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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

Extraordinary story of Dr. Shelly Sarwal to premiere at 2019 FIN Atlantic International Film Festival

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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August 14, 2019 – Her Last Project, a film that chronicles a remarkable woman’s end-of-life journey, to premiere Sept. 13 as part of the FIN Atlantic International Film Festival’s documentary program. This extraordinary documentary follows Dr. Shelly Sarwal’s story of taking control of her destiny and leaving a lasting legacy.

Stem cell and cord blood donations can save countless lives

Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Six-year-old Hillary McKibbin dreams of becoming a rock star one day, but first she must fight a rare blood disorder. Thanks to her mother’s recent #StartWithHillary campaign to find a stem cell donor to save her daughter’s life, hundreds of Ottawans have joined Canadian Blood Services Stem Cell

Securing Canada’s plasma supply

Tuesday, August 06, 2019
News release
August 6, 2019: With the support of funding governments, Canadian Blood Services plans to increase source plasma collection with dedicated proof-of-concept sites in Sudbury, ON; Lethbridge, AB; and Kelowna, B.C.
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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.