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Signing First aid and CPR

November is CPR month, and throughout the month, we were able to share with you different blogs about CPR – including songs to do CPR to and blogs from our CPR “tweet-up.” Today, we’re sharing with you a piece from one of our first-aid/CPR instructor...

Photo Tuesday: The next generation of Red Cross leaders

Over 100 youth from across Ontario gathered at the Ivey Spencer Leadership Centre in London for the Canadian Red Cross Youth Leadership Conference November 26-28. The conference titled Red Cross Youth: Voices for Humanity explored vital humanitari...

Congratulations to a budding climate change hero

Congratulations to Sarah St. John, a student of Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, for being selected to attend the UN Climate Change Conference as part of the Red Cross Federation delegation. Sarah, an active Red Cross volunteer, was on...

A look at the new Canadian Red Cross field hospital

This week, the Canadian Red Cross announced its first-ever field hospital, which could be deployed in emergencies, such as in Haiti or Pakistan. Red Cross delegates, including doctors, nurses, logistical and technical experts, were involved in a ...

Red Cross prepares to deploy new field hospital

It looked like a scene out of the movie M*A*S*H in a field at the Brampton Powerade Centre, where a Canadian Red Cross field hospital has been stationed this past week. White tents donning Red Cross emblems were scattered across the field: one a s...

The Red Cross Round-up

*Red Cross Round-up is courtesy of Katie Robinson, communications coordinator for the Canadian Red Cross * The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our Sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. PAKISTAN: More than three mon...

All a-twitter about CPR

Yesterday, we invited our Twitter friends to join us for a free CPR course as part of CPR month in November. One of our guests, Joallore, also known as @clickflickca shared his experiences with us in this Q-A.Have you ever taken a CPR course before? ...

Knowing CPR is like having life insurance

Yesterday, we invited our Twitter friends to join us for a free CPR course as part of CPR month in November. Our friend John Lepp attended the Red Cross CPR event in Hamilton and he shares his experiences with us here.*Guest blog by: John Lepp I h...

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