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Celebrating contributions of women at the Canadian Red Cross

On International Women’s Day, we thought it would be fitting to share a few examples of the significant contribution of women at the Canadian Red Cross. Looking back throughout our history, women have always played an important role. During World Wa...

Collecting badges and learning to swim

We spotted this fellow blogger reminiscing about the Canadian Red Cross swim program online and thought we'd share his post. We're glad he kept his mementoes! Do you remember the badges you received while learning to swim? Clarke’s PoolFebruary 20, ...

Food Friday: The Red Cross Cookbook

*Every Friday is all about food on Red Cross Talks – everything from Red Cross inspired recipes to emergency food tips and solutionsWe recently found out about this cookbook from the Aurora, ON Historical Society. It was compiled by the ladies of the...

Photo of the Day: Red Cross youth of yesteryear

Today’s photo is from the archives at our Toronto Region office. These kids were members of their Canadian Junior Red Cross club at Pape Avenue Public School in Toronto. The date of this image is unknown (we’re guessing it’s about 60 years-old) but...

Stamp collecting with a Red Cross twist

Did you know that nearly every country in the world has produced Red Cross stamps at one time or another? It’s just one of the fascinating aspects of stamp collecting that’s allowed volunteer Cheryl Grantham to combine two passions: stamps and the Re...

Photo of the Day: Red Cross Outpost Hospital in Bamfield, BC

Every day, we publish a photo to show the Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know!This picture dates back from the early 1920's, when the Red Cross in the British Empire started rolling out ...

A disaster lives on

In Halifax, there’s a lot of interest this week around the 100th anniversary of one of the largest maritime disasters in our region, the sinking of the Titanic off the Atlantic coast. It's part of the city's history, as cable ships were dispatched fr...

Photo of the Day: Making good things happen

Every day, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know. It's not really a photo, but still worth sharing for Photo of the Day! I first saw this posted on the Americ...

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