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Special delivery! Mayors show support for Meals on Wheels

On March 21, some of our Meals on Wheels clients in Ontario had a surprise: their meals were delivered to them by their local mayor! The mayors were participating in the annual Mayors for Meals campaign to help raise awareness about nutritional iss...

Red Cross wins a prestigious radio ad award

We have some very exciting news that we wanted to share with you. This afternoon, the Canadian Red Cross and Bell Media won a Crystal Award for their “Just Seconds” Public Service Announcement. The Crystal Awards are part of Canadian Music Week, w...

How we would prepare Katniss for the “Hunger Games”

Have “Hunger Games” on the brain? The film version of the first book from this popular trilogy is set to hit theatres soon. If you haven’t heard of this futuristic story before, it’s about 12 young men and 12 young women who are chosen to compete to ...

Photo of the Day: Red Cross responds to earthquake in Mexico

The Mexican Red Cross has been responding, including providing medical support, after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck near Acapulco yesterday. The quake was also felt in the country’s capital, Mexico City, where buildings were evacuated. The...

Remember to always “Keep Calm and Carry On”

If the Red Cross public affairs department in Ontario had a catchphrase, it would be: “Keep Calm @ Carry On.”  We say this phrase all the time. As people who work for a disaster aid and relief organization, it definitely speaks to us and helps to...

Food Friday: Some St. Patrick’s Day treats

*Every Friday is all about food on Red Cross Talks – everything from Red Cross inspired recipes to emergency food tips and solutions  Tomorrow is St. Patrick’s Day, and for those of you who are celebrating, we hope you have a safe and merry day! ...

Photo of the Day: Keeping kids healthy in Niger

Today’s photo is courtesy of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC). Ninety percent of the children and 80 percent of the mothers coming to the Integrated Health Center in the village of Kofo are malnourished...

Tick tock, this weekend don’t forget to change your clocks!

For those of you springing your clocks forward tomorrow night for the start of daylight savings time, we thought we’d share with you some of our favourite red clocks that we found online by Googling the term “red clocks”. Just a reminder: as you are...

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