Canadian Blood Services

Gratitude prompts kidney recipient to give back to the organ transplant community


10/15/2020
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Brenda Brown, president of the Canadian Transplant Association, works tirelessly on behalf of organ recipients and donors — thanks to her own lifesaving kidney transplant

Plasma donations essential to fight rare disease


10/15/2020
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Linda Paul continues to recover from a rare immune disorder

Her Last Project premieres on CBC, Oct. 15


10/14/2020
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Canadian Blood Services is proud to announce the national premiere of Her Last Project on CBC, Thursday, Oct. 15 at 8 p.m. The film follows Dr. Shelly Sarwal, a physician from Halifax who was diagnosed with an incurable disease and chose to receive medical assistance in dying (MAID) and donate her

Two stem cell transplants from one donor saved his life twice 


10/08/2020
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Scott Monds is so thankful for Danielle Bean's gifts before and during COVID-19

Family marks stem cell transplant anniversary with appeal to donors


10/07/2020
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Youngest child Elsa Norton received stem cells and many blood transfusions

Liver donor, recipient mark fifth anniversary of lifesaving transplant


10/06/2020
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Jenn Bruno pursued liver donation to help Tony Pasqua, father of a lifelong friend.

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
    11
    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
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    5
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B positive

  • Good supply
    8
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type B negative

  • Good supply
    9
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative