New Home, New Hope

Posted on 5th April 2018, by
Robert wears hat with sunglasses. Has goatee
When Robert, 54, was first released from prison, he had nowhere to go and found himself living on the streets for two years. Now, thanks to support from The Salvation Army’s Booth Centre in Ottawa, he is living in his own apartment, making changes in his life and focusing on his future. “I was sick  […]

Easter Message from Salvation Army World Leader

Posted on 29th March 2018, by
Image of Jesus Christ looking toward heaven
Transformed by the Cross THE message of God’s restorative and redemptive love, as evidenced in the Cross and empty tomb, is still as powerful and relevant today as it was 2,000 years ago. The Cross is central to our faith and gospel message. It is integral to everything we believe and is our motivation in  […]

Trades Program Helps Vulnerable Youth Succeed

Posted on 15th March 2018, by
Man holds pot of food
Zach Blyth, 19, knows what it means to struggle in school. Feeling like he didn’t belong was always tied to a powerful internal dialogue that said he’d never succeed in life. But The Salvation Army’s Hospitality Program in Wiarton, Ont., changed that by turning his doubts into self-confidence and, today, he has dreams, goals and  […]

March Break Camps are More than Memories

Posted on 12th March 2018, by
Young female participant enjoys snacks at March break camp
March break is the perfect time for children to escape the pressures of school and life and enjoy a change of pace. This week, across Canada, many Salvation Army centres are hosting March break camps, where children can enjoy activity-filled days in a safe, inclusive environment. “Kids benefit a lot from attending camp,” says Courtney  […]