Canadian Blood Services

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Jayden

Plasma
for Life

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Plasma
for Life

For many, plasma is the only treatment.

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Paulo

Organs & Tissues
for Life

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Organs & Tissues
for Life

More than 4,000 people in Canada are waiting for an organ transplant.

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Kim

Blood recipient

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Jayden

Plasma recipient

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Tom

Stem cell recipient

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Paulo

Organ recipient

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‘Every time I see a bag of blood, I see a person behind it’


Wai Yin Mok is grateful to each and every blood donor helping her survive and thrive with a mysterious illness

A life touched by thousands of blood donors


Bessie Calabria relies on monthly blood transfusions for thalassemia. Her husband, Sal, donates in thanks.

Hope and healing, thanks to blood donors and a stem cell donor


Blood donors helped Emmanuel Boakye survive sickle cell disease. Then a stem cell donation from his sister delivered a life beyond it.

Heartfelt gratitude for the ‘mind-blowing’ support of plasma donors


Medication made from the pooled plasma of thousands of donors enabled Marcel Lesage to survive Guillain-Barré syndrome

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
    24
    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
    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
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Low supply!
    2
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative