British Columbia and Yukon News and Stories (Page 3)


BC Fires 2017

Giving Back as a Volunteer / Giving Back with Co-op Give Cards

November 04, 2019 - For Ross Pratt it was an easy decision to leave Regina and volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross as the organization supports evacuees from the B.C. wildfires.

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Kelsey Bareham does one of many #Trees4BC tattoos.

B.C. tattoo artist rallies community and fundraises $24,000 for Red Cross

January 25, 2019 - For two years, Kelsey Bareham has been tattooing for charity, raising tens of thousands of dollars to support communities impacted by fires in British Columbia.

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A Canadian Red Cross volunteer looks over a flooded area

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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Business owners suffering wildfire losses now eligible for additional funding

November 29, 2017 - Small business owners who suffered financial and business losses following British Columbia’s worst wildfire season can now apply for additional financial assistance.

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Canadian Red Cross announces Support to Small Business and Community Partnerships Funding from Province of BC

August 14, 2017 - Thanks to funding from the Province of British Columbia, the Canadian Red Cross has launched two programs to support communities impacted by the fires in B.C. 

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Red Cross responding as B.C. wildfires force thousands from their homes

July 09, 2017 - Massive wildfires have triggered a province-wide state of emergency in British Columbia. Fast moving flames have forced thousands of people from their homes. 

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Flood-impacted BC residents can apply for Red Cross financial assistance

May 24, 2017 - Thanks to generous donations from Canadians, the Red Cross is able to help households impacted by the flooding in British Columbia by providing direct financial support.

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Agreement establishes CCM as Red Cross Training Partner

May 06, 2017 - Chinese Christian Mission (CCM) Canada and Canadian Red Cross signed a memorandum of understanding today that will bring Red Cross first aid training to more people. 

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Record Number of First Nations First Responder Graduates Recognized in B.C.

December 03, 2015 - The Red Cross and First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) are celebrating a record number of First Nation
individuals across B.C.

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Wildfires in BC

September 11, 2015 - Because of your quick and generous support to the BC Wildfires 2015 fund, the Red Cross was able to help British Columbians who were impacted by this summer’s wildfires.

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First Aid and CPR courses in your area

Interested in taking a Red Cross First Aid or CPR course? Find a course in your community or online.

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