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Walmart, RBC and BMO support Red Cross response to flooding in Saskatchewan and Manitoba

July 08, 2014 - National corporate partners like Walmart Canada and RBC; and corporate donors like BMO are helping the Canadian Red Cross assist those affected by flooding in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Walmart is providing water and clean up supplies to meet immediate needs; RBC is accepting donations at Saskatchewan and Manitoba locations and has made a $30,000 donation. BMO has announced a $25,000 donation to help the response.

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Canadian Red Cross helping people impacted by Manitoba flooding

July 03, 2014 - The Canadian Red Cross is providing aid to those people whose lives have been disrupted by flooding that has devastated parts of western Manitoba and the province’s Interlake region.

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Water watching – a key to a safe summer in the backyard pool

June 10, 2014 - With Water Safety Week upon us, the Canadian Red Cross and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) want Manitobans to enjoy a fun and safe summer in their backyard pools.

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Red Cross seeking nominees for Manitoba humanitarian awards

May 01, 2014 - The Canadian Red Cross wants Manitobans to shine a light on people who have demonstrated their human spirit by making the world a better place by working to help others through charity and philanthropy.

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Red Cross Day of Pink spurs thousands to stand for respect

April 09, 2014 -

WINNIPEG. Over 19,000 people across the province are standing for respect today as part of the third annual Red Cross Day of Pink.

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Transfer of Responsibility for Emergency Management Services for Manitoba Flood Evacuees Complete by February 1, 2014

December 10, 2013 - The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced that delivery of services for 2011 Manitoba flood evacuees will fully transition from the Manitoba Association of Native Firefighters (MANFF) to the Canadian Red Cross (CRC) by February 1, 2014. 

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Manitoba: Walmart Canada launches campaign to raise $3 million for the Canadian Red Cross

August 01, 2013 -

Walmart Canada is gearing up for a cross-country campaign to raise much needed funds for Canadian Red Cross disaster preparedness and response activities. The campaign will run in Walmart stores from Aug. 1 to 25, with an ambitious goal of $3 million, of which over $700,000 are matching funds from Walmart.

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Manitoba: Red Cross Announces Humanitarian Award Recipients

July 31, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross in Manitoba is announcing the recipients of two prestigious awards to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Manitoba humanitarians, and inspire others to pursue humanitarian goals

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Red Cross Announces Humanitarian Award Recipients

July 31, 2013 - The Canadian Red Cross in Manitoba is announcing the recipients of two prestigious awards to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Manitoba humanitarians, and inspire others to pursue humanitarian goals.

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Swimming lessons are for life

July 10, 2013 - An average of 400 Canadians drown each year. While the ability to swim is important, swimming skills alone aren’t always enough to save a life.

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