Quebec News and Stories (Page 7)

Quebec News and Stories

Fire ravages an apartment building in Levis - Red Cross on site to help

Volunteers from the Lévis Branch of the Red Cross were mobilized this afternoon to provide assistance to the people impacted by a fire in a 32-unit apartment building located on Castels Street.

Matane honours a Red Cross pioneer

On its 75 anniversary, the City of Matane is naming one of its main parks after Mélanie Joncas, a Red Cross pioneer in the region. The announcement will be made official at a large picnic on September 8.

Monteregie: Red Cross enhancing assistance program for those affected by flooding

In order to make it available to a greater number of families impacted by the April 2011 floods in the Montérégie, the Red Cross is enhancing its assistance program for those affected by the disaster. The criteria for eligibility to the program have been broadened to help homeowners whose principal residence has sustained damage to more than 60% of the home. For certain families who have already received Red Cross support, benefits will also be increased.

A dream home gone up in smoke

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.