Stories: Canadian Blood Services

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Blood types in Canada: how common or rare are they?

January 10, 2023
Did you know that blood types are classified into different groups? And within each group, blood types can be further classified as rare or common. In this blog post, we will look at different blood types and see how common or rare they are in Canada.

Give 3 in 2023: Christopher and fraternity, stem cell registry advocates

January 5, 2023
They’re helping us build a more diverse stem cell registry for patients

Give 3 in 2023: Janelle and sorority, blood donation advocates

January 3, 2023
Their efforts can make all the difference for those with sickle cell disease

Give 3 in 2023: Julia, financial donor and blood donor

December 29, 2022
Julia has seen blood save and improve lives, both at home and at work

Give 3 in 2023: Darcy, blood and plasma recipient, with his family

December 21, 2022
Donors have supported Darcy through both chronic illness and traumatic injury

Give 3 in 2023: Cameron, blood recipient

December 19, 2022
After blood donors helped him survive childhood leukemia, Cameron is thriving as a teen

‘I feel so good after donating blood’

December 19, 2022
Aldric d’Entremont has donated blood 220 times and counting since his first donation at age 17

Give 3 in 2023: Tristan, cord blood stem cell recipient, with family

December 15, 2022
The Fords have both donated and received lifesaving cord blood stem cells

Give 3 in 2023: Stéphane, living kidney donor, financial donor and stem cell registry advocate

December 13, 2022
Since joining Canada’s Lifeline as a teen blood donor, Stéphane has discovered many more ways to give

Give 3 in 2023: Ranjit, plasma and blood donor

December 8, 2022
Ranjit helps patients through Sikh Nation, the largest contributor to our Partners for Life program