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A Haiti story that silenced a room

When Jean-Pierre told this story at a luncheon for donors yesterday, the audience was so captivated that you could hear a pin drop. It was five days into the Red Cross operations in Haiti and a woman came running into the Red Cross base camp holdi...

Red Cross in Haiti

We're super lucky to have Red Cross delegate Jean-Pierre Taschereau visiting Ontario this week to provide updates to staff, volunteers, donors and media on the work Red Cross is doing in Haiti. Immediately following the Haiti earthquake, Jean-...

A special message for a safe summer

Posting a news release on our blog is not something we would normally do, but we are especially concerned about the number of drownings that have happened in Ontario over the past few weeks. We wanted to take every opportunity possible to share remin...

RespectED in profile

*Guest blog by Red Crosser Melanie Goodchild-Southwind Last week an excited and committed group gathered in an Aurora, Ontario hotel room for four days to get to know each other, eat some Thai food, share some laughs and receive some important trai...

Twister touches down

We heard a tornado might strike in Ontario yesterday, and unfortunately it did touch down in Midland. Midland Mayor Jim Downer declared a state of emergency almost immediately after the twister touched down, but the good news is that media reports...

When thunder roars, go indoors!

As though an earthquake wasn’t enough for Ontarians today, the Weather Network is warning that we could be in for some major thunder storms with possible hail in Southern and Central Ontario. Like the storm trackers from the movie “Twister,” we’ve be...

Did you feel that?

Did you feel that? That seems to be the question of the day. An earthquake hit eastern Ontario and yes, we felt it! Our headquarters in Mississauga felt the tremors and our national office in Ottawa was evacuated. Thankfully, we work for the Re...

RedCrossTalks top 10 gift ideas for the Red Cross Dad

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we wanted to help the last minute shoppers who are looking for that special something for their Red Cross dad. Here are our Top 10 gift ideas for the Red Cross Dad.Gift idea #1: Disaster Diner Gift BasketThi...

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