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High Fives! Social Ambassadors receive awards

Congrats to two of our Social Ambassadors Joallore Alon(@clickflickca) and Amber MacArthur (@ambermac) who both received Injury Prevention Awards at a special Red Cross awards ceremony!Joallore was recognized for his support in helping the Red Cross ...

Photo of the Day: Harper Government announces CanadaSummer Jobs initiative

@ Yesterday the Harper Government launched their 2013 CanadaSummer Jobs initiative. As a result of the initiative, 36,000 students will gain valuable work experience this summer. Dr. Kellie Leitch made the announcement yesterday on behalf of H...

Canadian Red Cross celebrates World Red Cross Day

Staff at the Canadian Red Cross Sault Ste. Marie branch got their bake on in preparation of World Red Cross Day and our founder, Henri Dunant's birthday. Almost 200 cupcakes were baked, decorated and individually packaged and are being sold at the ...

CPR & Mad Men: Confidence from the boardroom to a cardiac emergency

TV's favourite ad men and women returned to television screens across North America last night and if you saw the latest episode you can probably understand why we're interested in a particular scene. Don and Megan's doorman suffers a sudden car...

Tech Talk: The future of First Aid may be in your phone

As we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the mobile phone, it is really amazing to think about all of the innovation in mobile phone technology and how it impacts our health, provides life-saving information, and provides information in a disaster or ...

Queen’s University prepares to get certified in Mouth to Mouth for Canadian Red Cross Awareness Week

As part of their emphasis on giving back to the community, last week was Canadian Red Cross Awareness Week on Queen’s University campus in Kingston, Ontario. With a special focus on water safety, first aid and CPR initiatives, the Queen's Red Cross...

Tech Talk: Bringing life back to abandoned phone booths

A small community in Northern Ireland has brought life back to their abandoned phone booth by retrofitting it with an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). The community of Crossgar, population 1500, has also had more than 10% of its population...

Clowning around at the Red Cross

Guest entry by Colleen Lowe, Communications Manager in Ontario Shortly after retiring from his job at the local hydro station, Rick Nienhuis noticed a sign recruiting volunteers for the Sarnia Red Cross branch in Ontario. It piqued his curiosity and...

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