Quebec News and Stories (Page 5)

Quebec News and Stories

An eleventh-hour rescue

September 20, 2013 - Jonathan and his family wanted to share this gut-wrenching story to raise awareness about the importance of wearing a lifejacket. A must-read.

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The Red Cross and Desjardins announce a new partnership to help those affected by disasters

September 12, 2013 - The Quebec Zone of the Canadian Red Cross and Desjardins Insurance announce the creation of a joint program. This program will allow them to pool their resources to help meet the essential needs of as many affected families as possible following a disaster.

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An update on the work of the Red Cross in Lac-Mégantic two months after the tragedy

September 10, 2013 - Two months after the tragedy that disrupted the lives of the Lac-Mégantic community, the Red Cross continues its work to provide those affected by the disaster with the necessary support and material help needed to overcome such difficult events.

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The Red Cross launches fundraising campaign for the floods in Magog

September 06, 2013 - In response to the major floods that took place in Magog last Monday, the Red Cross is launching a fundraising campaign to help those affected. People wishing to make a financial donation can give online at

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Red Cross response in Magog

September 05, 2013 - The torrential rain that poured down on Magog last Monday, September 2, caused heavy floods and forced several families from their homes.

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Three students bike 1,300 km for Lac-Mégantic relief funds

August 29, 2013 - A group of three McGill students, recently highlighted on the Red Cross Talks blog, embarked on a 1,300 kilometer bike ride, starting August 2, in an effort to raise money for the victims of the Lac-Mégantic disaster.

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Red Cross announces updates to the Lac Megantic assistance program

August 22, 2013 - Thanks to donors’ generosity, the Red Cross is doing even more for people affected by the tragedy in Lac-Mégantic. 

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Canadian Red Cross provides assistance to Lac-Mégantic survivors

August 20, 2013 - On July 6, a freight train carrying crude oil was derailed in Lac-Mégantic, Quebec, causing a series of major explosions and fires to break out in the community.

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Lac-Mégantic: How your donations are being spent

August 12, 2013 - Thanks to the generosity of Canadians like you, the Canadian Red Cross has so far been able to help more than 1,230 families affected by the train derailment in Lac-Mégantic. 

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The Red Cross announces details of its assistance program for Lac-Mégantic

July 24, 2013 - Thanks to the generosity of Canadians and businesses that have so far contributed $7,2 million to assist the Lac-Mégantic community, the Red Cross has developed an assistance program for those affected by the disaster.

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