Canadian Blood Services Articles

Canadian Blood Services Urges Winnipeg Donations

Canadian Blood Services Urges Winnipeg Donations

By Sarah Klein WINNIPEG -- Canadian Blood Services has put the call out for local blood donations, which are used by hundreds of Canadian hospitals for patient care. “Patients waiting for a transplant often need blood and blood products before and in some cases, even...

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Pride Winnipeg Partners for Ally Blood Donor Clinic

Pride Winnipeg Partners for Ally Blood Donor Clinic

By David Klassen An upcoming blood donor clinic in Winnipeg will raise awareness about the men who have had sex with men policy (MSM). The Ally Blood Donor Clinic is a partnership between Pride Winnipeg and Canadian Blood Services. The clinic encourages eligible...

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Slow It Down — Blood Donors Not in High Demand

Slow It Down — Blood Donors Not in High Demand

By Roger Currie WINNIPEG -- The history of blood in Canada is quite fascinating, and in recent days it has taken a very interesting turn. For decades, this country was the envy of the world. The Red Cross was hugely respected, and they were responsible for collecting...

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Greater Need for Blood Donations During the Summer

By Sarah Klein A drop in blood donations during the summer has Canadian Blood Services urging Canadians to roll up their sleeves. “With the holiday falling mid-week this year, we’re seeing fewer appointments booked and a higher number of cancellations around Canada...

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App Makes Donating Blood More Convenient

By Tyler Sutherland A new smartphone app allows blood donors to quickly and easily schedule a donation appointment and find the nearest location to do so. The GiveBlood app (iTunes) is from Canadian Blood Services and is available now in the App Store and in Google...

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