Prairie News

The Salvation Army sets up disaster relief initiatives in Yorkton. The above link, from the Regina Leader-Post, tells one of many stories that have been coming out of Yorkton, SK, following a storm which dropped between 100 and 150 millimetres of rain on the city in less than 30 minutes. Updates on the relief effort  […]
For first responders, exposure to harassment, violence and tragedy is part of the job. To protect its officers from psychological and spiritual toll, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) instituted a chaplaincy program. Four Salvation Army officers from Saskatchewan are proud to serve as volunteer chaplains. Major Peter Eason, corps officer in Meadow Lake, says  […]

Saskatoon Honours Hundreds of Volunteers

Posted on 26th May 2010, by
The Salvation Army Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon, held April 27 in Saskatoon, saw more than 200 volunteers and special guests gather for a light lunch and fellowship. The annual event allows us to say a loud and appreciative “thank you” to the individuals and groups who give time, energy and compassion, and help The Salvation Army  […]

Let Hope Shine Through!

Posted on 28th April 2010, by
On June 7, please join us at St. Boniface Golf Course for Winnipeg’s annual Golf Tournament. This year, proceeds from the event will support the Winnipeg Booth Centre and the replacement of its windows. Your $150 registration fee includes your game, lunch and dinner. You can even try your hand at beating our “pro”, special guest Troy Westwood.  […]
Fifteen new immigrants have just taken an important step in their new lives as they graduated from an employment training program at The Salvation Army’s Multicultural Family Centre. One is Esraa Al-Tahan, a 28-year old Iraqi woman who arrived in Canada with her husband and daughter two years ago. The family fled war torn Iraq  […]

Saving Fellow Albinos From Killings in Africa

Posted on 16th March 2010, by
As we go about our day it is often hard for us to think what it would be like to live 24/7 in fear of our lives. One of our very own, Paul Ash from Southlands Community Church, is becoming all too familiar with the plight of Albinos in Africa. Please read the article below  […]
Candace Sutherland has overcome some insurmountable odds in her young lifetime. At the tender age of 17, Candace has experienced a childhood rife with poverty, dependence of food banks and a brief stay in foster care.  Born into a family with a developmentally delayed mother and schizophrenic father, Candace never celebrated Christmas like other children  […]

Heritage Park Temple catches Olympic Spirit!

Posted on 12th February 2010, by
Catching the wave of Olympic spirit, Heritage Park Temple decided to host its own celebratory event in honor of the Olympic flame passing through the city. With some creative thinking on the part of the event coordinator, Paul Deacon Jr., it didn’t take long to transform the corps parking lot into a local street hockey  […]

Saskatoon Supports Haiti Kettles

Posted on 11th February 2010, by
For our special Week of Compassion for Haiti, the Salvation Army kettles were stationed at shopping malls and stores across Saskatoon. More than 200 volunteers donated over 600 hours of service to the campaign, including the 72nd Saskatoon North Cub Scout Troup. Thursday evening, the Cubs rang bells at the big kettles and carried hand-held  […]