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Photo and essay exhibit tells stories of armed conflict

We had a terrific response to our photo and essay challenge I blogged about earlier. It was organized by volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross’ Even Wars Have Limits working group in Halifax to raise awareness about children affected by armed confli...

Helping Afghan women, one loonie at a time

Students from five schools across Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island have been challenging each other to spend only one loonie a day, for 10 straight days as part of the Canadian Red Cross Dollar a Day campaign. That means no movies, no fast fo...

Calling all shutterbugs on the East Coast

As we continue to see images of young people affected by the unrest and violence unfolding in several countries in Africa and in the Middle East, a group of Canadian Red Cross youth volunteers from Halifax wants to bring attention to the impact confl...

Three cheers for volunteers!

The buzz around Halifax these days is all about the 2011 Canada Games and a Canadian Red Cross staffer is playing an important role at the sporting event – not as an athlete, but as a volunteer. Ancel Langille has temporarily set aside his Red...

On thin ice

The cold water survival experiments by University of Manitoba professor and researcher Dr. Gordon Giesbrecht – dubbed Professor Popsicle – may seem a bit quirky, but cold water shock is no laughing matter. The ice on lakes and ponds in many parts ...

A shout-out to some amazing volunteers

We’d like to congratulate these outstanding volunteers, Judith Irving and Amanda Titus in Saint John, New Brunswick for their recent awards recognizing the humanitarian work they do. Judith Irving received the Humanitarian Award for her work with ...

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