Canadian Blood Services

Join Canada’s Lifeline During the Season of Giving


11/26/2021
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News release
Canadian Blood Services needs to fill 38,000 open appointments by January 4

Dr. Isra Levy appointed to Order of Ottawa


11/18/2021
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Ottawa’s former chief medical officer now drives innovation at Canada’s Lifeline and guides our pandemic response

How an Indigenous cord blood donor was inspired by a patient


11/15/2021
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Lena Mallary saw cord blood save a life shortly before welcoming a ‘miracle baby’ with Cory Greenhalgh

Taking education about organ and tissue donation to new heights


11/10/2021
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Lucie Dumont and her team created the Chain of Life (Chaîne de vie) organ donation curriculum for teens

Celebrating the annual Sikh Nation blood donation campaign


11/01/2021
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This longtime partner is both saving lives and helping us build a more inclusive blood system

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
    12
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    8
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    8
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    12
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    7
    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