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Aviva Canada and the Canadian Red Cross deepen partnership to deliver essential community health services to Canadians

July 12, 2016 - Aviva Canada has become the national Founding Community Health and Wellness Partner of the Canadian Red Cross. Over the next three years, Aviva Canada’s additional $750,000 commitment will be instrumental in enabling the Red Cross to address the growing health needs of Canadians.  
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Entraide campaign raises over half a million dollars for the Red Cross

June 08, 2016 - Quebec’s public and parapublic service employees and retirees demonstrated remarkable generosity as they made a $504,842 donation to the Quebec Division of the Canadian Red Cross.
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Men overwhelmingly more likely to die of drowning than women, finds Red Cross

June 06, 2016 - A report released today by the Canadian Red Cross found that males account for 93 per cent of boating-related deaths. 
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Over $1.6M Raised as Part of the Canadian Red Cross Annual Gala Fundraiser

June 02, 2016 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that its annual gala fundraiser, the organization’s largest fundraising event in Canada, helped raise a record $1.6M. 
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Canadian Red Cross supports Fort McMurray and area community initiatives with $50 million

June 02, 2016 - Thanks to the generosity of Canadians, the Red Cross today announced a commitment of $50 million to support community initiatives in the region affected by the devastating wildfires in Alberta.
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Red Cross announces $40 million to support Alberta wildfire evacuees as they return home

May 30, 2016 - The Canadian Red Cross will provide an additional $40 million to help evacuees return home following the devastating wildfires in Alberta.
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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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