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The Indigenous Swimming and Water Safety program in Manitoba

September 18, 2019 - In the summer of 2019 the Red Cross Indigenous Swimming and Water Safety program started running in Manitoba where 110 kids in three communities learned how to be safer in, on and around the water.
 

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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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Canadian Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance Team in Winkler Ready to Respond

July 31, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross personal disaster assistance team (PDAT) in Winkler is active and ready to respond to personal disasters in Winkler and surrounding area.
 

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Canadian Red Cross Personal Disaster Assistance Team in Steinbach Ready to Respond

July 15, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross personal disaster assistance team (PDAT) in Steinbach is active and ready to respond to personal disasters in Steinbach and surrounding area.
 

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Wildfires 2019

July 12, 2019 - Little Grand Rapids First Nation and Pauingassi First Nation were evacuated to Winnipeg in July 2019 due to wildfires in their communities.

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Canadian Red Cross Supports Priority One Evacuations Due to Wildfire Smoke

July 07, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross is supporting the evacuation of priority one residents from Little Grand Rapids and Pauingassi First Nations due to wildfire smoke in the communities.
 

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