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Ukrainian Canadians reaching out across the country during COVID-19

August 25, 2020 - Potentially reaching 1.4 million Ukrainian Canadians during COVID-19 is no mean feat. But, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) is hoping to do just that, with funding received from the Canadian Red Cross, thanks to the Government of Canada.

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The COVID-19 Help Desk

July 20, 2020 - The Help Desk is a Canadian Red Cross initiative to provide information and referrals to Indigenous leadership across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.

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Remote First Aid for Newcomers

July 08, 2020 - SmartStart is a first aid program specifically designed for newcomers to Canada. In order to continue delivering crucial programming, it has switched to remote sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to be ready if you need to evacuate your home

July 02, 2020 - With flooding once again in the news, many Canadians are thinking about what to do if there is an evacuation order in their community.

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Virtual Congraduations to SEC Class of 2020

June 26, 2020 - The Canadian Red Cross sends congratulations to the Southeast Collegiate graduating class of 2020!

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Empowering the Voice of Young People

May 27, 2020 - The Canadian Red Cross provides workshops to youth of First Nations to help them find their voice and produce proactive plans for the community.

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Youth of Birdtail Sioux

May 27, 2020 - Over the past year, the Violence Prevention team worked on assisting the youth and leadership of Birdtail Sioux First Nation to communicate clearly and work together to achieve common goals.

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Working with First Nation Communities

May 22, 2020 - Our Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) team really gets around. In the fall of 2019, the team travelled 5,900 km, visited 10 First Nation communities, and spotted one wildcat.

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Baby on Board

May 20, 2020 - Red Cross training partner and first aid instructor, Jessie Horodecki, used her first aid training to deliver a baby on a plane. 

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Volunteering in Manitoba

May 11, 2020 - Meet two Red Cross volunteers from Thompson, Manitoba as they talk about why they’re committed to helping others.

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