Canadian Blood Services

O-positive blood donors helped this newborn survive


Cleo Maxwell received a lifesaving blood transfusion after losing half her blood volume during pregnancy

Response to Public Interest in our Plasma Operations


08/12/2022
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Statement
There has been public speculation about plasma collection in Canada and what Canadian Blood Services is doing. We want to clarify.

World unites for Tribute to Life


07/28/2022
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News release
July 28, 2022 (OTTAWA) – The Commonwealth Tribute to Life project creates a framework for Commonwealth nations to share knowledge and expertise for the purpose of improving organ and tissue donation and transplantation systems around the world, with the aim of saving more lives.

Furry special guests bring joy and comfort to blood donors


Nervous about donating blood? Andrew Moss has helped bring puppy love to mobile donor events in Nova Scotia

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
    6
    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
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    5
    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