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Canada’s Lifeline

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From donors to recipients and all the people that bring them together,
we can all be the reason – the connection – that keeps Canadians living.

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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
    15
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    13
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB negative

  • Good supply
    10
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A positive

  • Good supply
    7
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    11
    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
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    3
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative

Am I eligible to donate blood?

Am I eligible to donate blood?

Take our two-minute eligibility quiz to find out if you can donate blood. Learn more about our eligibility criteria by visiting our ABCs of eligibility page. 

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