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Sign the pledge for a national strategy on violence prevention

The Canadian Red Cross is supporting the efforts of Prevention of Violence Canada in a petition for a national strategy on violence prevention. These efforts include a charter with a goal of 1 million people signing on in support.

Light up purple on World Mental Health Day

On October 10, 2012, Amanda Todd committed suicide. Unbeknownst to her, it was World Mental Health Day—since 1992 this day has been highlighted to bring awareness of and hope for mental health issues. Yet few Canadians know of this day and the millions who struggle with mental health issues.

Three tips for parents to help address bullying

With Red Cross Day of Pink coming up on April 9, it was a perfect opportunity to host a presentation by Canada’s leading authority on bullying in Regina this week. Dr. Wendy Craig is the scientific co-director for PrevNet and spoke to parents about practical things they could do to help address bullying behaviour.

Bring 'em out!

This prairie girl doesn’t want to brag, but did you see who is in the Grey Cup in Regina this week? That’s right, those are my Saskatchewan Roughriders. I will be in the crowd cheering loud for the team that supports our Red Cross youth program a...

Preventing bullying, one kilometre at a time

Andy Callicum is taking the well-known expression, ‘If you’re going to talk the talk, you’ve got to walk the walk’ to a whole new level. The Red Cross volunteer from B.C. is gearing up for a three-day, 118-kilometre walk, aptly called Walk the Talk, ...

Photo of the Day: Sheldon Kennedy helps out with Alberta flood relief

Long time Red Cross supporter and former NHL hockey player Sheldon Kennedy picked up a shovel and helped out with Red Cross Alberta flood relief efforts in Bragg Creek. The Red Cross has always been a cause close to Kennedy’s heart. Sixteen years...

Photo of the Day: Youth take charge and stand up to bullying

On Monday, the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, announced a $250,000 contribution to The Youth Take Charge – Stand up to Bullying and Discrimination in Canadian Communities project.The project trains youth...

From cyber-bullying victim to young humanitarian of the year!

It’s not every full-time university student who devotes as much time as Alisha Virmani does going to bat for victims of bullying.  She was in Halifax recently at the annual conference of the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies...

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