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BC Fires 2017

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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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Canadian Red Cross opening warming shelter to support residents from First Nations without power

October 15, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross is opening a warming shelter for individuals from up to 11 First Nations in Manitoba that are currently without hydro power due to the recent major snowstorm.
 

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Close to 300 north Qikiqtani high school students are gathered in Pond Inlet for youth leadership conference

October 02, 2019 - Today is the first day of Nipivut Youth Conference, which is being held by the Canadian Red Cross and the Government of Nunavut at Nasivvik High School in Pond Inlet. Nipivut means “our voice” in Inuktitut and represents the importance of the voices of youth.

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Canadian Red Cross Puts on Disaster Response Simulation

September 24, 2019 - Members of the public invited to the University of Winnipeg to learn more about the Canadian Red Cross responds to disasters.

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Supporting communities facing social emergencies

August 20, 2019 -

Over the past year, Canadian Red Cross has provided a variety of training opportunities and supports to St. Theresa Point First Nation.

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Volunteers Michel Rheault and Ebony Rutko in Iqaluit

Helping families affected by home fires in Nunavut

August 20, 2019 - Despite the colossal size of Canada’s largest territory, an incredible team of dedicated Red Cross volunteers based in Iqaluit support the residents of Nunavut around the clock by helping people impacted by small-scale disasters, such as house fires.
 

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Building Youth Leadership in Nunavut

Building Youth Leadership in Nunavut

August 19, 2019 - In October 2018, youth from different communities converged on Rankin Inlet to attend the Power for the Positive youth conference hosted by the Canadian Red Cross and the Government of Nunavut.
 

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Helping Roseau River

Helping Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation prepare for flooding

August 19, 2019 - In early spring 2019, it was clear to the officials of Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation (RRAFN) that the community was going to be at risk for flooding

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Strong community team supports kids from O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation

August 18, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross violence prevention team has been working closely with the O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation for several years delivering bullying prevention, child abuse prevention and healthy youth relationships workshops at Oscar Blackburn School, which serves the O-Pipon-Na-Piwin community.

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Look, Listen, Link, Live cards

Helping Canadians respond to Mental Health Emergencies

June 20, 2019 - The Red Cross Psychological First Aid course is a resiliency-building wellness program that prepares individuals to support themselves and others in coping with the effects of stress, loss, trauma and grief.
 

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