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Are you feeling the heat?

The past two days, with temps soaring to 32⁰ with the humidex, the City of Toronto has issued its first extreme heat alert of the summer. Other parts of the province are also experiencing the first heat wave of the year as well. While everyone is...

Not even a snowstorm will keep this volunteer grounded

For Anne Huitema, of Barrie, volunteering for the Canadian Red Cross is more than interest – it’s a full-time promise to her community. She has been volunteering with the Red Cross for 30 years, delivering food and supplies with Meals on Wheels. A...

A helping hand at the Scarborough Drop-In Centre

Meet Red Cross volunteer Gloria Francis. For the last year she has been volunteering several days out of every week at the Scarborough Drop-In Centre. The Drop-in Centre is a Red Cross program that helps people in need of shelter, food, clothing and ...

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