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Coquitlam Steps Up

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

When Rose Samaniego first heard about the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, her first thought was one of deep worry. She was ...

Here Are My Five Favourite Things

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

Thank goodness there is more to talk about than Rob Ford and Miley this week -- I refuse to give either one of them air time (even though I just did, right there). I found a really cute Etsy video, a delicious quinoa snack (to buy, not make), some amazing gift-wrapping ideas for the holidays, a revealing video and suggestions on how to help people in the Philippines.

SavvyMom Roundup: Mommy Wars and Advice from Gwyneth

Minnow Hamilton | Posted 08.27.2013 | Canada Living
Minnow Hamilton

It's all about mommy wars this week. That's what caught my attention. 1. The mommy wars show no sign of dissipating despite the progress we have mad...

Seven Reasons to Visit Calgary After the Flood

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.23.2013 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

As we observe the historic flood and the damage it has done to this marvellous city and its neighbours, I wanted to list the great many things to celebrate about Calgary and southern Alberta. It's a reminder of why you should visit, once the water has receded and the restoration has begun.

Ask Elizabeth: Finding Mobility Aids for Stroke Survivors on a Budget

Natalie Strouth | Posted 06.02.2013 | Canada Living
Natalie Strouth

Coming home from the hospital following an illness or surgery can be overwhelming in an already stressful time and it's important to have a plan based...

Red Cross Trying To Get Back Into Homs

CBC | Posted 04.26.2012 | Canada

The Red Cross says it has failed to gain access to the beseiged rebel stronghold of Baba Amr in the Syrian city of Homs but was able to c...

A New Idea For Charitable Donations: Give Blood

CBC | Posted 02.23.2012 | Canada Living

Canadian Blood Services is asking for help this holiday season. The organization hopes to ship about 70,000 units of blood to...

Red Cross To Help Attawapiskat Reserve

The Huffington Post Canada | Lauren Strapagiel | Posted 11.26.2011 | Canada

The Canadian Red Cross will help bring aid to the Attawapiskat reserve in Northern Ontario where a state of emergency has been declared due to deplora...