Canadian Blood Services expands eligibility for some gay men to donate plasma at certain clinics

Canadian Blood Services (CBS) has expanded the eligibility for some men who have sex with men to donate plasma at its Calgary and London, Ont., donation clinics. In these two … Read More

Agency to request end to blood donation ban for men who have sex with men this year

Canadian Blood Services (CBS) says it intends to submit a request to Health Canada by the end of 2021 recommending its current blood deferral policy for men who have sex with … Read More

Growing pressure on feds to end ‘homophobic’ ban on blood donation

Christopher Karas said he felt “powerless” and “worthless” when he first found out he could not donate blood at a clinic in Brampton, Ont. back in 2016 because of restrictions … Read More