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Canadian Red Cross in the News
Syria crisis: A call to support and protect women coping with the effects of conflict in Syria

March 13, 2015 - As the Syria crisis enters its fifth year in March 2015, the Canadian Red Cross joins International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement partners in calling for greater efforts to protect and support Syrian women and girls, in particular, who are exposed to multiple forms of violence and who badly need access to critical healthcare services. 

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Red Cross reveals new design for iconic pink shirt

February 24, 2015 -

REGINA, February 24, 2015 – A fresh, bold look for the iconic pink shirt is being revealed for Red Cross Day of Pink. 
“We’ve gone to a much darker pink than in previous years and we also feature a large Imagine No Bullying statement on the back of the shirt,” said Richard Kies, Provincial Development Manager for the Red Cross in Saskatchewan.

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Red Cross searching for next Humanitarian Award recipients

January 21, 2015 -

(Regina, January 21, 2015) The Canadian Red Cross in Saskatchewan is once again asking the public for nominations for the prestigious Young Humanitarian of the Year Award and the Humanitarian of the Year Award. These awards will be presented at the Red Cross Power of Humanity Gala happening in November 2015. 

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Canadian Red Cross responding to individuals affected by two apartment fires in Regina

January 09, 2015 - The Canadian Red Cross is prepared to assist families affected by two separate apartment fires that occurred on Friday, Jan. 9, in Regina. A reception centre has been set up at the Quality Inn at 1717 Victoria Avenue.

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One in two people in Haiti has received Red Cross assistance over the past five years

January 08, 2015 - It has been five years since an earthquake devastated Haiti, leading to the largest single country response in Red Cross history. While much progress has been made following the disaster on January 12, 2010, the Canadian Red Cross continues its long-term recovery efforts to help Haitians rebuild and strengthen their communities.
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Red Cross reveals winning Day of Pink T-Shirt design

January 08, 2015 - The thousands of Manitobans who will be wearing Canadian Red Cross Day of Pink T-shirts on April 8 now know exactly what those shirts will look like, as the winning design for the shirts was unveiled today.
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Canadian Red Cross marks 10 years since the Indian Ocean tsunami

December 26, 2014 -

(Ottawa, December 26, 2014) From building homes to helping families regain their livelihoods, the Canadian Red Cross has helped communities to ‘build back better’ following the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami that struck on Boxing Day 10 years ago.

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Red Cross raffle sold out

December 18, 2014 -

Tickets for the Red Cross Campaign for Kids Raffle are so popular this year that they sold out a month and a half early. Proceeds from the raffle stay in Saskatchewan to fund the Red Cross bullying prevention program.  

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Red Cross Day of Pink launched in Saskatchewan

December 10, 2014 - REGINA – Today more than 100 students and teachers joined Travis Price (co-founder of Pink Shirt Day and a We Day Speaker) and Luc Mullinder (Saskatchewan Roughrider alumni, football analyst, and Canadian Red Cross bullying prevention presenter) to launch the fifth annual Red Cross Day of Pink in Saskatchewan.

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Canadian Red Cross supporting relief efforts in Philippines as Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall

December 08, 2014 - With the support of the Canadian Red Cross, the Philippine Red Cross is better prepared to provide relief to communities affected by Typhoon Hagupit, which made landfall on the weekend. 
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