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FILE – A bag of blood is shown at a clinic in Montreal, Thursday, November 29, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

‘Watching very closely’: Blood services watching for impact from COVID-19 second wave

About 400,000 of Canada’s 37 million population give blood on a regular basis

 

Canadian Blood Services held a mobile donation clinic in Sidney Monday. Upcoming donation clinics are scheduled for Sidney on July 20 and Aug. 17 (Wolf Depner/News Staff)

Mobile blood clinic attracts 79 donors in Sidney

Canadian Blood Services readjusts to realities of COVID-19 pandemic

 

NDP MP Randall Garrison is among a growing chorus of people saying it’s time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to honour his promises and lift the gay blood ban in Canada. . (The Canadian Press)

Calls grow for Trudeau to end MSM blood donation ban

It’s time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to honour his promises, advocates say

NDP MP Randall Garrison is among a growing chorus of people saying it’s time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to honour his promises and lift the gay blood ban in Canada. . (The Canadian Press)
Aldergrove senior Harvey Rempel, as a blood donation tradition, collects a Canadian Blood Services pin for each of his clinic visits. (Sarah Grochowski photo)

B.C. senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives

There was no cutting of cake for Harvey Rempel but he’s challenging youth to start donating blood

Aldergrove senior Harvey Rempel, as a blood donation tradition, collects a Canadian Blood Services pin for each of his clinic visits. (Sarah Grochowski photo)
WAVES and the Canadian Animal Blood Bank held a blood drive for dogs on Saturday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

VIDEO: Furry, four-legged donors make their way to doggy blood drive in Langford

WAVES and Canadian Animal Blood Bank host blood drive for dogs

WAVES and the Canadian Animal Blood Bank held a blood drive for dogs on Saturday. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Alice Boggs regularly donates blood, saying “It’s just something that I figure I can do – not everyone can – I don’t have a rare blood type or anything, but it’s still a blood type.” Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS

National Blood Donor Week kicks off with collection clinic in Victoria

‘The Missing Type’ campaign takes to social media, Canadians encouraged to learn blood type, donate

Alice Boggs regularly donates blood, saying “It’s just something that I figure I can do – not everyone can – I don’t have a rare blood type or anything, but it’s still a blood type.” Kristyn Anthony/VICTORIA NEWS
Blood recipient Krista Klokeid with father and blood donor Kerry Klokeid. (Morgan Cross photo)

Routine donor and father of blood recipient urges others to give over BC Day long weekend

Summer is a critical time for blood donations.

  • Aug 3, 2017
Blood recipient Krista Klokeid with father and blood donor Kerry Klokeid. (Morgan Cross photo)