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Are you ready for another winter wallop?

Groundhog predictions notwithstanding (Wiarton Willie may have gotten it wrong this year), friends in Ontario and Atlantic Canada are getting ready for another blast of winter.   As always, the Canadian Red Cross recommends you stay informed and f...

Tech Talk: Feeling the flu? There's an app for that! 



With the early onset of flu season this year, many Canadians' immune systems have been caught off guard. So what does the technologically-inclined Red Crosser do when they feel the onset of flu symptoms? When chicken soup won't cut it (and when you a...

Tech Talk: How technology can predict disease outbreaks

Have you ever searched the Internet for symptoms or remedies for a suspected illness like a cold or flu? You aren't alone, according to Google. Millions of people around the world search for health information online and certain search terms tend...

Photo of the Day: Red Cross Out of the Cold Program serves hot meals in Toronto

The Out of the Cold program is a city-wide program in Toronto that the Red Cross supports by providing a hot meal to those in need and operating emergency shelters for Toronto's homeless community. Out of the Cold feeds about 120 people every Saturda...

Photo of the day: Snowy day in Calgary

Guest entry by Matt O’Connor, Digital Communications Coordinator in Calgary This is what it looks like outside the Calgary Red Cross office today. It seems that the wintery weather stretches all the way from the American East coast to Alberta. Cal...

Photo of the Day: Rescuers get kudos

Every day, we publish a photo to show the Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! We love sharing stories of people who turn first aid training into lifesaving actions. This group of Walma...

Photo of the Day: Preparing for Pink Shirt Day in Saskatchewan

Every day, we publish a photo to show the Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know! 12,321 pink shirts poured into the Canadian Red Cross office in Regina this week! Thousands of students an...

Photo of the Day: Macedonian Red Cross volunteers

Every day, we publish a photo to show Red Cross at work across the country or around the world. Do you have a photo to share? Let us know.

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