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British Red Cross launches new first aid campaign for youth

You‘re a teenager at a party having a good time, when your friend, who has had too much to drink, passes out.  What do you do? Our sister society, the British Red Cross, is tackling this issue by recently launching a campaign called “Life. Liv...

We won't forget you: Alison blogs from Haiti

Alison Frehlich, Public Affairs Advisor, Canadian Red Cross, is blogging from Haiti Yesterday I visited Jacmel, where the Canadian Red Cross is providing shelter for families. Everyone I met was interesting and had personal stories to share, but o...

Today I met my hero: Alison blogs from Haiti

* Alison Frehlich, Public Affairs Advisor, Canadian Red Cross, is blogging from Haiti Have you ever met someone who is so inspiring it almost makes you want to cry? Today I experienced just this because today I met my new hero, who I believe is a ...

My first aid class – learning ABCs is as easy as 123

I arrived at my first aid class this week armed with a pen, a notebook, and a thirst for some first aid knowledge. I will admit it had been awhile since I had brushed up on my first aid skills. I got my certification years back, and meant to recertif...

Seeing Haiti first-hand

* Alison Frehlich, Public Affairs Advisor, Canadian Red Cross, is blogging from Haiti Since January 12th I sometimes feel a bit like I live and breathe all things Haiti. It has been the largest part of my workload since then and it occupies much o...

2010 hurricane season is a “storm”y one

  Hurricane season is in full swing in the Atlantic Ocean. Earlier this year, meteorologists predicted it would be one of the busiest seasons in recent years and it appears to be the case.    A few weeks ago, Hurricane Earl, which at its pe...

Claudia from Haiti: Photo Tuesday

Every Tuesday, we’re going to publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the province or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! For this week's Photo Tuesday, I couldn’t resist sharing with you this adorable shot of Cla...

Going bald for Pakistan!

Check out this fun video of Cal Martin, Heritage Presentation Specialist with Parks Canada in Cornwall, shaving his head to raise funds for Pakistan. "When I started my head shaving campaign for the Red Cross, I hoped for $500 in donations, bu...

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