Canadian Blood Services

Discover how you can make all the difference.

Gymnast who received blood in red sparkly leotard

Blood
for Life

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Blood
for Life

You can save lives and change many more.

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Plasma recipient who is deaf using sign language

Plasma
for Life

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Plasma
for Life

For many, plasma is the only treatment.

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Stem Cells
for Life

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Stem Cells
for Life

You may be someone's lifesaving match.

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Organs & Tissues
for Life

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Organs & Tissues
for Life

More than 4,000 people in Canada are waiting for an organ transplant.

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Lee

Blood recipient | Future Olympian


Your donation could go on to captivate a country.

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Christina

Plasma recipient | Sign language teacher

Your donation could go on to fuel the future.

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Tom

Stem cell recipient | Role model


Your donation could go on to be the best dad.

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Mary

Organ recipient | Storyteller


Your donation could go on to support cultures to thrive.

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25 years after the Krever commission, our commitment to patients remains


11/25/2022
  |  
Op-Ed
This week marks the 25th anniversary of the tabling of Justice Horace Krever’s report.

Canadian Blood Services is asking people across Canada to save lives this holiday season: Give 3 in 2023, starting today


11/17/2022
  |  
News release
There is no greater gift than one that is lifesaving. People across Canada are asked to give to patients in need throughout this winter season.

Tiny cord blood donors deliver huge hope to families


Cameryn Slack’s mother Pam registered to donate Cameryn’s umbilical cord blood in the hope it could save a life

Lifesaving blood donations help a young boy bring smiles to others


After donors helped him survive two lifechanging surgeries, Elias Martin and his family are paying it forward

Global Blood Heroes in Canada help break world record


The largest-ever blood drive resulted in 37,000 blood donations worldwide on a single day

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
    15
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    9
    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
    3
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative