Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat supports BloodWatch in its call for federal and all provincial and territorial governments to prohibit paid blood and plasma donations.
Canada Blood Services
Profit-driven corporations that buy blood are the health care equivalent to the parasites behind the payday loan industry, shamelessly preying on the most vulnerable. — James Clancy, NUPGE Natonal President
Contract talks between the blood service workers and the Canadian Blood Services (CBS) are scheduled to resume January 5.
While the closure of a company planning private plasma clinics in Ontario is a victory, more needs to be done to keep them from opening up elsewhere in Canada.