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Photo of the Day: Red Cross ready in Moose Cree

The Red Cross in Moose Cree First Nation in Northern Ontario off the James Bay coast is teaching the community to Be Ready for disasters.The Red Cross is participating in the Gathering of Our People, an annual festival celebrating First Nations cul...

Photo of the Day: Moose Cree First Nation Prepare for "Be Ready"

Left to right: Serenna Besserer, Tony Hearn, Jen Duke Holmes, Sarah Marsden, Mahogany McGuire Canadian Red Cross staff and volunteers traveled to Moose Cree First Nation to research information to create “Be Ready”. Be Ready is a new personal prepar...

First staff member hired in Moose Cree First Nation satellite office

We would like to extend a warm welcome to the first staff member to be hired in the Moose Cree First Nation satellite office, Laurie Mark. Laurie will be working part-time as a RespectED coordinator. Laurie was born and raised in Moosonee a...

Canadian Red Cross celebrates strength and spirit at Moose Cree First Nation office

The Canadian Red Cross celebrates the opening of the first Red Cross office in a First Nation community in Ontario. The first programs to operate from the satellite office will be education around disaster management and violence and abuse prevention...

Photo of the Day: Tipi of Courage facilitates HIV outreach in Aboriginal communities

Representatives from southern Alberta First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities gather for a Tipi Transfer ceremony in Calgary. The ceremony allows the Canadian Red Cross Tipi of Courage to be set up in regional events. The Tipi of Courage is a co...

Photo of the Day: Red Cross office opens in Moose Cree First Nation

*Photos by Johan Hallberg-Campbell Last week, the Canadian Red Cross opened a satellite office in Moose Cree First Nation, located near Moosonee on the coast of James Bay. This is the first Red Cross office in a First Nation community in Ontario a...

Photo of the Day: Red Cross and Moose Cree First Nations

On November 14, 2012, the Canadian Red Cross will open a satellite office at Moose Cree First Nation. This is the first Red Cross office in a First Nation community in Ontario and the second in Canada. Working closely with the Red Cross branch offi...

Tech Talk: How the mayor of Iqaluit uses social media to dispel rumours

In an emergency, rumours and misinformation can make the difference between an informed public and a panicked one. Madeleine Redfern, the mayor of Iqaluit, uses social media to ensure her community has the correct information they need in emergency...

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