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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  […]

Following an election process involving Salvation Army senior leaders from across the world, Commissioner Brian Peddle was chosen to take the office of the General on August 3, 2018, following the retirement of General André Cox, who has held the post since August 2013. General-Elect Peddle will serve as the international leader of The Salvation  […]

Every Monday at The Salvation Army’s Community Kitchen in Parry Sound, Ont., individuals, families and youth with low income, are building confidence and skills that enable them to stretch their tight budgets, avoid hunger and make healthy choices. “I love this group,” says class attendee, Kelly. “It’s lots of fun.” "I don't have access to  […]

General André Cox writes: You will understand that within a very short time of accepting my election to the office of General, I began to give serious thought to whom I might ask to work alongside me as the Chief of the Staff. After several days of prayer, reflection and wide consultation with a number  […]

Commissioner André Cox, a Swiss-British Salvation Army officer, has been elected as the 20th General of the Christian church and charity. The election took place at the High Council, which saw 117 of The Salvation Army’s senior leaders from around the world gather just outside London for the sacred task of choosing the next international  […]

Senior Salvation Army leaders from around the world are currently in London, England, to elect a new General, who will serve as The Salvation Army’s new international leader. The 2013 High Council consists of 118 members (62 women and 56 men) made up of the Chief of Staff, all the active commissioners and territorial leaders  […]

Following a period of personal reflection and prayer, General Linda Bond, international leader of The Salvation Army, has decided to relinquish the Office of the General with effect from 13 June 2013. The General’s decision to step down comes after 44 years of ministry. Pending the election of a new General, the Chief of the  […]

Travel and Expense Reimbursement Policy 1.     INTRODUCTION  This policy provides guidance for the reimbursement of expenses incurred by officers and employees of The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda in the performance of their responsibilities. 2.     GENERAL GUIDANCE 2.1     The Salvation Army will reimburse expenses that are legitimate, reasonable, and appropriate for  […]