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Grade 12 students Stefanie Robb and Kate Straforelli from Brookswood Secondary, and Mya Ellis and Cassie Renaud from Langley Secondary schools organize a community blood drive on Dec. 17, 2020 at Church in the Valley. (Canada Blood Services/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley school rivals get competitive by giving back

Teens from Langley Secondary and Brookswood Secondary organize blood drive

 

FILE – A bag of blood is shown at a clinic in Montreal, Thursday, November 29, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

‘Watching very closely’: Blood services watching for impact from COVID-19 second wave

About 400,000 of Canada’s 37 million population give blood on a regular basis

 

On Thursday, Oct. 22, the day before Aldergrove’s Madison Lewis turns one, family and friend celebrated by attending a blood donor drive in her honour. (Courtesy Lewis Family)

Blood drive held in honour of one year old’s birthday

Aldergrove family organized clinic to give back after Madison Lewis underwent open heart surgery

 

A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 27, 2020. Fewer than 1 per cent of Canadian blood donors in late spring tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, according to the results of a seroprevalence study that aimed to assess the country’s infection rate of the novel coronavirus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A blood donor clinic pictured at a shopping mall in Calgary, Alta., Friday, March 27, 2020. Fewer than 1 per cent of Canadian blood donors in late spring tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, according to the results of a seroprevalence study that aimed to assess the country’s infection rate of the novel coronavirus. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
NDP MP Randall Garrison is among a growing chorus of people saying it’s time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to honour his promises and lift the gay blood ban in Canada. . (The Canadian Press)

Calls grow for Trudeau to end MSM blood donation ban

It’s time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to honour his promises, advocates say

NDP MP Randall Garrison is among a growing chorus of people saying it’s time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to honour his promises and lift the gay blood ban in Canada. . (The Canadian Press)
Rising demand for blood ushers in National Blood Donor Week, June 8-14, (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Rising demand for blood ushers in National Blood Donor Week, June 8 to 14

COVID inspired thousands of Canadians to donate, including many who contributed for the first time

Rising demand for blood ushers in National Blood Donor Week, June 8-14, (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Advance Times reporter Ryan Uytdewilligen gave blood on Tuesday. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Giving blood during the coronavirus pandemic

A first person account detailing a recent visit to Canadian Blood Services

Langley Advance Times reporter Ryan Uytdewilligen gave blood on Tuesday. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove senior Harvey Rempel, as a blood donation tradition, collects a Canadian Blood Services pin for each of his clinic visits. (Sarah Grochowski photo)

Aldergrove senior gives blood for 200th time, has ‘saved’ 600 lives

There was no cutting of cake for Harvey Rempel but he’s challenging youth to start donating blood

Aldergrove senior Harvey Rempel, as a blood donation tradition, collects a Canadian Blood Services pin for each of his clinic visits. (Sarah Grochowski photo)
Canadian Blood Services has put out a call for donors to meet springtime demand. (Canadian Blood Services graphic)

Langley arena invites people in for a little jab

Stop by the Langley Events Centre Thursday to donate blood.

  • Mar 19, 2018
Canadian Blood Services has put out a call for donors to meet springtime demand. (Canadian Blood Services graphic)
Blood donor clinic honours late Langley firefighter

Blood donor clinic honours late Langley firefighter

The Langley City firehall will be used for the annual memorial blood drive Sunday.

Blood donor clinic honours late Langley firefighter