Below are news items and stories from the Red Cross in Ontario. 

Our Community Health Role in a Changing World

Caring for the health of Canadians has always been an important focus for the Canadian Red Cross. In fact, its history in health goes back to the very roots of the Red Cross in Canada with the establishment of outpost hospitals in the early 1900s. As our society has changed through the decades, one of the greatest strengths of the Red Cross has been its ability to adapt to the ever-changing needs of the communities it serves.

ADP Program Receives Prestigious Innovation Award

On November 28, 2013, representatives from the Canadian Red Cross helped celebrate in Toronto as an award was presented for the Wheelchair Recycling Program - a joint initiative with the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s Assistive Devices Program (ADP) and the Canadian Red Cross.

AODA Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (IASR) Policy and Accessibility Plan

Statement of Commitment The Canadian Red Cross Society (the Society) is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility and meeting all applicable accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.