Saskatchewan News and Stories

Saskatchewan News and Stories

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Water Safety Tips for Safe Summer Swimming from the Canadian Red Cross

June 08, 2021 - The sun is shining, the heat is rising, and it’s time to enjoy all the fun that summer has to offer. But before taking the plunge at the lake or in your backyard pool, the Canadian Red Cross wants you to keep water safety at top of mind this National Water Safety Week.

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Keep Cool and Carry On: Manage summer heat waves

June 02, 2021 - With some scorchers on the horizon, now is a good time for a reminder on how to stay cool and what to watch for in case of overexposure to heat.

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Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Tips for Victoria Day

May 19, 2021 - Victoria Day long weekend is a first chance for many folks to get their docks set up, prep boats for the season, and head out on the open water. The Canadian Red Cross has some water safety tips to help you enjoy the water – safely.
 

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Red Cross Urges Getting Prepared for Emergency Preparedness Week

April 28, 2021 - With the arrival of spring comes the arrival of the potential for wildfires, floods or tornados, so this Emergency Preparedness Week, which runs May 2-8, 2021, is the perfect time to get prepared, just in case.
 

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Canadian Red Cross Volunteers - Local Edition

April 20, 2021 - April 18 to 24 is National Volunteer Week and the Canadian Red Cross is celebrating the contributions of its volunteers by highlighting some of our local stars.
 

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We Have Always Volunteered Here - Evelyn Johnson

April 20, 2021 - As part of National Volunteer Week, April 18-24, the Canadian Red Cross is celebrating volunteers, both present and past. One of those volunteers is Evelyn Johnson.

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Volunteering: giving a little or a lot all makes a difference

April 19, 2021 - Being part of the Canadian Red Cross Friendly Phone Program in Saskatchewan isn’t about talking on the phone, says long-time volunteer Brad Hebert.

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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. According to the Commissariat aux incendies de la Ville de Québec, 4 in 10 fatal home fires occur between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m., when the household is asleep.

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Community grant helps feed immigrant families in Saskatchewan

March 09, 2021 - When the COVID-19 pandemic was declared a year ago, it didn’t take long for newcomers to Canada to start knocking harder on the door of the Battlefords Immigration Resource Centre in Saskatchewan.

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21 days of wellness challenge

March 01, 2021 - Join us from March 1-31 for the #21DaysOfWellness challenge on Twitter!

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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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