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Our newsroom is a collection of media resources about the services we provide to Canadians, as well as major topics and events of significance to our organization and industry. Explore the latest news releases and articles we’ve published, if you can’t find the information you’re looking for, please contact: media@blood.ca | 1-877-709-7773


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Together, we are Canada’s lifeline


Friday, September 28, 2018
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News release
Canadian Blood Services is proud to initiate a new chapter in its story with the unveiling of a renewed brand and expanded commitment to Canadian patients in commemoration of its 20-year anniversary.

Media Advisory: Infinite connections over 20 years


Wednesday, September 26, 2018
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News release
Canadian voices come together to mark milestone anniversary and set tone for next chapter in Canadian Blood Services story WHAT: Corporate broadcast to recognize the infinite number of connections needed to sustain Canada’s lifeline, today and into the future WHO: Hosted by Dr. Graham Sher (CEO,

Urgent need for blood donors before Labour Day


Monday, August 13, 2018
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News release
More than 22,000 donors needed across Canada by August 26

Canadian Blood Services board meeting open to the public


Tuesday, June 26, 2018
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Statement
Members of the public are invited to attend in person, or view online

Urgent need for blood donors by Canada Day


Monday, June 18, 2018
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News release
More than 23,000 donors across Canada needed by July 2

Global campaign during 10th annual National Blood Donor Week highlights need for blood


Monday, June 11, 2018
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News release
44,000 blood donors needed across the country by Canada Day (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is getting ready to support patients this summer and is inviting Canadians to participate in the international Missing Type campaign from June 11 to 17. The Missing Type campaign is taking place during

Canadian Blood Services picks GREY Canada as new Creative AOR


Tuesday, June 05, 2018
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Statement
Canadian Blood Services has selected GREY Canada as their agency of record following a competitive review of creative agencies.

Canadian Blood Services notifying some donors in southern Alberta of a privacy incident


Thursday, May 24, 2018
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News release
On April 27, a third-party records storage service provider confirmed to Canadian Blood Services that it could not locate two boxes of paper records of donation in its facility.

Expert panel supports expansion of Canadian plasma collection


Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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News release
Canadian Blood Services welcomed the publication today of the final report of the expert panel on immune globulin product supply and related impacts: Protecting Access to Immune Globulins for Canadians.
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