteria will be

Too many prospective stem cell donors decline to help patients when asked


Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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News release
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