Nova Scotia News and Stories

Nova Scotia News and Stories

Canadian Red Cross opens a Stronger Together Nova Scotia Fund

April 22, 2020 - Canadians were shocked and saddened by the tragic events that unfolded in the overnight hours of April 18-19, 2020, in Nova Scotia.

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Snow above basement window

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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Remembering flight Swissair 111

August 31, 2018 - Twenty years ago on September 2, 1998, flight Swissair 111 crashed off Nova Scotia’s picturesque fishing village of Peggy’s Cove. An hour after taking off from New York bound for Geneva, a fire prompted an attempt to reach Halifax for an emergency landing but the airliner crashed in St. Margaret’s Bay, killing all 229 passengers and crew.

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Canadian-Red-Cross-Volunteer-Karen-Saulnier

Proud to put on the vest and answer the call to volunteer

April 15, 2018 - Thirteen years ago, I looked into volunteering somewhere where I could help people and make a difference in my community.  I feel proud to have made a difference many times and contribute to the humanitarian mission of the Red Cross.

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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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