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With Canada plunged into its fourth election campaign in seven years, the environment is one issue Canadians want to hear about. As it relates to the environment, The Salvation Army believes that humans are called to careful stewardship of the earth and its resources. Among other environmental initiatives, the Army makes environmental concerns an integral  […]

All political parties recently signed onto a House of Commons report laying out recommendations for reducing poverty in Canada—but all disagree about how. It’s reassuring that Canadians believe poverty is an important issue facing the country today. However, in a recent study conducted by The Salvation Army many still don’t understand the issue. For example  […]

It’s official. Canadians will head to the polls May 2 for the fourth federal election in seven years. Several issues are expected to dominate the campaign. One being Law and Order. Topics for debate include added new criminal offences, expanded prisons, and changed sentencing laws. As it relates to justice, The Salvation Army takes an  […]

The Salvation Army in Guelph, Ont., in collaboration with Hand Print Kids, offers a free Toy Lending Library to support families who need toys to promote their child’s development. The toys can be borrowed for two weeks, and the toy selection is rotated every seven weeks. In 2021, Occupational Therapist with Hand Print Kids, Carol  […]

Food banks are often seen as places where people in need can come to get food to survive, and, while this perception may be true, it doesn’t paint a full picture of the further benefits these places can bring to their clients. Ella Watkins, a client of The Salvation Army’s food bank in Fort St.  […]
Every Monday for the past two months, Major Carolyn Hale notices a line of people out her office window at The Salvation Army Castledowns Church in Edmonton, Alberta. A popular new program, Produce Pantry, opens at 1 p.m. but the line usually starts by 10 a.m. In the church gym, tables are laid out full  […]
Farmers in Liberia are learning new techniques to increase the size of their harvests—thanks to you! A new agriculture project is giving hope to more than 200 small-scale farmers in Cotton Tree and Mount Barclay communities that are facing severe food insecurity due to increasing food prices and inflation.   Because of you, the three-year  […]

The International Development department acts as a humanitarian relief and development office inviting Canadians to share their resources to empower and support sustainable change for vulnerable individuals and communities around the world. The Salvation Army in the Canada and Bermuda Territory have been involved in international emergency and development projects for over 60 years. Today,  […]