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Haiti Update – have your questions answered

On Monday July 12, the Canadian Red Cross is hosting a special live chat for staff, volunteers, donors and general members of the public on our response in Haiti. Your questions will answered by the Canadian Red Cross Director of Haiti Operations, Je...

A Haiti story that silenced a room

When Jean-Pierre told this story at a luncheon for donors yesterday, the audience was so captivated that you could hear a pin drop. It was five days into the Red Cross operations in Haiti and a woman came running into the Red Cross base camp holdi...

Red Cross in Haiti

We're super lucky to have Red Cross delegate Jean-Pierre Taschereau visiting Ontario this week to provide updates to staff, volunteers, donors and media on the work Red Cross is doing in Haiti. Immediately following the Haiti earthquake, Jean-...

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...

Order of Red Cross to Kai Tao

[gallery] A Red Cross volunteer since 1991, Kai Tao recently received the Order of the Red Cross. Kai was recognized for his efforts in establishing a relationship between the Chinese Canadian community and The Canadian Red Cross Society for the C...

Understanding Earthquakes and Volcanoes...with snack foods! (Part 1)

We loved this blog from our friends at RedCrossPDX in Oregon, we decided to post it. There are some easy ways to demonstrate how volcanoes and earthquakes work! Last year I was fortunate to work with Oregon State's Robert Lillie, a Professor of Ge...

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