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Update on Red Cross in Attawapiskat

*Photo credit: Johan H. Campbell  [slideshow] Canadian Red Cross brought its third load of supplies to help families in Attawapiskat this morning. Thanks to generous donations from Canadians the Red Cross is able to procure, transport and distribute...

Sending supplies to Attawapiskat

[slideshow] Canadian Red Cross volunteer photographer Johan Hallberg Campbell and I arrived in Timmins yesterday morning to work with the volunteers here helping with the Red Cross response in Attawapiskat. It’s the weekend and Timmins Red Cros...

Photo of the Day: Red Cross aid in Attawapiskat

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! *This photo was taken by the CBC and posted on Twitter by reporter Adrienne Arsenault (@adriearsenault) ...

Learning to swim

[slideshow] Check out these cute photos from a recent swim program with the Mattagami First Nations in Timmins. Shout out to the instructors, Kayla Lessard, Natasha Kullas, and Ashley Kullas, who were in the water with these 25 children. Also, Dar...

A new partnership to blog about

 * Guest blog by Red Crosser Melanie Goodchild-Southwind, Senior Manager, First Nations Projects. The Canadian Red Cross in Ontario is making great strides in the work we do with our First Nations communities. We wanted to share with you news abou...

RespectED in profile

*Guest blog by Red Crosser Melanie Goodchild-Southwind Last week an excited and committed group gathered in an Aurora, Ontario hotel room for four days to get to know each other, eat some Thai food, share some laughs and receive some important trai...

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