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Canadian Red Cross helping people impacted by Manitoba flooding

The Canadian Red Cross is providing aid to those people whose lives have been disrupted by flooding that has devastated parts of western Manitoba and the province’s Interlake region.

Water watching – a key to a safe summer in the backyard pool

With Water Safety Week upon us, the Canadian Red Cross and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) want Manitobans to enjoy a fun and safe summer in their backyard pools.

Red Cross seeking nominees for Manitoba humanitarian awards

The Canadian Red Cross wants Manitobans to shine a light on people who have demonstrated their human spirit by making the world a better place by working to help others through charity and philanthropy.

Red Cross Day of Pink spurs thousands to stand for respect

WINNIPEG. Over 19,000 people across the province are standing for respect today as part of the third annual Red Cross Day of Pink.

Transfer of Responsibility for Emergency Management Services for Manitoba Flood Evacuees Complete by February 1, 2014

The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced that delivery of services for 2011 Manitoba flood evacuees will fully transition from the Manitoba Association of Native Firefighters (MANFF) to the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) by February 1, 2014. 

Manitoba: Walmart Canada launches campaign to raise $3 million for the Canadian Red Cross

Walmart Canada is gearing up for a cross-country campaign to raise much needed funds for Canadian Red Cross disaster preparedness and response activities. The campaign will run in Walmart stores from Aug. 1 to 25, with an ambitious goal of $3 million, of which over $700,000 are matching funds from Walmart.

Red Cross Announces Humanitarian Award Recipients

The Canadian Red Cross in Manitoba is announcing the recipients of two prestigious awards to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Manitoba humanitarians, and inspire others to pursue humanitarian goals.

Manitoba: Red Cross Announces Humanitarian Award Recipients

The Canadian Red Cross in Manitoba is announcing the recipients of two prestigious awards to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Manitoba humanitarians, and inspire others to pursue humanitarian goals

Canadian banks accepting donations for Red Cross relief efforts in Lac-Mégantic

The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that ten banks in Canada are accepting cash donations in support of Red Cross relief efforts in Lac-Mégantic following a major fire caused by a train explosion.

Swimming lessons are for life

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.