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Financial aid to residents impacted by New Brunswick flood

May 16, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross has announced direct financial assistance to eligible New Brunswickers impacted by the spring flood, providing $300 per household. These funds are not intended to replace losses but to help meet basic needs that each recipient household can determine for themselves.
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Banks Rally Together To Support Canadian Red Cross’ New Brunswick Flood Relief Efforts

May 09, 2018 - TORONTO – Ten banks have come together to help the Canadian Red Cross provide immediate and long-lasting relief for those affected by flooding in New Brunswick. Support includes opening branch locations and online networks for donations, providing corporate contributions totaling approximately $100,000, mobilizing employee fundraising and other important initiatives led by individual banks.
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Canadian Red Cross set to end registration for financial support program - New Brunswick ice storm

February 16, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross will stop accepting new applications at the end of this week for emergency financial aid to those most severely impacted financially by the January 24-25, 2017  ice storm and related power outages in New Brunswick.
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Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts in Lac-Mégantic

July 10, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that ten banks in Canada are accepting cash donations in support of Red Cross relief efforts in Lac-Mégantic following a major fire caused by a train explosion.
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Red Cross congratulates participants of World’s Largest Swimming Lesson

June 14, 2012 -

The Canadian Red Cross congratulates participants from all across Canada who took part in attempting to set a new Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson.


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