Having spent the last two decades rebuilding Canada’s blood system and regaining the trust of Canadians in this critical part of the health fabric of the country, Canadian Blood Services feels compelled to respond to Anne Kingston’s article.

November 15th is National Philanthropy Day NOVEMBER 15, 2014 (CANADA) – To mark National Philanthropy Day on November 15th, Canadian Blood Services is inviting people to make a financial contribution to the For All Canadians campaign. This national, three-year, $12.5 million fundraising campaign will help Canadian Blood Services transform stem cell transplantation in Canada by building a national public cord blood bank that will help give patients access to a greater number of life-saving stem cells. Marshall Eliuk, an entrepreneur in the Peace River area of Alberta, was diagnosed in 2000 with