Saskatchewan News and Stories (Page 7)

Saskatchewan News and Stories



 

 

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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Two young Red Cross lifeguards hanging out by a lake

Swimming for Lifelong Fitness

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

 

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8 Executive cabinet volunteers stand in front of a Canadian Red Cross media backdrop.

Executive Cabinet Volunteers in Saskatchewan

June 03, 2020 - The Executive Cabinet in Saskatchewan serves the provincial Red Cross in a way that is not replicated anywhere else across the country.

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Red Cross worker in Saskatoon office

Using volunteer opportunities to discover a new passion

May 30, 2020 - Canadian Red Cross volunteer Zoe has brought her skills to several roles from organizing events to answering phones. Read how Zoe's diverse volunteer experience allowed her to discover a new passion. 
 

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Red Cross volunteer making calls

Checking in to stay connected during COVID-19

May 07, 2020 - In keeping with COVID-19 physical distancing requirements, Saskatchewan, volunteers have already made more than 200 wellness check phone calls to people with vulnerabilities being supported in self-isolation.

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Shauna Stanley Seymour dancing with 4-year-old Clark at the University of Regina during the 2019 eva

On the Frontlines When Disaster Strikes

April 16, 2020 - Red Cross volunteer describes what it's like to help during a large-scale response.

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Ruth and Gwen posing for a picture

Friendly phone calls make all the difference

April 06, 2020 - A couple of years ago, Gwen Schick retired. She discovered that she missed meeting people in the course of her travels for work. So, Gwen started volunteering as a Friendly Phone volunteer with the Canadian Red Cross in Saskatchewan.

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The Red Cross Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety program in Saskatchewan

March 16, 2020 - The Red Cross Indigenous Swimming & Water Safety program has been running in Saskatchewan since 2016. Since then, more than 1,600 youth in 27 communities have learned how to be safer in, on, and around water.

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fire truck with stuffed bears in windshield

Fluffy recruits provide comfort during times of emergency

February 13, 2020 - A fluffy friend in a time of need! Read how Red Cross teddy bears make a difference during disasters and emergencies

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Bethune mine

Saskatchewan company leads the way in offering psychological first aid training for employees

January 22, 2020 - Read how a company in Saskatchewan is providing mental health tools for employees. 
 

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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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