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Photo blog: World Humanitarian Day

Today, August 19, marks World Humanitarian Day - a day to pay tribute to all of the humanitarian workers who have lost their lives doing their job. Today, the Red Cross commemorates all volunteers and staff, especially those in Syria, where more ...

Photo of the Day: Team building gets dicey for Global Issues Symposium resource leaders

Guest blog by James Park Things are getting a bit dicey for the Global Issues Symposium for Youth team as they partake in a team building exercise to balance five dice on popsicle sticks. Every year, the Canadian Red Cross in British Columbia hosts ...

Photo of the Day: Speaking out to Youth

Earlier this week we shared a video about International Youth Day  and how the IFRC has launched the Your Voice campaign  for individuals all across the globe to voice their opinion on the most important humanitarian priorities for the years to c...

Photo of the Day: Health care in danger

For 150 years, the ICRC has been providing medical care in times of war or conflict. Providing heath care in conflict can be both difficult and dangerous. Teams are forced to work in the best conditions they can find which sometimes lack basic eq...

International Youth Day: We need your voice

Today is International Youth Day! To celebrate, the Red Cross Red Crescent has launched the Your Voice campaign. Starting today until the end of September, people around the world can express their hopes, visions and aspirations for the future throug...

Trio pedals For Lac-Megantic relief funds

Ten days ago, three McGill University students left on a 1300km bike ride to raise funds for the victims of Lac-Megantic. Starting in Lac-Megantic, Nigel, Hans, and Mike will take about two weeks to make the trek all the way to Charlottetown, PEI...

Hockey hospitality in High River

Guest entry by Calli Forbes, Communications Coordinator, Canadian Red Cross When it comes to hockey, especially the Calgary Flames, Jeremy Kroeker knows his stuff. The High River resident, who lives with special needs, can rattle off statis...

Photos: Red Cross takes part in Stampede Parade

I was part of a small group of Canadian Red Cross staff and volunteers who proudly took part in the Calgary Stampede parade last Friday. We were included as a special tribute entry along with numerous first responders and agencies involved in flo...

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