Together, we are Canada’s Lifeline

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From donors to recipients and all the people that bring them together,
we can all be the reason – the connection – that keeps Canadians living.

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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
    10
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    10
    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
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    3
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative

Am I eligible to donate blood?

Am I eligible to donate blood?

Take our two-minute eligibility quiz to find out if you can donate blood. Learn more about our eligibility criteria by visiting our ABCs of eligibility page. 

Latest News

Health Canada provides support to Canadian Blood Services to further improve organ and tissue donation and transplantation in Canada


Monday, April 08, 2019
  |  
News release
One organ and tissue donor can benefit more than 75 people and save up to eight lives. With more than 4,400 people in Canada waiting for a transplant right now and only a fraction of Canadians registered as donors, the need is critical.

The power of a single conversation


Saturday, April 06, 2019
  |  
Op-Ed
"Countless lives will be saved because of that one conversation Logan had with his family," writes Dr. Graham Sher. On Green Shirt Day, we urge you to honour the legacy of this young man by registering as a donor in your province and having the conversation with your loved ones.

New name, same registry


Tuesday, April 02, 2019
  |  
News release
What was previously called the OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network will be known from now on as Canadian Blood Services Stem Cell Registry. Effective as of April 2019, the transition to a new name will take place over a 1-year period.
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