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Linda and her husband Wray aboard The Grand Princess Cruise ship

After quarantine, a letter to say thank you

April 29, 2020 - After returning to Canada following their time aboard The Grand Princess Cruise ship, Linda and her husband Wray, spent 14 days at Canadian Forces Base Trenton in quarantine. Now returned home, Linda took a moment to send a letter sharing her experiences. 
 

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10 steps to take before flood season

February 20, 2020 - When temperatures rise, especially quickly after a heavy snowfall, we best be ready for our Canadian thaw. When it rapidly warms up, the risk of flooding increases so you – and your home – should be prepared.

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Canadian Red Cross to exit home care in New Brunswick

February 12, 2020 - The Canadian Red Cross has informed the Government of New Brunswick and other key stakeholders that in just over a year from now, it will stop being one of the 46 organizations that provide home support services throughout the province.

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Disaster prep on a budget

January 27, 2020 - It’s easy to tell people to have a kit ready for a disaster, but that doesn’t mean it’s always simple for people to put them together. Here is how to get your kit ready without blowing your budget.
 

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Coping with traumatic events and tragic news

January 10, 2020 - Sometimes the news can feel overwhelming and like it is only getting worse. While there is no standard way to feel or act, there are some ways that you can recognize the signs of extreme stress in yourself and those around you, how you can practice self-care and how you can help support others.
 

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Red Cross volunteer Ibtesam Eisa

Q&A with Red Cross volunteer Ibtesam Eisa from Fredericton, New Brunswick

January 08, 2020 - Red Cross volunteer Ibtesam Eisa tells us about why she volunteers and what working with the Red Cross means to her. 
 

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No matter the day or the hour, Red Cross is ready to help

December 24, 2019 - Disasters and emergencies can happen any day, which is why Red Cross volunteers are ready to meet urgent needs, even on Christmas Eve. 

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skating on ice

Ice Safety: Know when it’s safe to play

December 18, 2019 - There is no such thing as 100 percent safe ice. However, precautions can be taken to reduce the risks.

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How to heat your home safely

November 13, 2019 - During winter months, heating equipment like portable space heaters are the leading cause of home fires. Follow these tips to ensure you use your heating source safely for a warm and cozy home this winter.

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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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