The refugees' offering of their time and blood donations comes at an important time as Canada faces an urgent nationwide need for donors, especially over the Christmas and New Year period due to travel, family activities and changes in routines.
During the holiday season, there is a 40 percent drop in the amount of people donating blood and the cold weather is making those numbers even lower.
Clinics will be held at the Pictou Armouries from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2, and at Summer Street Industries on Wednesday, Jan. 3, from noon to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m., as well as Thursday, Jan. 4, from noon to 3 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m.
"In Syria, the donation of blood is considered the highest form of loyalty to the community". As the universal blood type, patients in an emergency situation can all receive O blood.
"People in Pictou County are very generous and loyal and we appreciate their support", said MacDonald. About 30 percent of the supply goes to cancer patients in the region, and one in seven entering the hospital need blood.
This can be for various reasons and blood, platelets and plasma are always needed. "It's easy to sign up and book your first appointment online or via our mobile phone app". The response was huge, with hundreds of refugees wanting to give blood.
The blood collection centre in Charlottetown is located at 85 Fitzroy St. Hours of operation until January 5, 2018 are 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. on December 27; 3 p.m.to 7 p.m. on December 28; 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. on December 29; 3 p.m.to 7 p.m. on January 2; 8 a.m.to 2 p.m. on January 3; 3 p.m.to 7 p.m. on January 4; and 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. on January 5.
White supremacists create shrine to Justine Damond The clashes came amid debate over the removal of statues and memorials commemorating the Confederacy across the country. The group helped organise participants in the deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia in August.
The protests were mostly directed at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's government, the Nazar media network reported. A message calling for "No to high prices" protests was circulated recently on Telegram, he wrote in another tweet.
Holland made $15 million this year, but he did not exercise the $15 million player option after the 2017 season. Friday's agreement totals $52m over three years and reportedly includes a fourth-year vesting option at $14m.
Afghan president Ashraf Ghani has called the attack on a Shiite Muslim cultural center in Kabul a "crime against humanity". Photo Security officials at the scene of a bomb attack in western Kabul , Afghanistan, on Thursday.
To get feedback on the app's performance and design, it has distributed a variety of Android devices to the engineering teams. Snap changes included separate streams for posts or messages from close friends versus digital content from publishers.
One person certainly lucked out in this situation. "Why not just land in Tokyo and send the other person back?" she tweeted. She pointed out that boarding pass scanner should have registered the mistake.
In an earlier report in August , the paper said Uber was losing roughly $9,000 a vehicle , 18 times more than previously believed. SoftBank will occupy two seats on the company's board and will now be an extremely influential player in decisions at Uber.
Previously, Merrill has said it is "highly unlikely" that Jones would not be certified as the victor of the election. Moore's campaign was deeply wounded by accusations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls decades ago.
India and Iran maintain that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring from the Indian Navy. Faisal also tweeted that the meeting was arranged in light of "Islamic traditions and based on purely humanitarian grounds".
Overseas, Last Jedi has launched in virtually every major market, save for China, where it doesn't debut until January 5. After a lull on Christmas Eve, moviegoing picked up in earnest on Christmas Day as films saw huge day-over-day gains.
Amanda: 2018 is coming in COLD!
The cold front will start moving in Saturday afternoon and push temperatures down to the 40s overnight into Sunday . This will be a very unsafe stretch of cold for the area, so make sure your family and pets are prepared.
Apple CEO Tim Cook now takes private planes only
Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has been ordered by the firm to use only private jets for both business and personal transport. Cook's predecessor, the founder of Apple Steve Jobs had his own private jet that was gifted to him during 2000 by Apple .