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Memories of Haiti

*Guest blog by Bonnie Kearns, Canadian Red Cross delegate and volunteer from Sarnia OntarioI’m home, it’s snowing and I’m sitting by a fire very relaxed. But as I sit here my mind wanders to Haiti. I had bought a new pair of rubber boots from Cana...

An inside look at Inside Disaster

Our very own Red Crosser, Jean-Pierre Taschereau (most of us know him as JP) is one of the aid workers featured in a documentary that is scheduled to premiere in Ontario on TVO tonight. The documentary, Inside Disaster Haiti, follows the work ...

Shelters for "Deaf Camp" in Haiti: blog from the field

* Guest blog by Louise Taylor, Delegate for the Canadian Red Cross in Haiti A week before the anniversary of the earthquake that devastated Haiti, the Red Cross fulfilled its promise to provide shelter those left homeless on January 12th to some v...

In one moment – you made a difference

When the earthquake struck Haiti on January 12 of last year – the lives of millions of people in Haiti were forever changed. The news of the devastating quake spread quickly across Canada and in only a few hours Canadians generously opened the...

Reflections from Haiti, blog by John Saunders

Ontario Director of Disaster Management, John Saunders (@CRCSaunders), has been in Haiti working with a team deployed with the first ever field Canadian Red Cross field hospital. On this, my last night working at the Canadian Red Cross Cholera Treatm...

Photo Tuesday: Holiday Inn shows their holiday spirit with donation

Every Tuesday, we 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! This week's photo comes from Fund Development Manager Nancy Twerdohlib,  who received a $500 donation on ...

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...

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 ...

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