Gifting Smiles This Christmas

Posted on 2nd December 2020, by British Columbia
Gifting Smiles This Christmas In 2015 when Cynthia, her husband and their four children first arrived in Canada, they were shocked at how much day-to-day living cost. From housing to essentials like food, she quickly discovered they would have a struggle ahead of them affording what they needed; yet she knew they made the right  […]

Northern Exposure

Posted on 30th September 2020, by British Columbia
Northern Exposure Cameron Eggie was a transitional housing caseworker at The Salvation Army’s Gateway of Hope in Langley, B.C., when the chaplain at the time, Major Henri Regamey, encouraged him to explore chaplaincy, and mentored him in the process. While completing a certificate in chaplaincy and spiritual care at Booth University College, Eggie was hired  […]

Standing Up to Human Trafficking in Our Communities

Posted on 30th July 2020, by British Columbia
Standing Up to Human Trafficking in Our Communities Most Canadians are shocked to find out that human trafficking happens in Canada, and to Canadians. In fact, from 2009 to 2018, there was 1,708 human trafficking police reports, with 68% of cases occurring solely on Canadian soil. 97% of victims identify as women, and 92% of  […]
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Financial Freedom

Posted on 24th July 2020, by British Columbia
Financial Freedom For most people, opening a bank account is as simple as going online or making an appointment at the nearest branch. But for a person without government identification or a permanent address, doing so may be impossible. That’s the situation many survivors face when they escape human trafficking. With a new financial access  […]

Salvation Army Christmas Kettle Campaign Surpasses Goal

Posted on 10th January 2017, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army is pleased to announce that it raised over $4.3 million provincially in British Columbia through its Christmas Kettle Campaign, surpassing its $4-million goal.  Nationally The Salvation Army raised over $23.5 million provincially, surpassing its $21 million goal! “We are truly grateful for the continued support of our donors, volunteers and community partners, who enable us  […]

Kate Booth House: Domestic Violence, A Story of Survival

Posted on 8th November 2016, by British Columbia
The Salvation Army Kate Booth House would like to take the time to thank it’s donors for their continued support. For over 30 years, The Salvation Army Kate Booth House has supported women and children fleeing domestic violence through providing them with a safe and caring environment.  With your continued support the Kate Booth House  […]
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Bringing Camp Sunrise to You

Posted on 3rd June 2016, by British Columbia
'I just got back from a weekend in Victoria where we put on Camp Sunrise Comes To You! This year the program was Under The Big Top and we had an opportunity to bring down a crew of "circus performers" including a "strongman" and a couple of "clowns" who played games with the kids, sang  […]
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The Force Within

Posted on 4th May 2016, by British Columbia
We know that Hope is an amazing, powerful force! Hope is the promise that something more is possible; that the potential for greater things is before us.  At The Salvation Army we are all about hope because we know it has the power to transform lives.Our desire is to awaken hope in the lives of  […]
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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Mental Health Week

Posted on 4th May 2016, by British Columbia
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement on Mental Health Week: “This week is Mental Health Week, an occasion for all Canadians to have a candid discussion about mental health and wellness and help put an end to the stigma around mental illness once and for all. “In Canada and around the world,  […]
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