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Keeping hydrated? Reward yourself with some chocolate

Staying hydrated is very important for people living in Central Canada this week. This part of the country is being slammed with a heat wave, with temperatures expected to soar to 40C or more with the humidex. By staying hydrated, you can help...

Are you a water safety star? Here are the results of our quiz!

Last week, we asked you to test your water knowledge by taking our water safety mini-quiz. Here are the answers! (Did you get them all right?) 1. You don’t have to wear a lifejacket while out on the water.  Having one close-by is good enough.Answe...

Is Bieber Fever an infectious disease?

Watch out for the “Bieber Fever”. It is more infectious than the measles, according to a new study. Using mathematical models, researchers at the University of Ottawa found that “Bieber Fever” (when fans become hysterical over Canadian pop sta...

Are you a water safety star? Take our quiz!

June 3-9 is National Water Safety Week and we’re encouraging Canadians to stay safe around water this summer. When it comes to water safety, show us that you know your stuff!  Take our mini-quiz below and provide your answers in the comments secti...

Red Cross responds when Bieber Fever strikes Norway

Red Crossers are ready to respond to any emergency. This was definitely the case in Norway last week, when Canadian pop star, Justin Bieber announced he was having a surprise concert in Oslo.  The result was pandemonium in the city; a mad rush...

Images from the Thunder Bay floods

[slideshow] The Canadian Red Cross is on the ground in Thunder Bay, helping to provide support and comfort to people affected by severe flooding that has affected approximately 1,500 homes. Working closely with community officials, Red Cross volun...

Red Cross responding to floods in Thunder Bay

The last several days, Canadian Red Cross volunteers have been on the ground responding to massive floods in Thunder Bay, ON. Heavy rains and a sewage back-up caused the flooding, which forced the municipality to declare a State of Emergency earlier ...

Keep cool with these cool hats!

With temperatures soaring here in Southern Ontario (it’s expected to feel like 39C in Toronto today), everyone is trying to figure out how to beat the heat. The Red Cross recommends that people drink lots of water and take breaks in order to stay ...

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