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

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


Wednesday, August 14, 2019
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News release
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
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Op-Ed
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
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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.