News

28.10.2016: Paid plasma donations save lives, patient says – Stony Plain Reporter

18.10.2016: Alpha-1 Canada Official Statement Regarding Paid Plasma Donation in Canada – Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Canada

28.09.2016: Paying donors for plasma doesn’t put patients at risk – The Medicine Hat News

21.09.2016: No blood system is entirely non-compensated – By David Page, National Executive Director – Canadian Hemophilia Society – Lethbridge Herald

23.06.2016 Statement read at the Canadian Blood Services Open Board Meeting – Network of Rare Blood Disorder Organizations (NRBDO)

16.06.2016 Government Response to petition e-126 – Federal Minister of Health – House of Commons Canada

12.05.2016 The case for paying blood plasma donors in Canada: we already pay Americans – CBC Radio – The 180

05.04.2016 Debate on Paying for plasma – CBC Maritime Noon

05.04.2016 Breakenridge: There’s nothing wrong with compensating plasma donors – Calgary Herald

03.04.2016 Opinion: Pay-for-plasma poses no threat – By Terry Lake, The B.C. Minister of Health – Vancouver Sun

01.04.2016 When it comes to paying for plasma, let’s not be hypocrites – Calgary Sun

17.03.1016 Canadian Plasma Resources Letter to The Council of Canadians

09.03.2016 Pay-for-plasma clinic may head to Nova Scotia – The Chronicle Herald

07.03.2016 Saskatoon’s pay-for-plasma clinic comes under fire in House of Commons – CBC News Saskatoon

26.02.2016 Letter to Federal Minister of Health in support of Paid Plasma Collection – Network of Rare Blood Disorder Organizations (NRBDO)

26.02.2016 Paying for plasma is no big deal, but CanadianBlood Services has no loyalty to a new Canadian clinic – Regina Leader Post

19.02.2016 Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders Congratulates Saskatoon Plasma Collection Facility – CNW

18.02.2016 Canadian plasma clinic that pays donors $25 per visit opens in Saskatoon – CBC News Saskatoon

18.02.2016 Duncan defends controversial blood plasma clinic in Saskatoon – Phoenix News

18.02.2016 Controversial plasma collection centre opens in Saskatoon – News Talk 650 CKOM

18.02.2016 Controversial plasma collection clinic now open in Saskatoon – Global News

18.02.2016 Private plasma donor clinic opens in Saskatoon – CTV News Saskatoon

18.02.2016 Statement from Canadian Blood Services: Payment for Plasma Donation – CBS

05.02.2016 Push to ban for-profit blood clinic – CTV News Saskatoon

05.02.2016 CUPE calls for ban on paid plasma donations in Saskatchewan – CBC News Saskatoon

04.02.2016 CUPE calls on Sask. government to ban private, paid-for plasma donations – CTV News Regina

02.02.2016 Plasma Collection in Canada- Anna Maria Tremonti (Audio) – CBC Current Program

01.02.2016 Canadian Plasma Resources’ Opening Soon in the Province – Swift Current Online

19.01.2016 Breakfast Buzz: Should we pay for plasma donations? – Global News

31.10.2014 Compensation for Plasma Donation in Ontario: A Cautionary Tale – By David Page – The Source

31.10.2014 Canadian Blood Services Viewpoint – By Dr. Graham Sher – The Source

31.10.2014 The Story of Ontario: Policymaking and Misunderstandings – The Source

28.07.2014 Payment for plasma raises ethical issues – News – Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ)

22.07.2014 Does anyone care what patients think? – By Jim Mundy – Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Canada

18.07.2014 From American vein to Canadian vein – Health & Wellness – Toronto Star

09.06.2014 Ontario Liberals Want to Ban Solutions to Healthcare Challenges

17.04.2014 Paying for plasma – Canada’s double standard? – healthydebate.ca

15.04.2014 The Case for a Canadian Plasma Strategy – Canadian Plasma Resources

15.04.2014 PPTA’s Updated Response to Ontario’s Proposal to Ban Compensated Plasma Donation – Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA)

11.04.2014 Letter to Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long Term Care – Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders (CORD)

09.04.2014 Letter to Ontario’s Minister of Health and Long Term Care – Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Canada (Alpha-1 Canada)

05.04.2014 When know-it-all politicians know nothing at all – Ted Woloshyn and Stephen Skyvington – Newstalk 1010

18.03.2014 PPTA’s Response to Ontario’s Proposal to Ban Compensated Plasma Donation – Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA)

14.03.2014 Statement from Canadian Plasma Resources

14.03.2014 Ontario tries to ban blood-buying before clinics open – Health – The Globe and Mail

14.03.2014 Health minister to block paid blood donations – News Canada – The Toronto Sun

14.03.2014 Products form paid plasma donations considered safe by blood system regulators around the world – The Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS)

10.03.2014 Why Compensated Donation is Ethically Imperative – The Source

10.03.2014 Plasma Centers in the Community – The Source

16.10.2013 When we compensate plasma donors, we save lives – Forbes

29.07.2013 Durhane Wong-Rieger: The case for paid plasma donations – Full Comment – National Post

26.07.2013 Compensated Donors and Safety: Canadian Debate Guided by Emotion not Facts – The Source

25.07.2013 Paid plasma clinic expects Health Canada approval – Health – canada.com

04.07.2013 There’s Nothing Exploitative About Paying for Blood Donations – The Huffington Post

28.06.2013 Health minister solicits feedback on plasma donations – Life – Toronto Star

27.06.2013 Round Table Discussion on Payment of Plasma Donors in Canada – Summary Report – Health Canada

27.06.2013: Backgrounder Paper – Plasma Donations in Canada – Health Canada

29.05.2013 The Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) policy on paid plasma donation  – The Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS)

27.05.2013 Rewarding blood donors with gifts increases blood supply, study finds – Health & Wellness – Toronto Star

15.04.2013 Should we pay for blood? – Maclean’s

12.04.2013 Health Canada to seek feedback on payment for blood plasma – Health – CBC News

12.04.2013 Plasma Donation in Canada – Health Canada

10.04.2013 Paid plasma donors debated in roundtable – Health & Wellness – Toronto Star

21.03.2013 Public statement on paid plasma donation – The Canadian hereditary angioedema patient group, HAE Canada

18.03.2013 Thousands of Canadians depend on plasma from paid donors – Commentary – Toronto Star

17.03.2013 Jesse Kline on paying for blood donations: Putting lives ahead of ideology – Full Comment – National Post

13.03.2013 Prohibiting pay-for-plasma would harm patients – Commentary – Toronto Star

13.03.2013 Canadian Blood Services clarifies its role in the national and international collection and use of plasma

26.02.2013 Transcript – CBC Radio 1 CBVE interview with National Executive Director of Canadian Hemophilia Society David Page