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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...

Red Cross recognized by the City of Sudbury

Congrats goes out to our Sudbury branch, after recent recognition from the City of Sudbury for their outstanding efforts following a fire at Balmoral Apartments on February 3. It was approximately -30 degrees when a fire broke out in the apart...

“Dad Was Inspiring”: A volunteer’s tribute to her father

*Special Father's Day guest blog by Canadian Red Cross volunteer Bonnie Dunn-Carver Thank you for letting me share with you a little about my Dad, Jack Dunn. His role with the Red Cross, Sudbury Branch began in 1990.  He was a much-loved volu...

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 #2: Gifts for the shutterbug dad

Is your dad a shutterbug? Or maybe a war history enthusiast? Check out this picture book from the Red Cross, Humanity in War, showing 150 years of the Red Cross. The photos are incredible.

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 #4: Help your dad see in the dark

Keeping in line with disaster preparedness, we think this headlamp from Walmart would be a great gift idea for any dad. He can use it while he’s camping or digging around in his tool box. And if disaster strikes, he’ll be ready!

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