Nova Scotia News and Stories (Page 2)

Nova Scotia News and Stories

Stronger Together Nova Scotia Fund continues to assist families

Stronger Together Nova Scotia Fund continues to assist families

October 17, 2020 - In the overnight hours of April 18-19, 2020, Canadians were shocked and saddened by unthinkable tragedy when one man impersonating a police officer killed 22 people.

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We Are Young volunteer Colin McCrae

Fulfilling the dreams of seniors in Nova Scotia during COVID-19

October 05, 2020 - We Are Young (WAY) Association is a not-for-profit whose aim it is to grant unfulfilled wishes to seniors living in Nova Scotia.

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Tapping into tradition to support food security in Indigenous communities in the Maritimes

August 23, 2020 - Founding member Judy Googoo of Wagmatcook First Nation believes diet is a significant factor in why many people in her community have diabetes, heart disease and cancer.

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Local organization restoring dignity to seniors in rural Nova Scotia

July 24, 2020 - Since 2016, local non-profit MusGo Riders Valley Sheet Harbour Cooperative Ltd., has stepped in to fill the need for transportation from rural areas for seniors.

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Marie Bernatchez, Canadian Red Cross volunteer

Keeping isolated people in the here and now

July 13, 2020 - In this pandemic period, our interventions are rather made by telephone, but our role is just as important!

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Canadian Red Cross volunteer Sandra Christie

Lending a helping and virtual volunteer hand in Halifax during COVID-19

June 03, 2020 - It is thanks to the passion of volunteers like Sandra that so many people in Atlantic Canada can find support and comfort during this pandemic.

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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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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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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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First Aid and CPR courses in your area

Interested in taking a Red Cross First Aid or CPR course? Find a course in your community or online.

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