Saskatchewan News and Stories (Page 8)

Saskatchewan News and Stories

helping families affected by wildfires SK

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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first aid training guide

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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You are supporting Saskatchewan kids

April 11, 2019 - While teaching a Grade 5/6 class about bullying prevention and healthy relationships, a girl started sharing her story with two of the Red Cross presenters.

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Students urged to be someone’s hero during K+S Pink Day

February 27, 2019 - On February 28, 2019, thousands of students across the province will be encouraging each other to stand up for someone when they wear the iconic pink T-shirt branded with “Be Someone’s Hero” during K+S Pink Day.

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2019 Red Cross Humanitarians of the Year announced

February 08, 2019 - The Canadian Red Cross is pleased to announce that Elaine and Peter Zakreski have been selected as the 2019 Saskatoon Humanitarians of the Year and Kayla Brien has been selected as the 2019 Saskatoon Young Humanitarian of the Year.

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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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