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Saskatchewan Roughriders Catch a Rouge Award for Imagine No Bullying Program

May 16, 2016 - (Regina, May 16, 2016)  – The 2016 CFL season hasn’t started yet, but the Saskatchewan Roughriders have already caught their first touchdown of the year with assistance from the Canadian Red Cross and SaskTel.
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Red Cross Distributes $30 Million to Evacuees in Just One Day

May 13, 2016 - In just one day, more than half of the $50 million offered by the Canadian Red Cross to help people affected by the Alberta wildfires has already reached thousands of families in need of basic items during this difficult time.
 
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Canadian Red Cross responds to inaccurate media reports on Alberta Flood operations

May 12, 2016 - The Canadian Red Cross is a national community-based organization committed to working alongside local partners in meeting the needs of the most vulnerable
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Canadian Red Cross to give Alberta fire evacuees $50 million in immediate financial assistance

May 11, 2016 -

Thanks to the generous outpouring of support from Canadians, Canadian Red Cross will provide immediate financial assistance totalling $50 million to more than 80,000 people displaced by the Alberta wildfires.


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Update on email to Fort McMurray evacuees

May 09, 2016 - Email is one of the ways the Canadian Red Cross communicates with the people who have been affected by disasters. 
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Banks Accepting Donations for Red Cross Alberta Fires Appeal

May 06, 2016 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that 10 banks in Canada will be accepting cash donations from the public in support of Red Cross efforts to assist those affected by the massive wildfires in Alberta.
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How Canadian Red Cross assists communities following a disaster

May 06, 2016 - Red Cross community initiatives strengthen or reinstate local services such as food banks, youth and seniors’ programs, sport and recreational activities, community centres, and other gathering places. 
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Canadian Red Cross responds to fires in Alberta

May 04, 2016 - Massive wildfires have triggered the largest fire-related evacuation in Alberta history with more than 70,000 individuals displaced due to evacuation orders. 
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Red Cross launches new app to help Canadians keep themselves and their families safe during emergencies

May 01, 2016 - (May 1, 2016)  The Canadian Red Cross is launching a new app that will help people prepare for emergencies just in time for Emergency Preparedness Week. 
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Banks accepting donations for Red Cross Ecuador Earthquake Appeal

April 21, 2016 - Ottawa, April 21, 2016  - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that 10 banks in Canada will be accepting cash donations from the public in support of Red Cross efforts to assist individuals and communities affected by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the coast of Ecuador, on April 16. 
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