Sally Ann says “YES!!” to Toronto City Council’s “NO” Vote

by Ontario Communications
Categories: Divisional News

TORONTO, May 21, 2013 – The Salvation Army salutes Toronto City Council’s overwhelming “No” vote against the proposed downtown casino.

“I am encouraged by the demonstration of leadership by Toronto City Council members to decline the proposed casino,” said Lt.-Colonel Susan van Duinen, Divisional Commander of The Salvation Army.  “Thank you Toronto City Council for making the right decision regarding the proposed downtown casino as together we fight against poverty and homelessness.  Thank you.”

About the Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is an international faith-based organization that began its work in Canada in 1882 and has grown to become the largest non-governmental direct provider of social services in the country. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people today and every day in 400 communities across Canada and more than 124 countries around the world. The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life, providing shelter for homeless people and rehabilitation for people who have lost control of their lives to an addiction. When you give to The Salvation Army, you are investing in the future of marginalized and overlooked people in your community.