Saskatchewan News and Stories

Saskatchewan News and Stories

Red Cross Pink Day spurs thousands to stand for respect

Today, Saskatchewan is taking a stand for respect during national Red Cross Pink Day. 

Red Cross Announces Humanitarian Award Recipients

The Canadian Red Cross is recognizing three extraordinary humanitarians in Saskatoon at the second annual Power of Humanity Luncheon in Saskatoon on April 26, 2017. 

Plans Announced for Red Cross Pink Day 2017

The Canadian Red Cross announced plans to reach 100,000 people and students across Saskatchewan during its annual Red Cross Pink Day campaign, slated for February 22, 2017. 

Red Cross Campaign for Kids Raffle

Almost a year after she won the Red Cross Campaign for Kids Raffle, a phone call to Bernice Philipow finds her filling out her paperwork for this year’s campaign. “I just might get lucky again this year!” Philipow laughs.

New name, date, and look for Red Cross Pink Day

The Canadian Red Cross is unveiling a new shirt design, new date and a new name for its annual bullying prevention awareness event. 

Red Cross volunteers assist Saskatchewan families heading home

Saskatchewan families finally able to return home after general evacuation order for last two communities under forest fire threat is lifted.  

Red Cross provides relief as Saskatchewan fires force 13,000 from homes

The Canadian Red Cross has assisted more than 7,800 people affected by the Saskatchewan wildfires so far. Those affected are having their basic needs provided for at shelters in both Saskatchewan and Alberta with items such as cots, blankets, hygiene kits and nutritious meals.

New friendly visiting program seeks volunteers

(Yorkton, June 15, 2015) A new service being launched by the Canadian Red Cross in the Yorkton area this fall is recruiting volunteers.

Red Cross announces pilot project to assist seniors in rural communities maintain independence

(Regina, March 23, 2015) - The Canadian Red Cross is announcing a Friendly Visiting pilot program to combat seniors’ isolation. The Red Cross and the project’s founding partner, SecurTek, will officially launch the program in Yorkton this fall, with plans to expand to Preeceville, Norquay, Ituna, Melville, Langenburg and Churchbridge.

Plans announced for Red Cross Day of Pink

REGINA, March 18, 2015 – Major student rallies in Regina and Saskatoon, bullying prevention presentations by specially trained Saskatchewan Roughriders, and a visit by Pink Shirt Day Co-founder Travis Price are all part of 2015 Red Cross Day of Pink on April 1.