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Take action to support S-252

On May 29, 2018, Independent Senator Pamela Wallin introduced S-252 (Voluntary Blood Donations Act), a Senate public bill that proposes to ban nationally paid blood and plasma donations. The Canadian Health Coalition supports this federal legislation thatRead More

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Canadian Blood Services’s Open Board Meeting

The Canadian Health Coalition’s National Director of Policy & Advocacy Adrienne Silnicki presented to Canadian Blood Services at their Open Board Meeting on December 7, 2017. The CHC is a proud supporter and advocate for theRead More

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On the 20th anniversary of Canada’s tainted blood inquiry, documents reveal the federal government worked with private pharmaceutical industry to undermine Krever’s landmark recommendations

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the Krever Inquiry into the tainted blood scandal, parliamentarians, health advocates and health professionals gathered in Ottawa to call on the Trudeau government to uphold the landmarkRead More

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Letter to the editor: Concerns about paying plasma donors in Canada

The Canadian Health Coalition and CUPE do have serious concerns about paying plasma donors in Canada. The comments published in the National Post on August 24th left out some crucial details about the for-profit donorRead More

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Moratorium on private, for-profit blood clinics needed

Ottawa – Blood safety and public health care advocates met on Parliament Hill today to deliver a petition signed by 15,000 Canadians calling to ban private donor-remunerated and for-profit plasma collection in Canada, despite MinisterRead More

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Canadian Blood Services told to defend donor plasma collection

Canada wide- Safe blood advocates, tainted blood survivors, public health care allies, and labour representatives presented to the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) board today on the need to keep Canada’s blood and plasma collection systemRead More

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Health care and blood safety advocates urge federal government to revoke license of paid plasma clinic

Ottawa, ON  – Media conference with health and blood safety advocates will take place tomorrow. They will be sharing new information that plasma from paid donors collected by Canadian Plasma Resources will be sold onRead More

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