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Event: York Region branch’s first official youth art show

If you’re in the area, head downto the Canadian Red Cross York Region’s Youth Art Show tonight. It’s an art show and silent auction all-in-one. Art created by participants of Red Cross Humanitarian Issues Workshops in York Region will be display...

Photo Tuesday: Holiday Inn shows their holiday spirit with donation

Every Tuesday, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the province or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! This week's photo comes from Fund Development Manager Nancy Twerdohlib,  who received a $500 donation on ...

Donate to the Red Cross? There’s an app for that!

In the world of technology, this year has been the year of all things relating to smartphones and computer tablets. And so, working with Artez Interactive, the Canadian Red Cross is getting in on the action, launching our first-ever smartphone applic...

Celebrating World Jazz for Haiti CD

We’re excited to tell you that one of the artists from the World Jazz for Haiti CD, David Clayton-Thomas, will be performing live on Canada AM on Tuesday at 8:50 a.m. 

“Pedaling with Purpose” – The Ride for Red comes to an end

They did it! Congrats to The Ride for Red team who completed their 4,000 km journey in Santa Monica, CA on Friday. The team, consisting of Miss Canada 2009 and three Olympic bobsledders, had been cycling 40 days in Canada and the US to raise ...

Mom and daughter join together for Red Cross

Literally! Red Cross Timmins branch volunteer, Carole McIntyre and her daughter Sydney recently created a new definition of “family bonding." The duo had themselves handcuffed together by a police officer in the centre of Timmins Square shopping c...

The Ride for Red is on the move

Do you like riding your bike? Do you like it so much that you would bike 4000 km in 40 days in 2 countries to raise $1 million? Well, we have found four individuals who do like it that much. Miss Canada 2009 and three Olympic bobsledders are takin...

Dear Greg...put the toilet seat down!

For the love of humanity, put down the toilet seat!  That was the plea of a disgruntled woman on Twitter challenging her other half to finally lower the seat. The call to action grabbed headlines – and an entire billboard in a busy street in S...

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