News Releases

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Appeal launched to support people impacted by Hurricane Beryl

July 03, 2024 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched the Hurricane Beryl Appeal to help those affected by the hurricane.

Canadian Red Cross and Walmart Canada launch annual giving campaign

July 02, 2024 - The Canadian Red Cross, in collaboration with Walmart Canada, is proud to announce the start of its annual giving campaign. During the month of July, Walmart customers across Canada will be invited to support the Red Cross by making a donation at checkout in stores and on Walmart.ca.

Canadian Red Cross and The Resilience Institute launch new program to promote readiness

June 18, 2024 - The Canadian Red Cross and The Resilience Institute are pleased to announce a new partnership that aims to strengthen the climate resilience of small, rural, and Indigenous communities across Canada. 

Appeal launched to support people in Haiti impacted by conflict and natural disasters

May 16, 2024 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched the Haiti Appeal to help provide humanitarian assistance to people in Haiti.

Appeal launched to support the Canadian Wildfire Fund

May 16, 2024 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched the ongoing Canadian Wildfire Fund to support people and communities impacted by wildfires from coast to coast to coast.

Red Cross announces new field hospital in Rafah

May 15, 2024 - In response to the overwhelming demand for health care in Gaza, the Canadian Red Cross, in collaboration with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the Norwegian Red Cross, and nine other National Red Cross Societies, has opened a field hospital in Rafah.

Statement from Canadian Red Cross on the Middle East Humanitarian Crisis

March 08, 2024 - The Canadian Red Cross remains deeply concerned about the humanitarian crisis that continues to unfold in the Middle East. Since the onset of the escalation of conflict in October, people living in the region have experienced persistent challenges and deteriorating living conditions.

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.