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Red Cross ready to help as thousands flee BC Fires

August 20, 2018 - With hundreds of wildfires burning in B.C., the Canadian Red Cross is ready to help. 
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How an 11-year-old saved the life of her infant cousin

August 14, 2018 - When Fenyx Aubin-LeBlanc realized her infant cousin was choking, she knew exactly what to do. Fenyx saved her cousin’s life that day.
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Red Cross responds to Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 23, 2018 - The Red Cross is on the ground after an Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, was confirmed on May 8, 2018.
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Canadian Red Cross Announces 2018 Humanitarian Awards for Newfoundland and Labrador

May 23, 2018 - Business leader John Steele and anti-bullying advocate Lynelle Cantwell will receive the 2018 Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian Awards for Newfoundland and Labrador.  
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Red Cross responds as floods impact communities across Canada

May 17, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross is assististing thousands of people impacted by flooding in British Columbia and New Brunswick.
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Red Cross responds to extensive flooding in New Brunswick

May 03, 2018 - Residents across New Brunswick are affected by severe spring flooding. As water levels reach historic levels, the Canadian Red Cross is registering evacuees and prepared to respond.
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What I wish I had known: Advice for new volunteers

April 18, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross provides communities with support and assistance however our work is only possible with our dedicated volunteers.
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Proud to put on the vest and answer the call to volunteer

April 15, 2018 - Thirteen years ago, Karen Saulnier looked into volunteering to help people and make a difference in her community.  The Canadian Red Cross is grateful for her many contributions to the humanitarian mission of the Red Cross.
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Thanking our volunteers for their passion, purpose and help

April 15, 2018 - At the Red Cross, we are incredibly grateful to our volunteers for their invaluable work and see their passion in helping others every day. Learn more about why they dedicate their time and efforts into helping others.
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How an ugly act of bullying inspired Lynelle Cantwell to speak up

January 15, 2018 - When Lynelle Cantwell was in grade 12, a cruel poll online tried to bring her and other girls down - instead of letting the bullies win, Lynelle chose to take a stand. 
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