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Volunteer Profile: student quickly goes from exams to flood response

This past week, the Canadian Red Cross has been responding to floods in New Brunswick. We have been watching closely, and sharing some stories with you. "I’m in. Whatever you need.” That was the reaction of Red Cross disaster management volunte...

Donate to the Red Cross? There’s an app for that!

In the world of technology, this year has been the year of all things relating to smartphones and computer tablets. And so, working with Artez Interactive, the Canadian Red Cross is getting in on the action, launching our first-ever smartphone applic...

Food Friday: What do Red Crossers make during the holidays?

As food lovers, the team at Red Cross Talks have been busy planning our menus for the holidays. We were curious what our fellow Red Crossers would be whipping up in their kitchens, so we asked them. Here’s what we found out! It appears that there ...

A dramatic story from the New Brunswick floods

Photo courtesy of the Government of New BrunswickWhile volunteers in Ontario have been busy responding to multiple disasters this past week, in the Maritimes Red Cross volunteers have been also busy responding to floods affecting several communities ...

The Ontario Round-up

This past week has been a very busy week for Red Cross in Ontario, so much so, that we decided to do a special local edition of the Red Cross Round-Up. SOUTHWESTERN ONTARIO- a severe snow storm this week closed Highway 402 between Sarnia and London, ...

The Red Cross Round-up

 *Written by Katie Robinson, Communications Coordinator with the Canadian Red Cross* The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our Sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world. COLOMBIA: The intense rains that have affected Colo...

The special role Red Cross nurses play

** Guest blog by Katie Kallio, Information and Reporting Delegate in Haiti. Katie is part of the team working in the new Canadian Red Cross field hospital. It’s 10:30 at night, and as I lay in my tent I can hear some of my colleagues doing rounds ...

Winter safety tips brought to you by “Disaster Dudette”

Snow. It can be so much fun. You can toboggan, ski, build snow people... the list is endless really. However, when a lot of snow falls at once, the white stuff can go from being fun to not so much fun. Last week, some areas around London had over ...

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