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Ann Deane volunteer

In her words: Retired teacher Ann Deane shares her story about being a Canadian Red Cross volunteer

September 24, 2019 - Ann is one of our amazing volunteers in Fredericton, New Brunswick. She volunteers in the Emergency Management program helping her community in times of need and has assisted in public education through emergency preparedness presentations.

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New Brunswick family faces floods two years in a row: How Red Cross helps

May 04, 2019 - In the spring of 2018, Bessie Froud and her husband Ray had to evacuate as flood waters inundated their home. Having no place to go, it was the Canadian Red Cross that arranged accommodation during the three weeks they were evacuated.

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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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How one volunteer is helping in her community and across Canada

April 11, 2019 - Louise Carson is an Emergency Management volunteer in New Brunswick.Volunteering is both her hobby and her passion, and she volunteers with various organizations in her community.

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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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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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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 blankets on a cot

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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