Canadian Blood Services

How financial donors can make a difference for patients


04/13/2021
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Margaret Miedema, director of philanthropy at Canadian Blood Services, answers some frequently asked questions about financial donations

Dragon boat teammates donate blood after cancer recovery


04/12/2021
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For these breast cancer survivors, it’s a celebration of life as well as a gift to others

Growing domestic plasma supply for Canadian patients


04/08/2021
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April 8, 2021 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services is pleased to announce that, with the support of funding from provincial and territorial governments, plans are now underway to increase plasma collection in more cities across Canada.

Logan Boulet’s legacy continues with third annual Green Shirt Day


04/07/2021
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The Humboldt Broncos player registered to be an organ donor, which saved lives and inspired many others

Five reasons to #BeAHero and join the stem cell registry


03/22/2021
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Monique is a hero. Be like Monique.

For patients like Journey, the need for blood never stops


03/22/2021
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Since birth, nine-year-old Journey Dickson has required regular, lifesaving blood transfusions to manage his rare blood disorder

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
    17
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    14
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    9
    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
    8
    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
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative