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

Immediate need to fill blood donation appointments continues through the holidays


Wednesday, December 29, 2021
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News release
DEC. 29, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services continues to have an immediate need for blood donors this holiday season to help ensure blood and blood products are available for patients in need.

Three new directors and a new chair appointed to Canadian Blood Services board


Monday, December 13, 2021
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Statement
Appointed by the provincial and territorial ministers of health (except Quebec), the board of directors comprises 13 members. Each director serves for a term of four years and as such, new members are appointed when terms come to a close. In December 2021, Mel Cappe (chair of the board), Craig

Canada’s Lifeline in Need of Support to Save Lives During the Season of Giving


Monday, December 13, 2021
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News release
December 13, 2021 (OTTAWA) – The festive season can be a very busy time for people, but Canada’s Lifeline must be ready to support all patients at all times.