Newcomers Find Friendship and Hope at The Salvation Army in Quebec

Posted on 31st May 2023, by
Diana stands with 2 seniors from a seniors group
There are many challenges that come with moving to Canada. The Salvation Army journeys with people to break down barriers and give them a better tomorrow. Diego’s story At age 28, Diego left Venezuela and went to the United States as a student with his family—without resident status. “We became parents of two children during  […]

Salvation Army Leaders Visit Ottawa for Week at Parliament

Posted on 26th May 2023, by
Commissioner Floyd Tidd and Amy Fisher, housing consultant, social mission department, greet the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, minister of housing and diversity and inclusion
In May, Salvation Army leaders visited Parliament Hill in Ottawa to connect and engage with government officials, and advocate on behalf of those the Army serves across Canada. The weeklong event, which began with a reception on Monday, was attended by members of Parliament, senators, government staff, and territorial and divisional representatives, including Commissioners Floyd  […]
EDS worker serves meal out of community response unit
In May 2023, the province of Alberta was struck by a devastating series of wildfires that ravaged communities and left a trail of destruction in their wake. To meet the pressing need for nourishment and relief, Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) personnel quickly mobilized to provide food, hydration and emotional and spiritual care to  […]
A room filled with prom dresses and accessories
As the end of the school year approaches, graduating high school students start looking forward to graduation and prom. And while these events are fun and memorable, sometimes finding the right dress can cause financial anxiety. To help students find affordable dresses The Salvation Army in Guelph, Ont., hosts the annual “Princess Project” event, which  […]

Why Everyone Has a Role to Play in Preparing for Emergencies

Posted on 8th May 2023, by
Emergency preparedness week. Be prepared within your community.
For more than 100 years, The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) in Canada has played a critical role in disaster preparedness, response and recovery. This Emergency Preparedness Week, May 7-13, 2023, Karim Kane, planning specialist with The Salvation Army’s national EDS team, stresses the importance of preparedness so communities can withstand, adapt to, and  […]