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
    16
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    13
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    11
    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
    13
    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
    4
    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

Blood in war zones: Canada’s contributions and ongoing support for soldiers who need transfusions


Friday, November 08, 2019
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Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Beckett, MD is the chief of general surgery and trauma advisor to the Surgeon General of Canada.

Toronto Jeopardy! winner demonstrates the power of infinite connections through platelet donation


Monday, October 28, 2019
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By Susan Burgess Canada’s newest Jeopardy! champion is a Toronto man who was recently honoured by Canadian Blood Services for his 100th donation of platelets. During last Friday’s broadcast, Kris Prue was asked about his milestone donation by host Alex Trebek, who is battling pancreatic cancer.

‘Acts of kindness to repair the world’: Canadian Blood Services remembers Dr. Elianna Saidenberg


Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Canadian Blood Services is mourning the loss of Dr. Elianna Saidenberg, an Ottawa Hospital hematologist who made a deep impact on Canadian Blood Services and the wider community. “There is a term in Jewish tradition, ‘tikkun olam,’ that epitomizes everything Elianna represented: acts of kindness

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