Saskatchewan News and Stories

Saskatchewan News and Stories

Strugeon Lake

Building capacity to better respond to emergencies in northern Saskatchewan

July 03, 2019 - Having local volunteers who know their neighbours and their community helps disaster responses go more smoothly.

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Celebrating 2019 K+S Pink Day

July 03, 2019 - On Feb. 27, 2019 more than 72,000 celebrated K+S Pink Day this year across Saskatchewan by wearing shirts, holding fundraisers and celebrating at their schools.
 

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Cindy Fuchs and Chief Cadmus Delorme of Cowessess FN on Aug 15 pow wow

Collaboration Agreements in Saskatchewan

April 11, 2019 - This year the Red Cross signed Collaboration Agreements with Cowesses First Nation and Meadow Lake Tribal Council.

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Helping families affected by wildfires

April 11, 2019 - From June 19 to 28, 2018, on behalf of the Government of Saskatchewan, the Canadian Red Cross provided emergency assistance to 937 people who were affected by smoke from wildfires near Southend, SK.

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You are helping to reduce the Indigenous drowning rate in Saskatchewan

April 11, 2019 - If you are Indigenous, you are 10 times more likely to drown than anyone else in Canada. That’s why the Canadian Red Cross in Saskatchewan started the Indigenous Water Safety program in 2016. 
 

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Members of the Red Cross team attending the Humboldt Broncos vigil

Providing comfort to the families affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash

April 11, 2019 - On April 6, 2018, a parent’s worst nightmare occurred when the Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team collided with a tractor trailer as they were on their way to Nipawin, Sask., for a playoff game. 

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You are helping create safer communities

April 11, 2019 - As we engage in the reconciliation journey, the Canadian Red Cross is looking for opportunities to improve partnerships in Indigenous communities. 

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Red Cross Executive Cabinet in Saskatchewan

April 11, 2019 - Thank you to all of our Executive Cabinet volunteers for taking time and energy to help further the work of the Red Cross.

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Wayne Burns

You are helping families affected by home fires

April 11, 2019 - When the home that Ivory Wayne Burns shared with his grandchildren caught fire and was destroyed, all he could think was “What are we going to do? We were destitute.”
 

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You are helping people respond to Mental Health Emergencies

April 11, 2019 - First aid for the mind is just as important as first aid for the body. That is the lesson Don Marentette, Director of First Aid Programs at the Canadian Red Cross wants people to know.
 

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