Alberta News and Stories

Alberta News and Stories

Reducing the Risk

With snow melting, sun shining and summer on its way, volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross headed out on the streets and dirt roads of Rocky View County, Alberta in April.

Volunteer Profile: Wes Jones

This week’s feature volunteer is Winnipeg’s Wes Jones, who has been with the Canadian Red Cross for more than two years.

Volunteer Profile: Francisco Rodriguez

This week’s featured Manitoba volunteer is Francisco Rodriguez of Winnipeg, who has been a volunteer for about two years.

Recovery continues in Fort McMurray as Red Cross releases Alberta Fires One Year Report

One year after a devastating wildfire swept through the Fort McMurray area, the Canadian Red Cross continues to support the people of Fort McMurray and area as they recover from the disaster.

Small Businesses Receive Second Phase of Financial Assistance after the Alberta Wildfires

More than 1,600 eligible small businesses are receiving financial assistance after the second phase of the Canadian Red CrossSupport to Small Business Program.

At first reluctant to ask for help, Fort McMurray man finds overwhelming support

Everett Snow is a man who likes to give back as much as he can, and for this he credits the example set for him growing up. 

Building Bridges through Water Safety

A conference can build a bridge, not just between those working in the same industry, but between cultures. This year’s Water Safety conference addressed the way in which different cultures associate with water. One population impacted is Syrian refugees.

Alberta Fires Appeal: Your donation in action

As the Canadian Red Cross continues its response to massive wildfires in the Fort McMurray area, donations from generous and compassionate Canadians from across the country are helping to provide accommodations, food, water and supplies to evacuees. 

Canadian Red Cross responds to inaccurate media reports on Alberta Flood operations

The Canadian Red Cross is a national community-based organization committed to working alongside local partners in meeting the needs of the most vulnerable

Canadian Red Cross responds to fires in Alberta

Massive wildfires have triggered the largest fire-related evacuation in Alberta history with more than 70,000 individuals displaced due to evacuation orders.