News Releases : Quebec (Page 4)

Canadian Red Cross in the News


Four Quebec residents support Red Cross Hurricane Sandy relief efforts

November 09, 2012 - Four Red Cross volunteers, Caroline Belina, Vicky Chainey, Luc Goudreault and Denis Poulin, have left the province to take part in American Red Cross relief efforts to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. "The Canadian Red Cross maintains close ties with the American Red Cross and we are proud to support the operations of our sister Society. We are ready to deploy additional emergency responders, as needed", said Michel Léveillé, General Manager of the Canadian Red Cross, Quebec Division.
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Fire ravages an apartment building in Levis - Red Cross on site to help

October 30, 2012 - Volunteers from the Lévis Branch of the Red Cross were mobilized this afternoon to provide assistance to the people impacted by a fire in a 32-unit apartment building located on Castels Street.
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Matane honours a Red Cross pioneer

September 06, 2012 - On its 75 anniversary, the City of Matane is naming one of its main parks after Mélanie Joncas, a Red Cross pioneer in the region. The announcement will be made official at a large picnic on September 8.
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Monteregie: Red Cross enhancing assistance program for those affected by flooding

August 15, 2012 - In order to make it available to a greater number of families impacted by the April 2011 floods in the Montérégie, the Red Cross is enhancing its assistance program for those affected by the disaster. The criteria for eligibility to the program have been broadened to help homeowners whose principal residence has sustained damage to more than 60% of the home. For certain families who have already received Red Cross support, benefits will also be increased.
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