Immediate need for donors to give now to replenish blood supplies (OTTAWA) – Winter weather marked by snowfall and icy conditions has taken Canada by storm, wiping out the opportunity to collect close to 2,000 blood donations in the past few days alone. Continued severe weather has so far forced Canadian Blood Services to cancel 18 clinics and dozens of others have also been impacted by low attendance. More cancellations are expected in the next few days due to the severe storms that continue to hammer the Atlantic region. Canadian Blood Services is asking donors and potential donors who can