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Possible best gift this holiday season? Learning CPR

There are a number of things we can do to protect our families and also reduce our chances of having a heart attack this holiday season. The first and most important thing is to take a CPR class. With 70 per cent of cardiac arrests happening at home, a CPR class provides you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to know what to do in an emergency. 

Photo of the Day: Providing some holiday cheer

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! (L to R) Sylvie Dicaire, Caroline Caron, Laura Imhoff, Lori Thompson, Serenna Besserer  This picture was ta...

Transportation Service Day: Road trips for a good cause

October is Community Support Month in Ontario – a time to celebrate and acknowledge our staff and volunteers who provide support to vulnerable members of their communities every day. Several times a week, Bill Beattie gets behind the wheel of a vehic...

Community Care Week: Client gives care back

October is Community Support Month in Ontario – a time to celebrate and acknowledge our staff and volunteers who provide support to vulnerable members of their communities every day. Last week was Community Care Week in Ontario and the Canadian R...

A friendly voice can brighten the day

* Guest blog by Colleen Lowe, senior communications advisor with the Red CrossOctober is Community Support Month in Ontario – a time to celebrate and acknowledge our staff and volunteers who provide support to vulnerable members of their communities ...

Meals on Wheels volunteer keeps on going

October is Community Support Month in Ontario – a time to celebrate and acknowledge our staff and volunteers who provide support to vulnerable members of their communities every day. Every Thursday since November 1987, Doug Bold has volunteered with ...

Delivering compassion throughout Cape Breton

September is Continuing Care Month in Nova Scotia. We’re profiling Red Crossers in recognition of all the great work they do in caring for people outside of a hospital setting. Cathy Oakley travels all over Cape Breton and Guysborough County in N...

Supporting people at home with a smile and a song

September is Continuing Care Month in Nova Scotia. We’re profiling Red Crossers in recognition of all the great work they do in caring for people outside of a hospital setting. Canadian Red Cross home support worker Lynn Akanbi can’t help but lau...

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