Canadian Blood Services

Living with sickle cell disease and educating others


09/24/2021
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Ulysse Guerrier works to raise awareness of this debilitating condition and the need for diverse donors

This childhood blood cancer survivor inspired his mother to become a donor


09/20/2021
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Blood donations were essential to 15-year-old Sean Jollymore’s fight against leukemia six years ago

Stem cells without borders


09/16/2021
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During the pandemic, connecting stem cell donors to recipients required extra-heroic feats of logistics

‘It’s an incredible privilege to help save a life’


09/16/2021
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For Joel Menard, the chance to donate stem cells ‘felt like winning an unexpected award’

Umbilical cord blood donor celebrates the chance to save a life


09/09/2021
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After Kelsey Koch donated her son’s cord blood, it was matched to a patient for a stem cell transplant

Why blood donations are crucial for patients with sepsis


09/08/2021
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Christine Caron needed blood to survive her body’s extreme response to an infection from a dog bite

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
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    8
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    5
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    4
    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