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Jul 02, 2020, 09:00 ET Study shows pandemic affecting Canadians' consumption of alcohol and cannabis

Young adults draw caution from Red Cross, CCSA OTTAWA, ON, July 2, 2020 /CNW/ - Latest results from an ongoing Pan Canadian study by the Canadian Red Cross suggest a portion of adults who use alcohol ...


May 19, 2020, 10:00 ET Applications open for new $350 Million Emergency Community Support Fund

OTTAWA, May 19, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross, Community Foundations of Canada and United Way Centraide Canada today launched calls for applications for the new Emergency Community Support Fund ...


Apr 30, 2020, 10:24 ET Canadian Red Cross study says pandemic taking a toll on young adults

OTTAWA, April 30, 2020 /CNW/ - A new study conducted by Leger for the Canadian Red Cross shows living in the COVID-19 era has left nearly half of young adults in Canada experiencing excessive anxiety ...


Apr 09, 2020, 17:34 ET Canadian Red Cross adapts to meet community needs

Mobilizing volunteers across the country in response to COVID-19 OTTAWA, April 9, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross continues to adapt its services to address community needs emerging as a result...


Mar 16, 2020, 16:24 ET Statement - Canadian Red Cross warns of a fraudulent offer of face masks

Sender claims to be Red Cross OTTAWA, March 16, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross is warning of a fraudulent offer for face masks that is circulating by text, email and on social media. The sender...


Feb 20, 2020, 11:49 ET Canadian Red Cross sends team to Japan to assist Canadians in hospital with Coronavirus

OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross is sending a team of aid workers to Japan to provide crucial assistance to Canadian passengers that have tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19...


Feb 06, 2020, 17:43 ET Canadian Red Cross to assist individuals arriving at CFB Trenton

Focus will be on addressing immediate needs of individuals TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross is providing assistance to Canadians who will arrive on a government-chartered aircraft ...


May 03, 2019, 15:15 ET Canadian Red Cross providing financial aid for flooding relief

Red Cross is registering impacted residents, assessing needs and delivering support OTTAWA, May 3, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross has announced financial assistance for households in affected...


Mar 26, 2019, 07:00 ET Canadian Red Cross Sends Emergency Field Hospital to Mozambique

OTTAWA, March 26, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross is sending its emergency field hospital to Mozambique to bring urgent health care to communities that have been devastated by Tropical Cyclone...


Mar 25, 2019, 15:00 ET Media advisory: Canadian Red Cross Prepares More Aid for Mozambique

OTTAWA, March 25, 2019 /CNW/ - What: The Canadian Red Cross will be making an important announcement about its emergency aid response in Mozambique on Tuesday morning. Additional information will be...


Oct 22, 2018, 08:00 ET One month on: Red Cross continues to support needs following Ottawa-Gatineau tornadoes

Additional Red Cross financial aid available for impacted residents OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - One month ago, residents in the Ottawa-Gatineau area were reeling from the impact of tornadoes that...


Jun 21, 2018, 08:00 ET Canadians impacted by disasters are going digital, Red Cross study confirms

Facebook is online platform of choice for alerts following emergencies TORONTO, June 21, 2018 /CNW/ - As Canadians face a growing number of disasters and emergencies across the country, they are...


May 01, 2018, 08:00 ET Two years after the fires: Canadian Red Cross continues to help people recover in Fort McMurray

To date, 89.5 per cent of funds raised have been spent or committed EDMONTON, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross today released its two year update summarizing the relief and recovery work...


Nov 27, 2017, 07:00 ET Survey reveals a year of disasters has Canadians wanting to give back

Majority of Canadians feel compelled to donate to charity or volunteer this holiday season TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2017 /CNW/ - A new Ipsos survey for the Canadian Red Cross finds that in light of the...


Oct 31, 2017, 13:00 ET Canadian Red Cross welcomes Government of Canada support to Myanmar refugee crisis

Red Cross on the ground providing humanitarian support in Bangladesh and Myanmar OTTAWA, Oct. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada today announced that for every eligible donation made by...


Sep 07, 2017, 05:00 ET Red Cross responds to Hurricane Irma

OTTAWA, Sept. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Red Cross is providing emergency assistance for Hurricane Irma, a category five hurricane that has become one of the strongest storms recorded in the Caribbean....


Aug 30, 2017, 07:00 ET Survey reveals one in three Canadians who witness cyber-bullying stand up to it

Parents, teachers must talk about bullying this back-to-school season TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - A new Ipsos survey for the Canadian Red Cross finds that more than one in three Canadians say they ...


Aug 04, 2017, 07:00 ET Active supervision can help prevent summer tragedies

The Canadian Red Cross urges parents to be attentive this season TORONTO, Aug. 4, 2017 /CNW/ - From lakes to rivers, pools to splash pads, water is everywhere this summer providing opportunities for...


Jul 23, 2017, 19:51 ET Canadian Red Cross welcomes the Government of Canada support to wildfire recovery

Funding will provide support to recovery efforts VICTORIA, July 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross welcomes the Government of Canada's announcement of support for community recovery as...


Jul 10, 2017, 11:01 ET Canadian Red Cross welcomes Province of B.C. support to wildfire response

$100M fund will provide much-needed help VICTORIA, July 10, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Red Cross welcomes the Province of British Columbia's announced $100 million fund to provide assistance to the...


Jul 06, 2017, 07:00 ET From decks to docks, practice water safety

The Canadian Red Cross wants Canadians to be water safe this summer TORONTO, July 6, 2017 /CNW/ - Enjoying pools and lakes is a great way to cool down when the temperature rises, but on average more...


Jun 01, 2017, 06:30 ET Be a better boater this summer

The Canadian Red Cross urges Canadians to practice water safety TORONTO, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - Every year hundreds of Canadians die tragically in boating incidents - the overwhelming majority of those ...


May 24, 2017, 14:00 ET Flood-impacted BC residents can apply for Red Cross financial assistance

KELOWNA, BC, May 24, 2017 /CNW/ - Thanks to generous donations from Canadians, the Red Cross is able to help households impacted by the flooding in British Columbia by providing direct financial...


May 18, 2017, 07:00 ET Canadian Red Cross announces $4 million to residents impacted by spring floods

OTTAWA, May 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Thanks to the generous support from Canadians, the Red Cross will provide direct financial assistance totalling $4 million to households impacted by the flooding in...


May 08, 2017, 11:39 ET Canadian Red Cross responds to flooding across Canada

OTTAWA, May 8, 2017 /CNW/ - The Red Cross is launching an appeal for financial donations to help Canadian individuals, families and communities affected by flooding in Quebec and several other...