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Connecting to a cause: Robert Whitelaw and the Strength and Spirit Campaign

The goal of the Strength and Spirit campaign may have been to build strength and resilience in First Nations communities, but what it also uncovered was one man’s passion and commitment to the region he grew up in. Robert Whitelaw, better known as Bob, was a family man who put great emphasis on building strong relationships. This ultimately became his legacy and it was all prompted by the Canadian Red Cross Strength and Spirit Campaign.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders share important messages about bullying

Three Saskatchewan Roughrider players have had a very busy off-season. Since attending Red Cross bullying prevention training camp in December, Neal Hughes, Scott McHenry and Dan Clark have been travelling throughout Saskatchewan talking to kids about how they can stop bullying in its tracks.

Lights! Cameras! Pink!

The 2015 Canadian Red Cross Day of Pink on April 8th reached across the entire province of Manitoba with more than 335 schools and workplaces joining in on the celebrations.

Celebrating Day of Pink in Saskatchewan

While it takes a year-round, whole-community approach to stop bullying, on April 1, communities across Saskatchewan wore pink to help raise awareness on issues around bullying. 

We share some highlights from Red Cross Day of Pink events and activities held throughout the province, in schools and workplaces. 

Bullying prevention tips for at-risk children

This guest blog post is in celebration of the Day of Pink, taking place in Saskatchewan on April 1 and Manitoba and elsewhere on April 8. 
 
It’s not your imagination: children who are struggling with mental health, neurodevelopmental, and behavioural challenges are more likely to be bullied—and/or to bully—other children.

Highlights from bullying prevention Twitter chat

On February 25th, parents, educators and some of our partners who work in the field of bullying prevention education and awareness joined us for a Twitter chat as we marked Pink Shirt Day. Here are hightlights from the Twitter conversation, compiled through Storify. Thanks to all the participants, including Red Cross social ambassador and author of book on parenting and mental health, Ann Douglas. 

Pink Shirt Day 2015

Stepping into the school a few days later, I had not expected such flamboyance. The school caretaker had covered all the overhead lights in pink cellophane, which now projected a pinkish hue in the hallways, as though an anti-bullying Instagram filter had been set upon the school. Rosy balloons festooned the gymnasium, while students raced around in their pink attire.

Spread kindness, prevent bullying - join the conversation Feb 25

On February 25 at 9 p.m. EST, join in our Twitter Chat on Bullying Prevention (#RedCrossPinkChat ) and be part of the movement to end bullying, whether it takes place in-person or online (cyberbullying).

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