Manitoba News and Stories

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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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Recovery Grant Highlights

April 21, 2020 - The Red Cross provides grants to foster a sense of togetherness for those evacuated from their community because of large-scale disasters. Recovery grants are funded through donations to the Canadian Red Cross.

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Red Cross Staff Deploys to Bahamas

April 16, 2020 - Andrew Johnson describes his deployment to the Bahamas in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian.

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Three Canadian Red Cross Volunteers in Manitoba Receive Highest Award

April 16, 2020 - Three Red Cross volunteers in Manitoba received the highest award, the Order of Red Cross.

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