Saskatchewan News and Stories (Page 7)

Saskatchewan News and Stories

Help Red Cross choose its 2020 Saskatoon Humanitarians of the Year

December 04, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross is seeking nominations for the 2020 Saskatoon Young Humanitarian of the Year and the 2020 Saskatoon Humanitarian of the Year.

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Giving Back as a Volunteer / Giving Back with Co-op Give Cards

November 04, 2019 - For Ross Pratt it was an easy decision to leave Regina and volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross as the organization supports evacuees from the B.C. wildfires.

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Helping your community be ready for disasters

October 31, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross has a long history of responding to disasters and works alongside all levels of government to help those affected. The Red Cross augments the capacity of local authorities to ensure impacted communities receive the help they need as effectively and efficiently as possible.

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2019 Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year announced

September 18, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that John Hopkins is the recipient of the 2019 Regina Humanitarian of the Year award. Hopkins will receive the award at the annual Power of Humanity Awards Reception in Regina on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

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A fishing trip gone wrong and how lifejackets saved everyone

August 29, 2019 - Jim and his wife always remind their friends how important it is to wear their lifejackets when they go out on the water.

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Suggashi family from Pikangikum First Nation

Forced from their homes, Pikangikum residents find respite with the Red Cross

August 29, 2019 - On July 7, 2019, heavy smoke from nearby forest fires forced the community of Pikangikum First Nation in northwestern Ontario to evacuate. Saskatchewan opened its doors and for two weeks, 426 evacuated people were hosted at the University of Regina campus.

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Bridging the Years - Friendly Phone Program

July 08, 2019 - There are almost four decades between Evelyn Kowalchuk and Alysia Ness. The differences between them are significant and yet they spend hours each month chatting together. They are both members of the Canadian Red Cross Friendly Phone Program.

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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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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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