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Learn what's new with us from our corporate news, announcements and featured interviews with donors, recipients, researchers and medical collaborators. Through the dedication and generosity of so many Canadians, we are often in a community near you, raising awareness and making connections that will serve patients today and for many tomorrows to come.  Our stories are your stories.  Our publications are your window into the work that we do.

Latest News

Blood in war zones: Canada’s contributions and ongoing support for soldiers who need transfusions

Friday, November 08, 2019
Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Beckett, MD is the chief of general surgery and trauma advisor to the Surgeon General of Canada.

Toronto Jeopardy! winner demonstrates the power of infinite connections through platelet donation

Monday, October 28, 2019
By Susan Burgess Canada’s newest Jeopardy! champion is a Toronto man who was recently honoured by Canadian Blood Services for his 100th donation of platelets. During last Friday’s broadcast, Kris Prue was asked about his milestone donation by host Alex Trebek, who is battling pancreatic cancer.

‘Acts of kindness to repair the world’: Canadian Blood Services remembers Dr. Elianna Saidenberg

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Canadian Blood Services is mourning the loss of Dr. Elianna Saidenberg, an Ottawa Hospital hematologist who made a deep impact on Canadian Blood Services and the wider community. “There is a term in Jewish tradition, ‘tikkun olam,’ that epitomizes everything Elianna represented: acts of kindness
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New discoveries, evolving technologies and increasing demands regularly affect our industry. Get the latest on what we're doing; our view of the impact of external factors on our systems and on patients; where research advances in transfusion and transplantation are headed; plus so much more.

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Research. Education. Discovery. Blog

A showcase for our work as well as the basic science behind what we do. Our research leads to improved everyday practices and ultimately, most importantly to better outcomes for patients. Prepare to be educated, entertained and excited about transfusion and transplantation science.

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Partner newsletters

Across the country hundreds of organizations, associations, companies and schools have joined the movement to give life through our Partner program.