SOURCE: Canadian Blood Services

Canadian Blood Services

November 30, 2016 16:17 ET

Canadian Blood Services board meeting open to the public

Members of the public are invited to attend in person, or view online

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - November 30, 2016) - On Dec. 1, Canadian Blood Services will open its doors physically and virtually, by live streaming its open board meeting at blood.ca, and inviting the public to attend in person in Ottawa.

Twice each year, members of the public are invited to participate in open board meetings. They have the opportunity to hear about the organization's work, deliver presentations to the board, and meet with members of the board and the management team.

Since its creation in 1998 on the heels of the devastating tainted blood scandal, Canadian Blood Services has been committed to operating in an open, transparent, and collaborative manner.

WHO:
Dr. Graham Sher, CEO, Canadian Blood Services, and members of the Executive Management Team

Leah Hollins, Chair of the Board of Directors, and members of the Board of Directors

WHEN:
Thursday, December 1, 2016
8:30am - 3:30pm EST

WHERE:
Canadian Blood Services Head Office
1800 Alta Vista Drive
Ottawa, ON

Live-stream available at blood.ca

About Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Blood Services manages the national supply of blood, blood products and stem cells, and related services for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). We operate an integrated, pan-Canadian service delivery model that includes leading an interprovincial system for organ donation and transplantation. Our national scope, infrastructure and governance make us unique in the Canadian healthcare landscape. Canadian Blood Services is regulated as a biologics manufacturer by Health Canada and primarily funded by the provincial and territorial ministries of health. Canadian Blood Services is a not-for-profit charitable organization.

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