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Canadian Red Cross remains focused on supporting people impacted by the conflict in Ukraine

February 23, 2024 - As we approach the two-year mark since the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine, the Canadian Red Cross reaffirms its commitment to providing essential aid to people impacted.

Friendly Calls+ Hospital to Home program to provide support to people following hospital stay

January 17, 2024 - The Canadian Red Cross, in conjunction with the Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) and the University of Regina, is pleased to announce Friendly Calls+ Hospital to Home – a pilot project that aims to provide regular check-in calls for eligible people following a hospital stay at Yorkton Regional Health Centre.

Canadian Red Cross Statement: Red Cross commends the Chief Public Health Officer’s 2023 Report on the State of Health in Canada

October 31, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross applauds Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Theresa Tam, for their 2023 Report on the State of Health in Canada.

Tom Jackson and Charles Weaselhead receive Order of Red Cross

October 23, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross has recognized Dr. Tom Jackson, Canadian actor, musician, and activist, and Charles Weaselhead, former Blood Tribe Chief and Treaty 7 Grand Chief, as Members of the Order of Red Cross, which is the organization’s highest award for extraordinary people who have provided outstanding humanitarian service at home and abroad.

Canadian Red Cross Statement

October 13, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross shares the Red Cross Red Crescent Movement’s deep concerns about the humanitarian consequences of the escalating conflict in the Middle East and the impacts on civilian populations.

Appeal launched to support people impacted by the escalating conflict in the Middle East

October 11, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched an appeal for the Middle East Humanitarian Crisis to provide humanitarian assistance to people impacted by escalating conflict in the region.

Appeal launched to support Libya Floods Appeal

September 12, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched the Libya Floods Appeal to help provide immediate assistance to people impacted by recent storms.

Appeal launched to support people impacted by Morocco Earthquake

September 09, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched the Morocco Earthquake Appeal to help provide immediate assistance to people impacted by the disaster.

Walmart Canada raises more than $4 million for the Canadian Red Cross

September 08, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to share that its annual fundraising campaign with Walmart Canada raised over $4 million this year. This amount includes a $1 million contribution from Walmart Canada and an additional $3 million from their customers and associates.
 

Canadian Red Cross providing funds for housing project in Port aux Basques

August 24, 2023 - The Canadian Red Cross today announced funding to the Town of Channel-Port aux Basques to assist with the purchase of buildings for low-cost housing for seniors who lost their homes as a result of the tropical storm caused by Hurricane Fiona.