Alberta & Northern Territories

Pine Lake Camp Celebrates its 60th CAMPiversary

Posted on 10th October 2018, by Alberta
Time capsule ceremony at Pine Lake Camp's 60th anniversary celebration.
The Salvation Army’s Pine Lake Camp celebrated its 60th anniversary in style on August 18. The summer camp, located near Red Deer, invited the public to attend with many current and former officers, camp counsellors, and campers from their 60 year history joining in the festivities. A big part of the celebrations was going to be unearthing  […]
Edmonton Temple - Collective Kitchen program
AB Home >> The Salvation Army in Edmonton is helping people that rely on the food bank stretch their grocery budgets, and learn some new kitchen skills. This past February, The Salvation Army Edmonton Temple began a Collective Kitchen program where once a week a small group of people get together to create three homemade meals. They  […]

2018 Stampede Events

Posted on 12th July 2018, by Alberta
Salvation Army Glenmore Temple Band at the 2018 Stampede parade
Yahoo!! Or is it yeehaw!? The 2018 Stampede is a fun and exciting 10 days in Calgary, and The Salvation Army is there every year to celebrate with the city with a number of events. On Friday July 6, The Salvation Army Glenmore Temple Band marched in the parade – what a scorcher! The next  […]

True Grit Award Winner a Voice for the Marginalized

Posted on 15th December 2017, by Alberta
True Grit Award Winner a Voice for the Marginalized
AB HOME >> This fall, The Salvation Army’s own Pamela Spurvey was awarded the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for True Grit. The award honours successful efforts to reduce stigma, encourage recovery, and strengthen programs and services in the area of mental health and addiction. Pamela Spurvey is a devoted mother of five and grandmother of three.  […]

A Letter of Thanksgiving

Posted on 5th October 2017, by Alberta
A Letter of Thanksgiving
My name is Darren and I have been through a lot in my life, but this past year has been overly stressful. I’ve been struggling with many aspects of my life, from medical to financial to losing my job… I was always trying to find ways to make ends meet. Being a father of 3  […]
Calgary's Long-Standing Backpack Program Offers a Twist This Year
With the end of summer break on the horizon, many families may be looking at budgets already stretched and wondering how they’ll be able to pay for school supplies for the upcoming year. The Salvation Army has a long-standing backpack program that supplies kids from elementary school up to high school with much-needed school supplies. With the  […]