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Aviva Canada partners with the Canadian Red Cross to support disaster preparedness and response through the Ready When the Time Comes program

March 31, 2015 -

(OTTAWA, March 31, 2015) Aviva Canada has become the first insurance company to join as National Corporate Partner of the Canadian Red Cross’ Ready When the Time Comes program, committing over $500,000 to the partnership over the next three years. 


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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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Canadian Red Cross launches holiday giving campaign to benefit families and individuals in need across Canada

December 04, 2014 - The Canadian Red Cross has launched a holiday fundraising campaign to support families and individuals impacted by disasters and personal emergencies across the country.

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New poll suggests a majority of Canadians believe they are obligated to perform CPR - yet more than half fear they lack the training

November 03, 2014 - While the majority of Canadians believe that passers-by have a duty to help others who show signs of not breathing or are unconscious, many fear harming someone or legal ramifications from performing CPR, according to new polling released by the Canadian Red Cross. 

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Canadian Red Cross mourns the loss of long-time supporter Eva Pindoff

October 10, 2014 - Today the Canadian Red Cross mourns the loss of Eva Pindoff, a compassionate humanitarian and long-time supporter of the work of the Canadian Red Cross around the world.  Mrs. Pindoff was wife of the late Kroum Pindoff, founder of Music World Limited and Pindoff Record Sales Limited.
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Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross response to Ebola epidemic in West Africa

October 07, 2014 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that nine banks in Canada are accepting cash donations in support of Red Cross efforts to end the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa.

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Canadian Red Cross receives $2.7 million donation from Walmart Canada

September 30, 2014 - Walmart Canada announced today that its annual Canadian Red Cross fundraising campaign raised over $2.7 million for disaster preparedness and response activities for communities across the country.
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The Canadian Red Cross recognizes the Government of Canada’s continued leadership in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

September 26, 2014 - The Canadian Red Cross recognizes Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s continued leadership in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH). 
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Red Cross encourages Canadians to update First Aid training

September 12, 2014 - This World First Aid Day, September 13th, the Canadian Red Cross is calling on all Canadians to ensure they have the proper First Aid skills and confidence needed to save lives in an emergency situation. 
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Canadian Red Cross appoints new Board Members

August 15, 2014 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce the appointment of six new Board Members to the Board of Directors.
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