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10 Surprising Facts About Blood Plasma

Plasma is a protein-rich component of blood that is used to treat numerous rare and chronic conditions. This yellowish liquid is capable of amazing things, and scientists are continuing to discover new uses for it every day. In this blog, we’ll be delving into 10 surprising facts about blood plasma that you may not know.…

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Refer & Earn with Canadian Plasma Resources’ New Referral Program

As a plasma donor at Canadian Plasma Resources, there are several ways you can go about earning extra money while simultaneously helping to create important life-saving therapies. With our new and improved referral rewards program, in particular, you get the opportunity to earn up to $50 per referral!  Want to learn more about what this…

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How Plasma Donations Can Help Patients With Von Willebrand Disease

From autoimmune disorders to immunodeficiencies to rare blood disorders, plasma, a protein-rich component of blood, is capable of treating a wide range of medical conditions. Von Willebrand disease is one such condition. If you’d like to learn more about what exactly von Willebrand disease is and how human plasma can be used to manage it,…

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What to Expect When You Donate Plasma: A Guide for First-Time Donors

Plasma donation is an incredible act that can change the lives of others for the better. It can also be a great way to make some extra money if you live in a province where paid plasma donations are permitted.  If you’re thinking about becoming a plasma donor and are wondering what the process will…

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CPR’s Precautionary Actions in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

29.04.2021 As of Saturday, May 1st, our Saskatoon plasma collection centre will be reopening. Two inspections were performed at our centre on April 22nd and April 29th, and the Saskatoon Health Authority’s Medical Officer of Health has deemed our facility to be safe.  Precautionary Actions and Safety Measures On top of our regular cleaning process,…

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Tips for Donating Healthy Plasma

Plasma is a protein-rich component of blood that can be used to treat a wide range of medical conditions. In order for donated plasma to actually be manufactured into life-saving therapies, however, it must first meet certain quality standards. Thankfully, as a plasma donor, there are things you can do to give your plasma the…

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What is the Difference Between Donating Blood and Donating Plasma?

Blood donation and plasma donation are both incredible acts that can help save lives. Given the fact that plasma is the main component of blood, these two processes are often confused with one another. While they do share some similarities, in actuality, they are quite different. Read on to learn more about the difference between…

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Is Plasma Donation for You? Things to Consider When Deciding to Become a Plasma Donor

Plasma donation is a great way to give back to patients in need while also supplementing your income. It is a fulfilling experience from start to finish, and there are many benefits to becoming a plasma donor. With that said, if you’re not too familiar with plasma donation, you may have some questions that need…

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The Coronavirus Vaccine and Plasma Donation: What You Need to Know as a Plasma Donor

December 9th, 2020 was a day we’d all been waiting for since the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of our lives. It was the day that Health Canada finally approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Since then, Health Canada has also approved the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. While the approval of these vaccines…

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How to Get Your Protein Levels Up for Plasma Donation

Plasma is a clear, straw-coloured liquid component of blood that contains important proteins. The proteins found in plasma, including albumin and globulin, play an essential role in blood clotting and defending the body against infections. Donated plasma is often used to create life-saving therapies for patients with rare diseases whose bodies aren’t able to perform…

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