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Latest News

1,000 lifesaving connections: Canadian Blood Services’ Kidney Paired Donation program hits 1,000 transplant milestone

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
News release
MAY 23, 2023 (OTTAWA) – 1,000 patients in Canada have received kidney transplants thanks to the kidney exchange program led by Canadian Blood Services, in collaboration with living donation and transplant programs across Canada.

Canadian Blood Services is rallying people across the country to shine a light on the need for new donors

Monday, May 15, 2023
News release
MAY 15, 2023 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is shining a light on the need for more than 100,000 new blood and plasma donors to meet ongoing patient needs.

Canadian Blood Services recognizes the passing of Justice Horace Krever

Thursday, May 11, 2023
With sadness, Canadian Blood Services recognizes the passing of Justice Horace Krever, on April 30, 2023.