Selling blood plasma in Canada; will screening fall prey to profit?

Give blood; give life. The old slogan still holds true today, but the key word is “give”, as in not sell. The idea of cash for blood isn’t new, it has been popular in the US for many years. In Canada the trend has started with several cash for plasma clinics opening in Manitoba andContinue reading “Selling blood plasma in Canada; will screening fall prey to profit?”

Nova Scotia fishermen show courage in search for lost vessel Miss Ally

With the Pope’s resignation announcement, Reeva Steenkamp’s murder  and Oscar Pistorius being charged in the case and his circus-like bail hearing grabbing the headlines, a sad story from Nova Scotia has not received the exposure it rates. Last Sunday the fishing vessel Miss Ally capsized off the coast of Nova Scotia and crew members Billy Jack Hatfield, Joel Hopkins, KatlinContinue reading “Nova Scotia fishermen show courage in search for lost vessel Miss Ally”