Saskatchewan News and Stories

Saskatchewan News and Stories



Cross volunteering, making a difference, opening new opportunities, changing lives

April 19, 2023 - In September 2022, Kim and Beth, both Emergency Management volunteers with the Canadian Red Cross in Saskatchewan, pivoted to volunteer in another capacity within the CRC and assist Friendly Calls with program evaluations.

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Thank you volunteers, Red Cross express gratitude

April 16, 2023 - A message to our Volunteers from Luc Mullinder, Vice President, Saskatchewan

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Erin Wilson awarded the Order of Red Cross

November 29, 2022 - Erin has trained hundreds of WSITs in her role of MIT.  As a course facilitator, she is responsible for presenting information and evaluating skill development in the candidates. 

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Lyle Karasiuk awarded the Order of Red Cross

November 29, 2022 - Lyle Karassik has been a loyal and dedicated volunteer with the Prevention and Safety department and the Saskatchewan branch of the Canadian Red Cross for twenty-two years.

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Scott Osmachenko awarded the Order of Red Cross

November 29, 2022 - For the past 19 years, Scott has been a dedicated and passionate supporter of the work and mission of the Canadian Red Cross.

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More than a century of tireless service: Celebrating Dilke Red Cross Society

November 18, 2022 - On December 16, 1916, in the small community of Dilke, just northwest of Regina, Saskatchewan, a group of 24 men and women formed a society to help soldiers who were away at war. Little did they know this would be the beginning of a beautiful friendship that would span generations, for more than a century.

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Barb Thompson awarded the Order of Red Cross

November 17, 2021 - When it comes to responding to disasters, Barb literally wrote the book for the Red Cross. She organized the process and then trained hundreds of volunteers and staff. If you live in Western Canada and have been affected by a major disaster, Barb has likely supported you, and everyone else affected, providing much needed relief.

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Doug Reid awarded the Order of Red Cross

November 17, 2021 - Doug Reid has been a calm and steady force for the Red Cross in Saskatchewan for the past 14 years. He is always ready and willing to help, whether it’s supporting a home fire or a large evacuation, leading a volunteer board through a time of major change or helping bring a community together to be better prepared for a disaster.

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MEDIA RELEASE: Two Saskatchewan volunteers receive Canadian Red Cross’ highest honour

November 17, 2021 - The Order of Red Cross, the organization’s highest award, recognizes extraordinary people who have provided outstanding humanitarian service at home and abroad. This year, two recipients from Saskatchewan received this distinguished honour.

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A deployment day off

November 09, 2021 - Marina Dovell has plenty of experience decompressing during Red Cross deployments. She started volunteering with the Red Cross in 2015, after retiring from the Saskatchewan provincial government, and deals with stressful situations when on response. She describes her best practices for self-care and destressing during difficult times.

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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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