Red Cross Stories : Quebec (Page 3)

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Red Cross response in Magog

September 05, 2013 - The torrential rain that poured down on Magog last Monday, September 2, caused heavy floods and forced several families from their homes.
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Three students bike 1,300 km for Lac-Mégantic relief funds

August 29, 2013 - A group of three McGill students, recently highlighted on the Red Cross Talks blog, embarked on a 1,300 kilometer bike ride, starting August 2, in an effort to raise money for the victims of the Lac-Mégantic disaster.
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Canadian Red Cross provides assistance to Lac-Mégantic survivors

August 20, 2013 - On July 6, a freight train carrying crude oil was derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, causing a series of major explosions and fires to break out in the community.
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Lac-Mégantic: How your donations are being spent

August 12, 2013 - Thanks to the generosity of Canadians like you, the Canadian Red Cross has so far been able to help more than 1,230 families affected by the train derailment in Lac-Mégantic. 
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Just being able to talk about it helps

July 19, 2013 - Gérard and Monique have been married for nearly 40 years. They live on Champlain Street in Lac-Mégantic, a few metres from the railroad. Their home is in the red zone, which has been evacuated since the terrible night of the train derailment.
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The Red Cross provides assistance to Lac-Mégantic evacuees

July 11, 2013 - A number of expressions come to mind in connection with what happened in Lac-Mégantic during the night of July 6: disaster, nightmare, and so on. 
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Swimming lessons are for life

July 10, 2013 - An average of 400 Canadians drown each year. While the ability to swim is important, swimming skills alone aren’t always enough to save a life.
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Family benefits from the Canadian Red Cross

July 02, 2013 - For one family, a fire in their apartment complex nearly destroyed everything, yet the Canadian Red Cross' assistance provided help when they needed it most.
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Bouge pour la Croix-Rouge is back

June 07, 2013 - On average, Red Cross volunteers from Quebec respond three times a day to meet the urgent needs of people affected by disaster. What could be better than being active for this dynamic humanitarian organization?
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A dream home gone up in smoke

January 06, 2012 - Diane Pinsonneault and her partner Olivier Brais had just put up the curtains in their new Saint-Alphonse-de-Granby home when they smelled a slight odour of smoke.
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