2020

Upon direction from territorial headquarters, The Salvation Army Maritime Division is mobilizing toward emergency response readiness to support those impacted by COVID-19 across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. “Our emergency disaster services teams are prepared and ready to go the second we receive direction,” says Jan Keats, emergency disaster services coordinator.  In  […]

Salvation Army to Temporarily Close Thrift Stores

Posted on 18th March 2020, by Maritime
The Salvation Army continues to closely monitor the ever changing realities surrounding COVID-19, following all regulations from both federal and provincial governments, as well as Health Canada. The Salvation Army’s Territorial Headquarters has determined that, effective immediately, all thrift stores will be closed to public shopping for the next two weeks. The decision will be  […]

Our Support will Continue, We are Still The Salvation Army

Posted on 17th March 2020, by Maritime
The Salvation Army continues to closely monitor the ever changing realities surrounding COVID-19, following all regulations from both federal and provincial governments, as well as Health Canada. During this time of uncertainty, we are working diligently to provide essential services such as food, shelter and clothing, while taking preventative measures to protect the safety of  […]

The Salvation Army in Canada Addresses Coronavirus Pandemic

Posted on 16th March 2020, by Maritime
COVID-19 (coronavirus) has developed quickly, and The Salvation Army is committed to taking preventative measures to protect the safety of the 1.6 million people we serve each year as well as our officers, employees and volunteers. Their well-being is our top priority. As the situation evolves, we continue to monitor and promote the Public Health  […]

Celebrating Women Across the Division

Posted on 6th March 2020, by Maritime
Today on International Women’s Day, and everyday, The Salvation Army Maritime Division is celebrating the incredible contributions women are making in our organization across Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Major Linda Budgell has been a female leader in The Salvation Army for 38 years. Through her experience, she’s had the opportunity to  […]
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A Concrete Bed Garners a Comfortable Solution

Posted on 4th March 2020, by Maritime
Many of us are fortunate to never experience homelessness. But for those who have, breaking through stereotypes to communicate their story can be a challenge, especially for those who recently spent time on the streets. The Salvation Army Bedford Macdonald House in Charlottetown has found a creative solution to help formerly homeless residents tell their  […]

Community, Compassion and a New Canadian

Posted on 28th February 2020, by Maritime
A dedication for helping others, a passion for community, a new Canadian citizenship – this is just the beginning of what makes Ahmad Ismail an extraordinary member of The Salvation Army’s Centre of Hope team.  Since he started just over a year ago, he played an integral role in helping refugees by communicating with them  […]

Standing Together Against Bullying – Pink Shirt Day

Posted on 26th February 2020, by Maritime
On February 26, The Salvation Army Maritime Division is taking part in Anti-Bullying Day – a national event started by two Nova Scotia students more than ten year ago when they stood up for a fellow classmate who was being bullied for the colour of his shirt.  For Captain Kim Chan, bullying is an issue  […]
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Love is in the Division – Locked into Love

Posted on 14th February 2020, by Maritime
Across the maritimes, officers and salvationist couples are working side-by-side to bring hope, transform communities and lead through ministry. This valentine’s day, we are highlighting three couples from our maritime divisional headquarters that are making an impact together.  While their careers in The Salvation Army began more than 15 years ago, Captains Jamie and Elaine  […]

Love is in the Division – Not Oult of Love Yet

Posted on 13th February 2020, by Maritime
Across the maritimes, officers and salvationist couples are working side-by-side to bring hope, transform communities and lead through ministry. This valentine’s day, we are highlighting three couples from our maritime divisional headquarters that are making an impact together.  While they spend their days in different departments, salvationists Murray and Ronalda Oulton recently began working together  […]