CBC News: Shut down Saskatoon pay-for-plasma blood clinic, NDP urges health minister

Posted on: August 15th, 2016 by webmaster

NDP health critic Don Davies is calling on Health Minister Jane Philpott to close the country’s first paid-donor blood clinic in Saskatoon.

“Blood must always be considered a public resource, not a private one for exploitation and profit,” Davies told reporters in Ottawa Monday.

Canadian Plasma Resources opened its doors on Feb. 18 and plans to pay people with $25 gift cards for making blood donations.

Read the full article on the CBC News web site.