Alberta

Minister: Hon. Sarah Hoffman

Legislation Status: Said No To Private Blood

Summary: BREAKING: Alberta introduces legislation to ban donating blood, plasma for profit! BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING: Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO of CBS speaks out against private-paid […]


British Columbia

Minister: Hon. Adrian Dix

Legislation Status: Steps are being taken in BC to protect the blood system.

Summary: Update, October 2017 Minister Dix has suggested he will not allow private paid-plasma clinics to open. The NDP government has not taken any steps to implement a legislative ban. Canadian Plasma Resources has said they expect to open a private clinic in BC in 2017. Please see CPR’s business plan here. Update: BloodWatch is very […]


Manitoba

Minister: Hon. Kelvin Goertzen

Legislation Status: Has Not Taken A Position Yet

Summary: Update, October 2017 Canadian Plasma Resources has cited Manitoba as one of the provinces they have gained approval to build private-for-profit plasma clinics for export. Please see CPR’s business plan here. BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update, December 21, 2016 […]


New Brunswick

Minister: Hon. Benoît Bourque

Legislation Status: Allowed Private Blood Clinics

Summary: BREAKING: September 5, 2017 Benoit Bourque is moving into a high-profile position as minister of Health. BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING – Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO […]


Newfoundland and Labrador

Minister: Hon. John Haggie

Legislation Status: Has Not Taken A Position Yet

Summary: BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING – Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO of CBS speaks out against private-paid plasma clinics. Confirms that they harm the voluntary donor base […]


Northwest Territories

Minister: Hon. Glen Abernethy

Legislation Status: Has Not Taken A Position Yet

Summary: BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING – Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO of CBS speaks out against private-paid plasma clinics. Confirms that they harm the voluntary donor base […]


Nova Scotia

Minister: Hon. Randy Delorey

Legislation Status: Said Yes But Reversed Position

Summary: Update, October 2017 Although the government changed their position previously. Minister Delorey has not taken any steps to protect the public blood system, leaving the door open for private paid-plasma. Please see CPR’s business plan here. BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s […]


Nunavut

Minister: Hon. Pat Angnakak

Legislation Status: Has Not Taken A Position Yet

Summary: BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING: Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO of CBS speaks out against private-paid plasma clinics. Confirms that they harm the voluntary donor base in […]


Ontario

Minister: Hon. Eric Hoskins

Legislation Status: Passed Legislation

Summary: BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING: Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO of CBS speaks out against private-paid plasma clinics. Confirms that they harm the voluntary donor base in […]


Prince Edward Island

Minister: Hon. Robert L. Henderson

Legislation Status: Has Not Taken A Position Yet

Summary: BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING: Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO of CBS speaks out against private-paid plasma clinics. Confirms that they harm the voluntary donor base in […]


Quebec

Minister: Hon. Gaétan BARRETTE

Legislation Status: Legislation in Place

Summary: BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING: Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO of CBS speaks out against private-paid plasma clinics. Confirms that they harm the voluntary donor base in […]


Saskatchewan

Minister: Hon. Jim Reiter

Legislation Status: Allowed Private Clinics

Summary: BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING: Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO of CBS speaks out against private-paid plasma clinics. Confirms that they harm the voluntary donor base in […]


Yukon

Minister: Hon. Pauline Frost

Legislation Status: Has Not Taken A Position Yet

Summary: BREAKING: January 16, 2017 Maclean’s publishes an expose on “Policy laundering” behind blood brokers In Canada. Read the Maclean’s article. Update December 21, 2016 – BREAKING: Canadian Blood Services Says Paid Plasma Clinics Are Harming Voluntary Donations CEO of CBS speaks out against private-paid plasma clinics. Confirms that they harm the voluntary donor base in […]