Blood donations urgently needed
Canadian Blood Services needs Canadians to donate blood. The country's blood supply is "critically low." Fewer donations over the past few months have created the lowest blood supply since 2008. All blood types are required, but A and O are in highest demand. The blood agency would like to have a five- to eight-day supply of blood on hold. Currently, the supply is down to three days. The main reason for the low inventory is donors simply not showing up for appointments. For more...