Skip to content

Cold Weather (Page 4)

Filter Posts by Topic

 

Latest Posts

"Everything aligned" for a dramatic rescue in Squamish, BC

A woman is found frozen in remote Squamish, British Columbia. The story of her rescue seems almost impossible, combining luck with a dedicated team’s refusal to give up. 

Round-up: Updates from Belarus and Central African Republic

The Round-up offers a weekly sample of what our sister Red Cross Societies are working on around the world.

Know the signs of a cold-related emergency, and how to help

Spending time outside is a big part of many Canadians’ winters, but there is need for precautions to make sure everyone stays warm and avoids a cold-related emergency. What’s a cold-related emergency? When a person is exposed to cold temperatures it can cause their body temperature to decrease. 

Looking for a Last Minute Holiday Gift?

The holidays can get pretty busy, so it’s not surprising that many of us are left doing a little last minute gift shopping. Here are some suggestions for gifts to share this season.

Staying safe and warm this winter

It’s winter in Canada! This change in seasons means the chance to ice skate, sled, snowmobile, and build fantastic snowmen – it also means that it’s time to take extra care due to storms and extra cold conditions.  Enjoying winter weather while staying safe and warm takes some extra precautions. Here are some tips to keep you prepared.

Winter power outages: Are you prepared?

Winter can bring freezing rain, sleet storms, snow blizzards and extreme cold temperatures. These weather conditions can affect your home by damaging power lines and equipment, often resulting in power outages.

Stay safe and warm this winter with these cold weather tips

Winter brings an opportunity for more outdoor activities; however, it can also bring extreme weather with blizzards, storms and very cold temperatures. Be prepared to stay safe and warm all season long.

After a frightening moment, her life was saved

This is the touching story of Marc R. Côté, a Red Cross first aid instructor, who saved the life of a colleague who was choking. Would you have known what to do?

Canadian Red Cross News

Sign up for monthly email updates from redcross.ca.


About The Blog

The purpose of this blog, quite simply, is to talk. This blog is an opportunity for Red Cross staff, volunteers, supporters and friends to share stories about what is happening in your community and the important work you are doing. It is a tool that will help keep all of us connected.

Blog Archives