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Red Cross presents at Manitoba Disaster Management Conference

February 09, 2023 - The Manitoba Disaster Management Conference (MDMC) is central Canada’s largest disaster management conference, founded out of the desire to share experiences, showcase new technology and offer insight into shared problems and solutions among industry leaders.

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16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence: Dr. Valerie Oosterveld on seeking justice for survivors

December 08, 2022 - The Canadian Red Cross hosted the Paul Buteux Memorial Lecture, Caught in Conflict: Seeking justice for survivors of gender-based crimes in war, in collaboration with the University of Manitoba and Centre for Defence and Security Studies at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, earlier this year. 

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Bingo Makes Everything a Little Better

April 28, 2021 - COVID-19 has made for a challenging year for everyone. It is particularly challenging for the occupants of the isolation site in Winnipeg. The Canadian Red Cross Safety and Wellbeing team does what they can to make the isolation stay as pleasant as possible. They offer movie nights and trivia nights. And now they are running Friday night BINGO!

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Learning How to Give

April 13, 2021 - Arthur E. Wright Community School in Winnipeg reached out to the Canadian Red Cross because they wanted to learn more about the organization and to help in any way that they could.

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Red Cross Easter Bunny Delivers Treats

April 09, 2021 - The Easter Bunny hopped over to the Winnipeg First Nation Isolation Site on Easter Sunday to deliver treats for the children.

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NAMI Community Grant

January 11, 2021 - The Nigerian Association of Manitoba was one of the many not-for-profit organizations across Canada that received funding through the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund. The grant provided families in need with food to sustain them for three weeks.

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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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A Volunteer for All Seasons

January 01, 2020 - Canadian Red Cross volunteers respond to a Boxing Day apartment fire.

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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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2019 Red Cross Humanitarians of the Year for Manitoba Announced

June 21, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce Senator Murray Sinclair has been selected as the 2019 Canadian Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year for Manitoba and Cameron Adams of Gimli is the 2019 Canadian Red Cross Young Humanitarian Award for Manitoba.

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

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