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
    18
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    10
    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
    5
    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
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    9
    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

Together, we are Canada’s lifeline


Friday, September 28, 2018
  |  
News release
Canadian Blood Services is proud to initiate a new chapter in its story with the unveiling of a renewed brand and expanded commitment to Canadian patients in commemoration of its 20-year anniversary.

Media Advisory: Infinite connections over 20 years


Wednesday, September 26, 2018
  |  
News release
Canadian voices come together to mark milestone anniversary and set tone for next chapter in Canadian Blood Services story WHAT: Corporate broadcast to recognize the infinite number of connections needed to sustain Canada’s lifeline, today and into the future WHO: Hosted by Dr. Graham Sher (CEO,

Urgent need for blood donors before Labour Day


Monday, August 13, 2018
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News release
More than 22,000 donors needed across Canada by August 26
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