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Calculate how much your time is worth with the Canadian Red Cross

November 27, 2013 - You know your annual salary, and you've certainly broken it down into monthly or weekly increments - but have you ever thought about your minute-by-minute worth?
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Elastoplast and Canadian Red Cross organize new match campaign

November 12, 2013 - Elastoplast has stepped up to help the Canadian Red Cross raise the money needed to continue its humanitarian efforts.
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The Canadian Red Cross and Desjardins Insurance create joint humanitarian program

October 28, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Canada, and each year it provides essential humanitarian aid and assistance both internationally and domestically.
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Three reasons to join the Legacy Club

September 03, 2013 - Have you wanted to help others, but have never had the time to devote to volunteering with a cause committed to providing humanitarian aid to those in need?
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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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Walmart Canada and the Canadian Red Cross join forces to support Canadian communities

August 23, 2013 - To learn more about how Walmart Canada's annual fundraising campaign for the Canadian Red Cross and how you can show your support today, please read below.
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Alberta volunteer receives the Order of Red Cross

August 08, 2013 - Mary-Jane Dawson was recently awarded the Order of the Red Cross, as a result of her hard​ work and dedication to the ideals of the Red Cross.
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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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History of the Canadian Red Cross

May 22, 2013 - In the spring of 1885, Dr. George Sterling Ryerson set the foundations for what would later be known as the Canadian Red Cross Society by sewing two strips of red fabric onto a piece of white cotton and draping this over horse-drawn wagons transporting injured men.
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Celebrating 150 years of the Red Cross Movement

May 08, 2013 -

On May 8 2013, the Canadian Red Cross honoured World Red Cross Day - a day where people all over the world, united in their belief in humanity and their desire to make the world a better place, celebrated 150 years of humanitarian action by the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.

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