Prairie News

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  […]

Winnipeg Salvationist celebrates Milestone

Posted on 8th February 2010, by
On February 7, 2010, the congregation at Winnipeg East Community Church said “Happy Birthday” to the oldest member of their congregation. Jaring Timmerman celebrated his 101st birthday with three more generations of Timmermans at his side. Please join with us as we wish Mr. Timmerman many more years of good health. Photo (L – R):  […]
Winnipeg, ON January 13, 2010 – The Salvation Army is mobilizing resources to respond to the destructive earthquake that struck the Caribbean island of Haiti on Tuesday. The country is paralyzed and many are without power, clean water, and food after the quake all but destroyed the city of Port au Prince. The Salvation Army  […]