Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services
05/27/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Thanks to Stella Strong from London, Ontario. They came in to donate blood as a group last month. We are sending our support to Stella and her family as she continues her fight. Thanks for donating as a team!
Thanks to Stella Strong from London Ontario They came in to donate
The Honourable Bardish Chagger visited our Brampton facility today. She toured the production and distribution areas and the new testing laboratory.

(left to right: Sheila Chase-Weekes, production manager; Rick Prinzen, chief supply chain officer; The Honourable Bardish Chagger; Andrea Moore, distribution manager; Mike Shaw, board member)
The Honourable Bardish Chagger visited our Brampton facility today She toured the
Canadian Blood Services to fund three highly ranked, relevant, and meritorious applications from the CIHR Project Grant applications. They were submitted in the Fall of 2016.

Two of the three projects are led by Dr. Heyu Ni, a Centre for Innovation scientist whose lab is located at the Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science at St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto. They were among the top...
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Canadian Blood Services to fund three highly ranked relevant and meritorious applications

Highly ranked transfusion-related research projects get greenlight | Canadian Blood Services

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Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services
05/25/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
“I can’t thank [the donors] enough,” Brienna Ball said Friday at the groundbreaking for the $60-million facility.

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I cant thank the donors enough Brienna Ball said Friday at the

Construction begins on Canadian Blood Services ‘house of heroes’ in Calgary

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Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services
05/20/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Nadia was 23 months old when she was diagnosed with a rare genetic disease. She is here today and able to enjoy life with her parents because of many selfless donors who took the time to #GiveLife.

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Nadia was 23 months old when she was diagnosed with a rare

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"The most important part of our new facility is that it will enable Calgary to process about 24 per cent of the 17,000 units of whole blood that Canadian Blood Services collects for Canadian patients each week,” said Dr. Graham Sher, chief executive officer of Canadian Blood Services, during today’s ceremony.

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The most important part of our new facility is that it will

Canadian Blood Services celebrates ground breaking for new operations facility

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Become a blood donor this week! There are 10,000 appointments to be filled before the long weekend, and 3,000 more every week before Canada Day.

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Become a blood donor this week There are 10000 appointments to be
Carrie Badry
Dawn McLeod
Holly De Bray-Benard
13 members of the Lone Wolves Blood Run recently rode into Kelowna to donate. Thanks for joining us! #GiveLife
13 members of the Lone Wolves Blood Run recently rode into Kelowna
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Liz Bennett
Jocelyn Gauthier
In the spirit of Science Odyssey, 2017 we worked out a little hands-on experiment to try at home or in class. Ever wonder why your blood is red? Want to get a "feel" for what your blood would look like up close? Click through to check out our "bloody" recipe video and do try this at home ...
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In the spirit of Science Odyssey 2017 we worked out a little

Science Odyssey 2017: What's in your blood? | Canadian Blood Services

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Thanks to Science Rendezvous for having us at #SR2017 in Toronto on Saturday. There's even more science, innovation and discovery to explore as Science Odyssey Week continues across Canada until May 21.
Thanks to Science Rendezvous for having us at SR2017 in Toronto on
Patients are depending on you, Canada!

Share what matters most this long weekend, give blood and give life. Book your appointment today at [ Ow.ly Link ]
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Chloe Dodd
Gord Peregrine
Mark Donnison, vice president, donor relations, reminds us that “for patients, the demand for blood never takes a holiday. We need 16,000 blood donations every week to stock our shelves and continue to help patients throughout the summer.”

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Mark Donnison vice president donor relations reminds us that for patients the

Canada’s blood supply needs a boost before summer

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Sankyu Berimuch
Audrey Chambers
Only a mother can #GiveLifeTwice. As we celebrate Mother’s Day this weekend, take time to learn how to donate your baby’s cord blood in Ottawa, Brampton, Edmonton, and Vancouver. Learn more at [ Givelifetwice.ca Link ]
Only a mother can GiveLifeTwice As we celebrate Mothers Day this weekend

You have the power to #GiveLifeTwice.

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Jan Wagner
Ruqayyah Almizraq first became interested in science because "it is like a magic window that opens up a whole new world." Learn more about her transfusion research work in Dr. Acker's Centre for Innovation lab at the University of Alberta. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Ruqayyah Almizraq first became interested in science because it is like a
Elias Hage and Lindsay Preston, who are getting married this summer, were at our Ottawa permanent clinic on Saturday for one of their regular “date night” donations. Donating together they say, “is a lot of fun.”

They encourage other regular donors to bring a donation buddy the next time they donate. “It’s more fun with a friend. If you ask a friend to donate with you, they probably will if...
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Elias Hage and Lindsay Preston who are getting married this summer were
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Ganesh Paramananthan
Sheila Robinson
As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, we celebrate life itself. Become a blood donor today. Book your appointment to #GiveLife at [ Ow.ly Link ]
As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday we celebrate life itself Become a
Mandy Mallette
Carol Spears
Terry Chopp
Canadian transfusion community converges in Ottawa for annual meeting.

A few highlights from “Transfusion For All Ages”, the 2017 Canadian Society for Transfusion Medicine annual meeting held last week in Ottawa featured in this week's Research, Education and Discover blog post. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Canadian transfusion community converges in Ottawa for annual meeting

Canadian transfusion community converges in Ottawa for annual meeting |...

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The Gananoque Police and Fire departments recently joined forces with area high school students to support the Gananoque Blood Donor Clinic. Community Constable Lynsay Molleson from the Gananoque Police worked with Canadian Blood Services to recruit students from Gananoque Secondary School. With students and teachers showing up in full force, along with the Police and Fire Departments, the...
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The Gananoque Police and Fire departments recently joined forces with area high
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Randy Fagan
Thank you and congratulations to Walter in Windsor, Ontario, who recently made his 200th donation! #GiveLife
Thank you and congratulations to Walter in Windsor Ontario who recently made
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Mark Burgess
Debbie Campkin
“Having access to highly sensitive information on a daily basis means it is crucial that our organization protect that information to maintain the trust and confidence of Canadians,” says Ralph Michaelis, chief information officer at Canadian Blood Services. “Everyone at Canadian Blood Services is accountable for cybersecurity. Being aware, being knowledgeable and adopting behaviours that...
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Having access to highly sensitive information on a daily basis means it

Protecting health information in the digital world is everyone’s business

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