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Banks accepting donations for Red Cross Hurricane Irma Appeal

September 15, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that six banks in Canada will be accepting financial donations from the public in support of Red Cross efforts to provide assistance to those impacted by Hurricane Irma.
 
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Red Cross responds to Hurricane Irma

September 07, 2017 - The Red Cross is providing emergency assistance following Hurricane Irma, a category five hurricane that has become one of the strongest storms recorded in the Caribbean. Canadians are encouraged to help support emergency response efforts by making a donation to the Canadian Red Cross. 
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Survey reveals one in three Canadians who witness cyber-bullying stand up to it

August 30, 2017 - A new Ipsos survey for the Canadian Red Cross finds that more than one in three Canadians say they have witnessed an act of cyber-bullying, whether it was against someone they know or someone they don’t know. However, only one in three of those who’ve witnessed it have helped someone who was being cyber-bullied. This is concerning as research on peer behavior finds over half of the time, bullying stops within 10 seconds when a bystander steps in. As students head back to school for a new year, bullying, including cyber-bullying, is an important issue that needs to be addressed by teachers, parents and students alike.
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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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