For Mother’s Day at TRC it’s the gift of volunteering together with family that hits home

For some mothers and daughters, quality time together could be cooking or baking or going out for brunch. For others it’s picking up a chainsaw to clear out debris after a tornado. Their first step, their first taste of solid food, the first day of school, these are some of a mother’s fondest memories of her child. At Team Rubicon Canada (TRC) it’s something different.... Read More »

National Volunteer Month: Greyshirt Spotlight

| Posted By: Helen Lialias
National Volunteer Month: Greyshirt Spotlight

April is national volunteer month and we’re taking a look at why our Canadian Greyshirts decided to join and volunteer with Team Rubicon Canada (TRC).  Our Greyshirt spotlight this month features Eric Depenau who is the Deputy Administrator for the Prince George Metro. He is a Lieutenant in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Primary Reserve and spent time with the BC Wildfire Service from 2011 – 2020.  When I joined Team Rubicon, I had spent nearly a decade in emergency... Read More »

Operation Bridgegap: Reflections from Ronin Jong

| Posted By: Helen Lialias
Operation Bridgegap: Reflections from Ronin Jong

After hearing about the organization during my previous service with another NGO, I joined Team Rubicon Canada (TRC) last year ready to tackle earthquakes, floods, muckouts, tornadoes, and other ‘big’ incidents as I had been doing elsewhere for almost a decade, but with the added TRC ‘secret sauce’. Who better to take on a disaster than military veterans, first responders, and kickass civilians? However, the... Read More »

And Then There Were Four: Meet the Team Rubicon Canada Staff

| Posted By: Bryan Riddell
And Then There Were Four: Meet the Team Rubicon Canada Staff

We’re thrilled to announce we’ve hit a significant milestone in our growth as a disaster response charity. Team Rubicon Canada officially welcomes three new staff members to our National Headquarters. Our organization is now poised to take on a greater, more impactful role in disaster relief operations in Canada and abroad. Ashley Pardy-Serre, Director of Development With a Master’s degree in International Development and another... Read More »

Team Rubicon Canada Launches Response To Unprecedented Flooding In New Brunswick

New Brunswick is currently entering the Recovery Phase of the worst flooding in the Province’s history, displacing over 1000 people from their homes, and leaving nearly 7000 without electricity. Nearly 140 provincial roads, bridges, and culverts have been affected by the flooding, with more than 100 roads closed. As the waters begin to recede, Team Rubicon Canada, a veteran-led disaster response organization, is taking action... Read More »

BIG News!

| Posted By: Bryan Riddell
BIG News!

We are elated to announce that the Canada Revenue Agency has granted Team Rubicon Canada CHARITABLE STATUS!!! We would like to thank all of our supporters who have contributed to the success of our organization during this process. We could not have achieved this without all of you championing TR the whole way. We would also like to thank STIHL, Vallen, Via Rail and our kick-ass private donors for their generosity. Additionally, we... Read More »