Quebec News and Stories (Page 6)

Quebec News and Stories

The Red Cross outlines its assistance program in support of those affected by the disaster in Lac-Mégantic

July 17, 2013 - The Red Cross is embarking on another stage in its assistance to those affected by the disaster in Lac-Mégantic: outlining its assistance program.

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The Red Cross provides assistance to Lac-Mégantic evacuees

July 11, 2013 - A number of expressions come to mind in connection with what happened in Lac-Mégantic during the night of July 6: disaster, nightmare, and so on. 

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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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The Red Cross is mobilizing its resources to assist those affected by the disaster in Lac-Mégantic

July 08, 2013 - Since Saturday, July 6, the Red Cross has been mobilizing teams of volunteers and deploying emergency equipment in Lac-Mégantic in support of the municipality and public authorities as they assist evacuees in the wake of the huge fire following a train derailment.

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Red Cross in Lac Mégantic to Come to the Aid of Evacuated People

July 06, 2013 - The Red Cross is mobilising volunteer teams and deploying emergency material in Lac Mégantic, to assist public authorities and come to the aid of people evacuated following the major fire caused by Saturday morning's train explosion.

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Family benefits from the Canadian Red Cross

July 02, 2013 - For one family, a fire in their apartment complex nearly destroyed everything, yet the Canadian Red Cross' assistance provided help when they needed it most.

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Forest fires in Northern Quebec: 250 residents from the village of Eastmain preventatively evacuated by the Red Cross

June 29, 2013 - Since yesterday morning, a team of volunteer responders from the Canadian Red Cross, Quebec Zone, have been supporting the people evacuated from the Eastmain Cree reserve in Northern Quebec.

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20 volunteers from the Quebec Zone of the Canadian Red Cross to provide assistance to their colleagues in Alberta

June 28, 2013 - 20 volunteers from the Quebec Zone of the Canadian Red Cross to provide assistance to their colleagues in Alberta

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Bouge pour la Croix-Rouge is back

June 07, 2013 - On average, Red Cross volunteers from Quebec respond three times a day to meet the urgent needs of people affected by disaster. What could be better than being active for this dynamic humanitarian organization?

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The gala event is a tremendous success: $900,000 raised for emergency operations in our communities

April 26, 2013 -

The Red Cross is proud and grateful to announce that its 2013 gala event raised a total of $900,000, which will go towards emergency assistance for the people of Quebec. The result was announced yesterday by Ms. Michèle Dionne, Honorary Chair of the gala event and Red Cross volunteer, before a gathering of guests made up of senior officers and representatives from the business community.

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First Aid and CPR courses in your area

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