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Photo of the day: Red Cross solidarity in the mountains of Nepal

Red Cross aid worker Bonnie Kearns, a nurse from Sarnia, Ontario, has been in Nepal for the past several weeks, working in a remote community affected by the earthquake to provide basic health care services.

She describes a close call she experienced on May 12, when a second powerful earthquake struck the country, and how a young local Red Cross volunteer came to offer protection.

Lifejacket living in photos

So many friends and supporters of the Canadian Red Cross answered our call for photos showing family and friends wearing lifejackets as we marked National Lifejacket Day. 

We compiled some of the great pics shared on social media using #LifeJacketLiving and #LaVieEnGilet. 

Video: Red Crosser films rockslide as new earthquake strikes Nepal

A powerful 7.3 earthquake shook Nepal less than a month after a previous earthquake resulted in thousands of lives lost and significant damage in the country. There are reports of new damage resulting from this earthquake.

Photos: Canadian aid workers providing medical care in remote community in Nepal

Dhunche is a remote village located high in the Himalayan mountains of Nepal, several hours away from Kathmandu. This is where a team of Canadian aid workers have set up tents and medical equipment, part of the Canadian Red Cross mobile field hospital, where they can provide medical care.

Photos: Red Cross sends help to Nepal

The Canadian Red Cross mobile field hospital is now on its way to Nepal, where it will provide medical care to people affected by the recent earthquake. More than 20 Canadian aid workers are being deployed to Nepal to staff the hospital.

What's your volunteer type?

Volunteers bring many different skills and talents to the Canadian Red Cross. Volunteering isn’t one size fits all! Check out this interactive quiz to find your volunteer type. ​

Video: Canadian nurse gives tour of Ebola treatment centre

What’s it like to be on the front lines of the fight against Ebola? Canadian nurse Jodi Dockman filmed some of the day-to-day activities at a Red Cross Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone during her recent deployment. She takes us on a behind-the-scenes tour.

Celebrating Day of Pink in Saskatchewan

While it takes a year-round, whole-community approach to stop bullying, on April 1, communities across Saskatchewan wore pink to help raise awareness on issues around bullying. 

We share some highlights from Red Cross Day of Pink events and activities held throughout the province, in schools and workplaces. 

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