Our latest updates

The need for blood is rising, and we need every appointment filled


05/28/2020
  |  
As Canada’s health systems bounce back, so does the need for blood

‘I want to help people get better’


05/26/2020
  |  
Robyn Johnson, a technical specialist in Regina, tracks down blood of rare types for patients

‘I’m proud every day to be here as a frontline worker’


05/22/2020
  |  
Robenpreet Sooch works one-on-one with donors in Kelowna, B.C. to collect blood for patients in need

‘We’re making a difference from behind the scenes’


05/19/2020
  |  
Tammy Whitteker is part of the Ottawa team which processes and tests stem cells for lifesaving transplants

First convalescent plasma donor in Atlantic Canada just wanted to do the right thing


05/15/2020
  |  
Percy Wilbur of Saint John, New Brunswick was eager to give back once he recovered from COVID-19.

‘What makes this job rewarding is knowing it saves lives’


05/15/2020
  |  
Pedro Custodio helps keep drugs made from plasma flowing to patients.

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
    10
    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
    6
    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
    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