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Photo of the Day: Imagine No More Bullies

Yesterday in Toronto, the Canadian Red Cross held an event on the important and very timely topic of bullying prevention. The event’s special host was Anne-Marie Mediwake, Co-Anchor of CBC News Toronto at 5. During the event, a panel of experts ...

Zombie apocalypse focus of new emergency preparedness campaign in BC

If your hometown suddenly turned into a scene from Night of the Living Dead, how would you survive? The British Columbia government believes if you are prepared for a fictional zombie attack, then you are prepared for any real disaster that mi...

Three cheers for our Community Support Workers!

May 19 is Personal Support Worker Day in Ontario. The Canadian Red Cross is the largest non-profit provider of Personal Support and Homemaking Services in the province. Red Cross CSWs provided more than 4 million hours of care to more than 29,000 cli...

These boots are made for singing in the rain

As a Red Crosser, I believe in having the right clothes for the occasion. And by occasion, I don’t mean which event you’re going to. I am talking about the weather. In Canada, the weather can be very unpredictable. During this time of year, y...

Photo of the Day: Buckles takes to the Hill

Tomorrow is National Lifejacket Day. To get into the spirit, we sent one of our top-notch representatives to Parliament Hill today: our water safety mascot, Buckles (the super smiley lifejacket). While there, he met with MPs and other movers-and-sh...

Emergency Preparedness Week: Tune-in to the next coolest emergency accessory

There has been a lot of buzz this past week about fanny packs being the hottest emergency preparedness accessory. While no one can deny that fanny packs are very hip, there is another emergency accessory that’s also making some noise: Radios.  “Ra...

Photo of the Day: Fergie Jenkins Foundation helping to strike out violence and abuse

Last weekend, the Fergie Jenkins Foundation showed its support for the Canadian Red Cross RespectED: Violence and Abuse prevention program while at the Sportscard @ Memorabilia Expo in Toronto.  The foundation raised $7,500 for the program by selli...

Photo of the Day: Helping families to be ready

Next week is Emergency Preparedness Week – an awareness week to encourage Canadians to be prepared for disasters where they live. Since we’re super keeners (it’s never too early to be prepared!), we’re getting a jump start by hosting emergency p...

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