New Brunswick News and Stories


Canadian Red Cross providing financial aid for flooding relief

May 03, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross has announced financial assistance for households in affected Quebec, New Brunswick and Ontario communities directly impacted by spring flooding.

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The Canadian Red Cross helps New Brunswick mother after house fire

January 25, 2019 - After a house fire over Christmas left Treena Smith with nothing, the Canadian Red Cross was there to help.

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Canadian Red Cross Announces 2018 Humanitarian Awards for New Brunswick

July 03, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross has announced that business leader Roxanne Fairweather and university student Austin Henderson will be the 2018 recipients of its Humanitarian and Young Humanitarian Awards, respectively, for New Brunswick.

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Red Cross responds as floods impact communities across Canada

May 17, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross is working with local and provincial authorities to assist thousands of people impacted by flooding in British Columbia and New Brunswick.

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Red Cross responds to extensive flooding in New Brunswick

May 03, 2018 - Across New Brunswick, residents are affected by severe spring flooding as water levels reach historic levels. The Canadian Red Cross is registering evacuees and is prepared to respond.

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What I wish I had known: Advice for new volunteers

April 18, 2018 - The Canadian Red Cross provides communities with support and assistance however our work is only possible with our dedicated volunteers.

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Canadian Red Cross set to end registration for financial support program - New Brunswick ice storm

February 16, 2017 - The Canadian Red Cross will stop accepting new applications at the end of this week for emergency financial aid to those most severely impacted financially by the January 24-25, 2017  ice storm and related power outages in New Brunswick.

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New Brunswick storm causes power outages; Red Cross supports shelters, warming centres

January 27, 2017 - On January 24-25, 2017, an ice storm in New Brunswick brought down hundreds of utility poles and thousands of kilometres of wires, resulting in widespread power outages initially affecting more than 133,000 homes and businesses. 

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Canadian Red Cross volunteers provide ‘care and compassion’ in Moncton

July 17, 2014 - In the days leading up to the service for three RCMP officers killed in the line of duty, the Canadian Red Cross was asked to assist in whatever way possible the thousands of law enforcement officers, fire fighters, paramedics, military personnel and search and rescue volunteers in attendance that day.

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Canadian Red Cross New Brunswick Derailment Response

January 14, 2014 - When derailment of a locomotive and 19 of 122 cars of a CN Rail train resulted in fire in several derailed petroleum tank cars forced the evacuation of more than 100 people from homes in a rural area in northwest New Brunswick, a team of Canadian Red Cross disaster volunteers was in place within hours to help.

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