Canada Blood Donations

Canadian Blood Services Looks At Relaxing Restrictions On Gay Donors

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2014 | Canada Living

MONTREAL - There are no immediate plans to further relax restrictions on gay and bisexual blood donors despite the fact officials are testing the wate...

Canada's Tainted Blood Crisis Isn't Over

Kat Lanteigne | Posted 11.24.2013 | Canada Living
Kat Lanteigne

I recently attended a meeting at Ontario Health Minister Deb Matthews' office with two infected hemophiliacs to beg her not to license private paid-blood-donor clinics. Just before we entered the room one of them whispered, "Will it ever end?"

Doctors Say NO To For-Profit Blood Clinics!

CBC | Posted 05.13.2013 | Canada Impact

Introducing a paid-donor system for blood products could compromise Canada's blood supply and is not justified, a group of physicians says. ...

Payment For Blood Donors Comes To Canada

CBC | Posted 04.26.2013 | Canada Impact

Two Canadian companies are willing to pay blood donors to get their plasma. Canadian Plasma Resources in Toronto and CanGene Plasma in Wi...