Igloolik teacher, Colleen, stands beside pick up truck with boxes of winter wear
750 Children and Youth to Receive Gift of Warmth TORONTO, Thursday, September 16, 2021 – A collaborative effort is underway to support children and youth in the Nunavut community of Igloolik. Igloolik-based Grade 4 teacher Colleen Chau reached out to The Salvation Army Alberta and Northern Territories Division and set in motion a plan that  […]

Thrift Shop Day Thrifting Tips for your Next Thrift Store Visit

Posted on 17th August 2021, by SalvationArmy.ca
Clothing selection at a thrift store
Thrift stores are wonderful places, so it’s not surprising that they have their own special holiday. Thrift Shop Day is celebrated annually on August 17th to celebrate all the joys and befits of thrifting. Not only can you find high-quality pieces at discounted prices, buying pre-loved items also extends the lifecycle of usable goods to  […]
A photo of the Haiti earthquake aftermath
Immediately following Saturday’s earthquake in Haiti, The Salvation Army Canada launched the Haiti Relief Effort to provide hygiene and sanitation kits, food assistance and medical supplies in-country. Canadian Lt-Colonel Morris Vincent is currently the second-in-command of The Salvation Army’s work across the Caribbean Region. The Salvation Army has worked in Haiti since 1950 and has personnel on the ground  […]