Toronto – The union representing workers at Canadian Blood Services (CBS) in Ontario is demanding “change and accountability” after a recent Maclean’s magazine article raised new questions and concerns about private-sector involvement in the blood system.
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Winnipeg – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is calling on the board members of Canadian Blood Services to defend our public blood system. OPSEU and Bloodwatch.org are among the groups that have converged to speak at CBS’ annual general meeting in Winnipeg today.
The CEO of Canadian Blood Services says he won't rule out paying Canadians for their plasma donations. OPSEU fiercely opposes this move. So does the Globe and Mail.
Toronto – The Ontario Public Service Employees Union is calling for the resignation of Canadian Blood Services CEO Dr. Graham Sher. The call comes after media reports revealed that CBS won’t rule out paying Canadians for plasma donations.
Ottawa – The president of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union has thrown his support behind Bloodwatch.org, a lobby group fighting to ban for-profit paid-donor blood clinics in every province.