September 27, 2013 (CANADA) - On November 26, 1997, Justice Horace Krever tabled a report to the federal government that had 28 recommendations. One of Krever’s key recommendations was the creation of a new national blood authority. We assumed full responsibility for the operation of the blood supply on September 28th, 1998. At that time, we took over a system that was broken, in a time when trust from Canadians was at an all-time low. As we look at our 15-year history, we have evolved from being reactive – as an organization founded to restore confidence in the blood system – to proactive, as