Saskatchewan News and Stories (Page 5)

Saskatchewan News and Stories

Taking care of your mental health during COVID-19 including links to SK resources

September 30, 2020 - We have passed the six-month mark of living in a COVID-19 world and things are not getting any less stressful. Now, more than ever, it’s important to take steps to care for your mental health. Here are some tips that can help:

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Canadian Red Cross seeking volunteers across Saskatchewan

September 14, 2020 - The Canadian Red Cross is recruiting new volunteers in Saskatchewan to help people affected by community-wide emergencies or personal disasters.

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A summer season of helping for a Saskatoon volunteer – all from her backyard

September 09, 2020 - When COVID-19 gripped the country, locking down everything, Jean-Anne Booker wondered how it would affect her volunteer work with the Canadian Red Cross. It turned out that there was no need for concern as the Red Cross quickly pivoted to continue to provide much-needed assistance.

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Water safety and representation with Justice Vandale-Niccolls

September 08, 2020 -

Justice Vandale-Niccolls is the Alberta Coordinator of the Indigenous Swimming and Water Safety Program for the Canadian Red Cross. 
Red Cross Talks discussed Justice’s passions for swimming and water safety, her job and career goals.

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Support fund brings 2SLGBTQIAP+ community together across Saskatchewan

August 26, 2020 - A recent national survey of LGBTQI2S communities found a higher rate of reduced employment and higher rates of an anticipated negative impact on mental health as a result of COVID-19 when compared to the general public.

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Rudimentary to flourishing: COVID-19 and virtual volunteering

August 20, 2020 - The move to virtual-based volunteering has taken Saskatchewan-based Canadian Red Cross volunteer Alex Bull from “barely” able to turn on a computer to supervising a team of Safety and Wellbeing volunteers using technology.

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Adapting the Indigenous Swimming and Water Safety program for COVID-19

August 07, 2020 - When Lesley-Anne Morley took on leadership of the Indigenous Swimming and Water Safety program for the Canadian Red Cross in 2014, she never imagined that, years later, she would be adapting the program for a global pandemic.

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Quarantine to volunteer: One Saskatoon man’s story

July 29, 2020 - From sailing across the Pacific Ocean to isolation at a Canadian military base for two weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has taken Al Stickney of Saskatoon on a strange journey that ended with a new volunteer position with the Canadian Red Cross.

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ed Cross Ambassador and Saskatchewan Roughrider player Dan Clark on virtual meeting

Thousands Zoom into virtual stress management sessions

July 17, 2020 - As kids adapted to the new virtual ‘classroom,’ a Zoom visit by Red Cross Ambassador, Saskatchewan Roughrider Dan Clark, was a welcome chance to chat about dealing with stress for a group of Yorkton, SK students.

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Swimming for Lifelong Fitness

June 26, 2020 - Learn more about the Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety Program in Saskatchewan.


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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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