Canadian Blood Services

World traveller driven to donate


07/02/2020
  |  
Tracey Evans conquered a lifelong fear of needles to become a living liver donor and a blood donor

Triplets mark 17th birthday by becoming first-time blood donors


06/25/2020
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Veronica, Samantha and Jeanne Cook all have O-negative blood

Aaliyah’s army: How blood donors helped one child survive during a pandemic


06/19/2020
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Aaliyah Mchopanga needed blood donors with her unusual blood type to survive a series of life-threatening crises

New study to determine how widespread COVID-19 antibody is among Canadians


06/18/2020
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How we’re helping improve understanding of COVID-19 in Canada

‘My team makes sure patients get what they need’


06/17/2020
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Ryan Elgert is leading a team of warehouse staff and drivers through the pandemic in Calgary, Alta.

Cord blood collection in Brampton resumes Monday


06/17/2020
  |  
Aligned with the public health decision to ease COVID-19 restrictions in most parts of Ontario, and in consultation with clinicians as hospitals gradually return to normal operations, Canadian Blood Services will resume cord blood collection in Brampton (GTA) on Monday, June 22, 2020.

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
    12
    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
    7
    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
    6
    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
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    5
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative