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Canadian Red Cross announces Support to Small Business and Community Partnerships Funding from Province of BC

August 14, 2017 - Thanks to funding from the Province of British Columbia, the Canadian Red Cross has launched two programs to support communities impacted by the fires in B.C. 
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Active supervision can help prevent summer tragedies

August 04, 2017 - From lakes to rivers, pools to splash pads water is everywhere this summer providing opportunities for families to cool off while enjoying all that summer has to offer. The best way parents can ensure their children stay safe is by practicing active supervision, where you are not only close by young children but watching their actions to make sure they don’t get into a dangerous situation. Contrary to popular belief, drownings of young children can be very silent and happen quickly.
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Canadian Red Cross welcomes the Government of Canada support to wildfire recovery

July 23, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross welcomes the Government of Canada’s announcement of support for community recovery as individuals, families and communities return home. 
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Banks accepting donations for Red Cross British Columbia Fires Appeal

July 13, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that nine banks in Canada will be accepting financial donations from the public in support of Red Cross efforts to provide assistance to the thousands of British Columbians impacted by the fires burning in the province.
 
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Canadian Red Cross welcomes Province of B.C. support to wildfire response

July 10, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross welcomes the Province of British Columbia’s announced $100 million fund to provide assistance to the thousands of British Columbians impacted by the fires burning in the province. With the fires still raging and communities on alert, help is needed now and in the weeks and months ahead.
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Banks accepting donations for Red Cross Africa Drought Appeal

June 02, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that eight banks in Canada will be accepting cash donations from the public in support of Red Cross efforts to assist those affected by a combination of drought and conflict resulting in a severe food crisis across Africa.
 
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Be a better boater this summer

June 01, 2017 - Every year hundreds of Canadians die tragically in boating incidents - the overwhelming majority of those who drowned were not wearing a lifejacket.   As we head into the summer months, many Canadians will be heading out on to the water to enjoy some of our most beautiful lakes.  The Canadian Red Cross believes all boaters regardless of swimming ability need to wear a properly fitting lifejacket, appropriate to the activity in which they are participating. 
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Flood-impacted BC residents can apply for Red Cross financial assistance

May 24, 2017 - Thanks to generous donations from Canadians, the Red Cross is able to help households impacted by the flooding in British Columbia by providing direct financial support.
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Canadian Red Cross announces $4 million to residents impacted by spring floods

May 18, 2017 - Thanks to the generous support from Canadians, the Red Cross will provide direct financial assistance totalling $4 million to households impacted by the flooding in Quebec and Ontario – over half of the funds raised to date. Eligible registered households will receive $600 to help purchase what they urgently need during this very difficult time.
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Banks accepting donations for Red Cross Spring Floods Appeal

May 11, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that ten banks in Canada will be accepting cash donations from the public in support of Red Cross efforts to assist those affected by flooding in Quebec and several other provinces across Canada.
 
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