Prince Edward Island News and Stories

Prince Edward Island News and Stories

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Resources for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

September 29, 2021 - Many resources to deepen your learning on Orange Shirt Day.

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First Aid Basics: It’s made for you

August 16, 2021 - Whether you’re a new parent, want to build confidence in responding to emergencies, or want to refresh and update your first aid skills, this course provides practical knowledge in the basics of first aid in 2 to 2.5 hours.

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11 ideas for offline activities for kids

July 11, 2021 - Think your kids may be having too much screen time while we’ve been at home more these days? You’re not alone. 

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Dispelling 5 common disaster myths

July 10, 2021 - Knowing the hazards and understanding how you and your community are at risk will help you be prepared.

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Resources for educators and parents to help kids stay safe around water

May 14, 2021 - The Red Cross has put together a series of educational resources on water safety intended for both children and those who care for them.  

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Feeling stressed? How to handle the ongoing pandemic

April 28, 2021 - For many Canadians, probably every Canadian, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is causing some form of upset to daily life – and that may be putting it lightly for some.

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Tips for preventing and surviving a home fire

March 13, 2021 - Home fires can happen anytime and anywhere but are most likely to occur during winter in Canada. 

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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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Due to COVID-19, Canadian Red Cross Cancels Summer Camps

May 19, 2020 - Swimming and water safety camps that have been a summer tradition for children and youth throughout Prince Edward Island for more than 70 years will not proceed this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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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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