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The Redwood exhibit at the Toronto History Museums’ exhibit, Transforming Grief: Loss and Togetherness in COVID-19!

CBC Metro Morning – April 5, 2023 – Interview with Evan Tapper, The Redwood’s longest-serving volunteer and the Director of the School of Continuing Studies at the Ontario College of Art and Design, who is the artist and facilitator of The Redwood’s participation in the Toronto History Museums‘ exhibit, Transforming Grief: Loss and Togetherness in COVID-19.

CJRU 1280AM The Final Word

An RV to tackle gender-based violence, scientific breakthroughs, and Ontario’s lifted mandates

CJRU 1280 AM – March 6, 2022 – Interview with Mary Choy, director of programs & client services at The Redwood on kickstarting an RV that will bring anti-gender-based violence counselling and prevention directly to survivors

Crafty mother’s skills aid abused women

Interview with Catherine May, Senior Director, Fundraising & Communications at The Redwood

Shelli Oh on Global News

How Shelli Oh, a Redwood volunteer, uses her talents and skills to build confidence for fellow survivors of domestic violence

Global News – May 29, 2021 – Interview with Shelli Oh, friend, and volunteer at The Redwood, on celebrating her Indonesian-Canadian heritage and using sewing as a creative outlet and a way to build confidence for survivors


“The Redwood helped me with support, counselling, and career motivation…”

CityTV News – December 15, 2020 – Interview with Jessica, past Redwood client

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How Black-led shelters are battling racism against women seeking refuge from violence

CBC News – July 18, 2020 – Interview with Abi Ajibolade, Executive Director of The Redwood

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The Redwood implements iDetermine online support system for women at risk

CP24 Live – May 18, 2020 – Interview with Akilah Downey, Volunteer and Communications Coordinator at The Redwood

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The Redwood and other shelters offering extra online support to women during pandemic

The National – May 13, 2020 – Mention of idetermine.ca, The Redwood’s new chat and text crisis option

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How The Redwood is responding to COVID-19

NOW Magazine – April 10, 2020 – Interview with The Redwood’s Catherine May, Director, Fundraising and Communications and Tanisha Sri Bhaggiyadatta, Program Manager, Resident Services

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Rogers announces partnership with The Redwood and other shelters

Interview with Akilah Downey, Volunteer and Communications Coordinator at The Redwood