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Canadian Red Cross honours its volunteers during National Volunteer Week

April 13, 2015 - This week, the Canadian Red Cross honours its volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 12-18.
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Regina resident receives highest Red Cross honour

September 17, 2014 - (Regina, Sept. 17, 2014) Regina resident Victor Thomas received the Order of Red Cross on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Inaugural RED Gala, which raised $250,000 for the Red Cross in Saskatchewan.

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North Battleford resident honoured with highest Red Cross award

September 15, 2014 - (Saskatoon, Sept. 15, 2014) North Battleford resident, Rose Benson, received the Order of Red Cross at a ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. 

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Canadian Red Cross appoints new Board Members

August 15, 2014 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce the appointment of six new Board Members to the Board of Directors.
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Canadian Red Cross honours its volunteers during National Volunteer Week

April 07, 2014 - This week, the Canadian Red Cross celebrates all volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 6-12. Every year, Red Cross volunteers generously donate their time to improve the lives of those in need across Canada. “This is an opportunity to honour and thank the vast network of volunteers who are an integral part of the Society, contributing to our humanitarian work that is carried out in communities from coast to coast,” said Conrad Sauvé, Secretary General and CEO of the Canadian Red Cross.
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ANNUAL OPERATIONAL REPORT: The Red Cross is Ready to Respond Throughout Quebec -

January 10, 2014 -

Across Quebec, the Red Cross' humanitarian mission is realized through numerous activities such as emergency assistance to those affected by disasters, swimming and water safety courses, first aid courses and disaster preparedness.


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ANNUAL OPERATIONAL REPORT: The Red Cross is Ready to Respond Throughout Quebec

January 09, 2014 - Across Quebec, the Red Cross' humanitarian mission is realized through numerous activities such as emergency assistance to those affected by disasters, swimming and water safety courses, first aid courses and disaster preparedness.
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Two Red Cross volunteers honoured at the Hommage bénévolat-Québec ceremony

April 25, 2013 -

During the award ceremony for the Hommage bénévolat-Québec, held last Tuesday at the Vieille-Capitale, Ms. Pauline Marois, Premier of Quebec, and Ms. Agnès Maltais, Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity, responsible for community action and volunteer action, acknowledged the commitment and dedication of Mishell Potvin from Jonquière and Joël Filion from Lévis, both Red Cross volunteers. The Hommage bénévolat-Québec award is issued to underscore the outstanding commitment and valuable contribution of volunteers from all Quebec regions. Its purpose is to reward the efforts of citizens in their communities in order to foster and develop volunteerism.


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Canadian Red Cross honours National Volunteer Week

April 21, 2013 -

This week, the Canadian Red Cross honours its volunteers during National Volunteer Week, April 21-27. Every year, tens of thousands of volunteers from coast to coast donate their time and energy to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Canada.


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Matane honours a Red Cross pioneer

September 06, 2012 - On its 75 anniversary, the City of Matane is naming one of its main parks after Mélanie Joncas, a Red Cross pioneer in the region. The announcement will be made official at a large picnic on September 8.
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