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The large Red Cross double decker bus

*This fun blog is courtesy of our Sister Society in Oregon This blog occasionally talks about how the Red Cross as a lifestyle isn't only about the life saving, yet also about style. When people think of the United Kingdom, one of the first styl...

Keeping your pets cool

Some of you would have met my pup, Shelby, last week when I introduced her as a Red Cross lifejacket model. She’s barely two years old and this will be my second summer with her. That said, I’ve never had pets before and I didn’t know how badly the h...

It’s getting hot in here!

With news today that  temperatures are going to continue to hover around the 30 degree mark at least for another day or two, we thought to share with you some tidbits on how our Red Cross sister societies are beating the heat. We understand it’s b...

Making a fashion statement....with lifejackets!

[slideshow]Today is Red Cross National Lifejacket Day. Every year in the news, we hear of drowning deaths that could have been avoided if the person was wearing a life jacket. So what’s the deal? Why don’t people wear life jackets? I’m sure you...

Karma had nothing to do with it.

It's Red Cross National Lifejacket Day and we asked Women's Post Marie “Mings” Nicola (aka @karmacakedotca) to share with us her tales of sea squalls and lifejackets. Check out this guest blog: The time that I felt the most afraid was also the tim...

Red Cross volunteer featured in the Toronto Star

Good news today! Check out the Toronto Star  and you'll see a story about one of our own, Audrey Wilson. She's been a Red Cross volunteer for 54 years and on Thursday she will receive the Order of the Red Cross. It’s the highest honour given without ...

Lifejacket safety poll

National Life Jacket Safety Day is coming up on May 20, so we thought we'd do this quick little poll to see how many people are wearing life jackets when they're on the water. Give us a hand! Take two seconds and place your vote here: http://twtpo...

New Red Cross agreement with the Pickering Fire Services

On May 5th, the Canadian Red Cross and Pickering Fire Services signed a Memorandum of Agreement during a ceremony at the Pickering Fire Services Headquarters.  With the agreement, the Canadian Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance program in Durha...

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