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When thunder roars, go indoors!

As though an earthquake wasn’t enough for Ontarians today, the Weather Network is warning that we could be in for some major thunder storms with possible hail in Southern and Central Ontario. Like the storm trackers from the movie “Twister,” we’ve be...

Did you feel that?

Did you feel that? That seems to be the question of the day. An earthquake hit eastern Ontario and yes, we felt it! Our headquarters in Mississauga felt the tremors and our national office in Ottawa was evacuated. Thankfully, we work for the Re...

RedCrossTalks top 10 gift ideas for the Red Cross Dad

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we wanted to help the last minute shoppers who are looking for that special something for their Red Cross dad. Here are our Top 10 gift ideas for the Red Cross Dad.Gift idea #1: Disaster Diner Gift BasketThi...

Gift idea #3: Gifts for the fisherman

Maybe your dad is the guy angling for the big catch? As you may know, at RedCrossTalks we have been talking a lot about life jackets, so it’s only fitting that this Mustang Fisherman’s Vest make our list of Top 10 gift ideas for dad.

Gift Idea #9: Red polo

My grandfather used to always wear polos and since red is the colour of the Red Cross, why not a red golf shirt for your dad?

Here fishy, fishy, fishy – PFDs and machismo!

* Guest blog by Canadian Red Crosser, Melanie Goodchild-Southwind I don’t know about you but I know a lot of macho guys!  I am a biker girl, ride a Harley and I work for the Red Cross.  I love the summer.  I like to ride hard and in between scoots...

Your water safety photos

[slideshow] We asked our Red Cross staff, volunteers and friends to send in photos showing themselves and their families in shots depicting water safety. Check out this great collection of shots! We're still collecting photos - you can send them t...

National Water Safety Week, special note about children

This week is National Water Safety Week and you’re going to be hearing us talk lots about it on this blog.  We’re especially asking moms and dads to take a second to read our messages because studies show that infants and toddlers aged 1-4 years h...

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