Canadian Blood Services

Our latest updates

‘We give the donors lots of laughs and colour commentary’


06/05/2020
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Raj Damhar’s miniature “Thor’s hammer” is just one of his many conversation starters with donors in Saint John, N.B.

‘It’s really rewarding to be able to help’


06/02/2020
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Tanya Gray works the phone to bring in matching donors for patients

‘We’re all in this together and we have to support each other’


05/29/2020
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Kerry Parsons is leading a team through the pandemic at the donor centre in Edmonton

The need for blood is rising, and we need every appointment filled


05/28/2020
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As Canada’s health systems bounce back, so does the need for blood

‘I want to help people get better’


05/26/2020
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Robyn Johnson, a technical specialist in Regina, tracks down blood of rare types for patients

‘I’m proud every day to be here as a frontline worker’


05/22/2020
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Robenpreet Sooch works one-on-one with donors in Kelowna, B.C. to collect blood for patients in need

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
    11
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type AB positive

  • Good supply
    14
    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
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type A negative

  • Good supply
    6
    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
    6
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O positive

  • Good supply
    4
    days of inventory on hand.

    Inventory level for blood type O negative