Red Cross Stories : Alberta (Page 5)

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Community Projects Fund restores morale following northern Alberta wildfires

August 29, 2012 - The massive wildfires that swept through central and northern Alberta in 2011 left a path of destruction in their wake, decimating the town of Slave Lake and forcing approximately 7,000 people to abandon their homes and seek shelter in safer areas.

Residents of Alberta remember 1987 tornado

August 13, 2012 - When dark skies turn to hail, torrential rains and, ultimately, a tornado, the experience can stick in the minds of community members for years.

Refugees find better lives in Canada, but still need a helping hand

August 08, 2012 - The Calgary Herald recently reported on a man named Dhamber Diyali, who came to Canada with his family seeking refuge from Bhutan in 2009.

Many Canadians are concerned about access to healthcare

August 07, 2012 - Every community requires high-quality, accessible healthcare in order to thrive economically and socially.