Media resources


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

More reasons than ever to join Canada’s Lifeline


Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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News release
Donors play vital role in meeting the needs of patients every day MAY 15, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is launching a new national multi-media campaign it hopes will give Canadians many new and compelling reasons to support patients and help save lives. The ‘Reasons’ campaign urges

Blood donation waiting period for men who have sex with men reduced to three months


Wednesday, May 08, 2019
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News release
Health Canada has approved Canadian Blood Services’ request to reduce the blood donation waiting period for men who have sex with men from one year to three months.

Health Canada provides support to Canadian Blood Services to further improve organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Canada


Monday, April 08, 2019
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News release
One organ and tissue donor can benefit more than 75 people and save up to eight lives. With more than 4,400 people in Canada waiting for a transplant right now and only a fraction of Canadians registered as donors, the need is critical.
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