Prairie News

New Fork Lift Training Program

Posted on 16th March 2011, by
The Salvation Army in Regina is partnering with Carmichael Outreach and the Regina and District Food Bank to deliver a community-based program that connects job seekers with local employment opportunities.    The Fork Lift Training Partnership will provide unemployed individuals with fork lift, skid steer and pallet jack certification.   The first group of 12 participants is  […]
The following is a section of an article that was published in The Tisdale Recorder. Tisdale, SK February 16, 2011 – Earlier this month it was announced that the Salvation Army’s new world leader and the 19th General will be no other than Canadian Commissioner Linda Bond, who, as it so happens, has a connection to  […]

Taoist Tai Chi Society Helps Women in Crisis

Posted on 9th March 2011, by
In Saskatoon, women in crisis can rely on The Salvation Army. Some are fleeing abuse; others need to get off the streets. They find safe haven at Mumford House shelter, a warm and welcoming environment for women and their children. Often, we hear from individuals and groups in the community eager to assist us in  […]
“Harnessing the power of millions” is the concept driving Shaw Communications’ Together is Amazing initiative, and it might just have the power to feed millions. In fall and winter of 2010, the communications giant led a huge nationwide food-gathering campaign food banks across Canada. Shaw employees put out collection bins, went door-to-door, and aired a  […]
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PotashCorp) today announced a $100,000 donation to the Salvation Army to assist relief efforts in New Zealand following the magnitude-6.3 earthquake near Christchurch on February 22. “Our thoughts are with the people of Christchurch and area as they cope with the loss or injury of loved ones  […]
She became a role model not only for Aboriginal youth BUT for everyone. On March 20, 2010, Candace Sutherland began her journey to run from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Victoria, British Columbia to raise money for The Salvation Army and three other charities: Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Canadian Diabetes Association, and Canadian Cancer Society.   […]

Saskatoon Santa Shuffle a Big Success

Posted on 25th February 2011, by
The 2010 Santa Shuffle in Saskatoon was a big success. Participants raised more than $8,000 for families in need – the highest ever for Saskatoon. That equals more hope and support for families in need, including Christmas dinner and toys under the tree. Despite very chilly weather, the Santa Shuffle was fun and festive. After  […]

Emergency Disaster Training in Swift Current

Posted on 23rd February 2011, by
By John R. Statton Swift Current Prairiepost Swift Current, SK February 23, 2011 — Good Samaritans are gearing up to train southwest residents in disaster assistance. The Salvation Army will host the Emergency Disaster Response session April 16. Experts will attend to pass on their knowledge in a variety of disaster situations.  “Internally we’ve always put on  […]

Chefs take on Captain Ed in chowder challenge

Posted on 18th February 2011, by
Maple Creek, SK February 18, 2011 — It may come down to that special secret ingredient on Feb. 19 during the Seafood Chowder Throw down fundraiser at the Salvation Army. “Well there will be some secret ingredients added to our chowder as well as Captain Ed’s,” said Star Cafe & Grill chef Noy Lim. “But we work  […]