Red Cross Stories (Page 2)

Canadian Red Cross Stories
Remembering flight Swissair 111

August 31, 2018 - Twenty years ago on September 2, 1998, flight Swissair 111 crashed off Nova Scotia’s picturesque fishing village of Peggy’s Cove. An hour after taking off from New York bound for Geneva, a fire prompted an attempt to reach Halifax for an emergency landing but the airliner crashed in St. Margaret’s Bay, killing all 229 passengers and crew.
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Red Cross teams up with Aeroplan and SCENE to offer donors 20 reward points per $1 donated

August 28, 2018 - Calling all travellers, movie lovers and compassionate Canadians! For the month of September, you’ll be able to stock up on Aeroplan Miles, SCENE points, or both, while improving lives with your generous donation.
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Red Cross ready to help as thousands flee BC Fires

August 20, 2018 - With hundreds of wildfires burning in B.C., the Canadian Red Cross is ready to help. 
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How an 11-year-old saved the life of her infant cousin

August 14, 2018 - When Fenyx Aubin-LeBlanc realized her infant cousin was choking, she knew exactly what to do. Fenyx saved her cousin’s life that day.
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Canadian Red Cross Announces 2018 Humanitarian Awards for New Brunswick

July 03, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross has announced that business leader Roxanne Fairweather and university student Austin Henderson will be the 2018 recipients of its Humanitarian and Young Humanitarian Awards, respectively, for New Brunswick.
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Red Cross responds to Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

May 23, 2018 - An Ebola outbreak in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of the Congo, was confirmed on May 8, 2018. The Red Cross is on the ground, bringing stocks of life-saving equipment and supplies to help prevent the spread of the virus.
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Canadian Red Cross Announces 2018 Humanitarian Awards for Newfoundland and Labrador

May 23, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross has announced that business leader John Steele of St. John’s will be the 2018 recipient of its Humanitarian Award for Newfoundland and Labrador.  Anti-bullying advocate Lynelle Cantwell also of St. John’s will receive its 2018 Young Humanitarian Award for her contributions to youth empowerment.   
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Red Cross responds as floods impact communities across Canada

May 17, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross is working with local and provincial authorities to assist thousands of people impacted by flooding in British Columbia and New Brunswick.
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Red Cross responds to extensive flooding in New Brunswick

May 03, 2018 - Across New Brunswick, residents are affected by severe spring flooding as water levels reach historic levels. The Canadian Red Cross is registering evacuees and is prepared to respond.
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What I wish I had known: Advice for new volunteers

April 18, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross provides communities with support and assistance however our work is only possible with our dedicated volunteers.
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