Canadian Blood Services

Blood drive celebrates recipient’s first birthday, honours donors


10/23/2020
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A family from Aldergrove, B.C. is hosting blood drives in October to celebrate their daughter’s first birthday following a whirlwind year marked by sudden hospital visits, treatments and surgeries.

“We’re helping to save lives. And that feels good.”


10/22/2020
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Creative and committed – Jhoanna Del Rosario drives donor engagement in a pandemic by channelling her passion for helping people

London, Ont. blood donor events celebrate patient’s ongoing recovery


10/20/2020
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Peter Regan, who has been fighting leukemia, is well known for his community service

Gratitude prompts kidney recipient to give back to the organ transplant community


10/15/2020
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Brenda Brown, president of the Canadian Transplant Association, works tirelessly on behalf of organ recipients and donors — thanks to her own lifesaving kidney transplant

Plasma donations essential to fight rare disease


10/15/2020
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Linda Paul continues to recover from a rare immune disorder

Her Last Project premieres on CBC, Oct. 15


10/14/2020
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Canadian Blood Services is proud to announce the national premiere of Her Last Project on CBC, Thursday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. The film follows Dr. Shelly Sarwal, a physician from Halifax who was diagnosed with an incurable disease and chose to receive medical assistance in dying (MAID) and donate her

National blood inventory

We manage the national supply of blood products for all the provinces and territories (excluding Quebec). Many variables can impact our inventory such as weather, holidays or tragic events. Below is an overview of our inventory levels across all blood types. 

 

  • Good supply
    10
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    8
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    8
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative