Prairie News

2009/10 Annual Review

Posted on 20th September 2010, by
HOPE + DIGNITY – The Salvation Army Canada & Bermuda Annual Review 2009/2010 The extent of The Salvation Army’s work would not be possible without your kind and generous donations. This past year, while a slumping economy continued to inflict pain on many, you gave what you could. For this we offer our sincere appreciation  […]

Summits of Change

Posted on 28th July 2010, by
The Salvation Army Correctional & Justice Services in Winnipeg has been operating The Prostitution Diversion Program(PDP) in partnership with Manitoba Justice since 1998. The program gives those individuals, mainly women, the opportunity of resolving their prositution-related charge through an alternative “camp” program instead of through the traditional court system. This three day, two night program  […]
On July 19, The Salvation Army’s Multicultural Family Centre celebrated a new beginning. Officials from all three levels of government were on hand to officially turn the sod for the new building, which will open next year. Shelly Glover, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface, gave a personal testimony to the effectiveness of the Centre  […]

Yorkton Flood Update

Posted on 14th July 2010, by
The Salvation Army’s response teams are still onsite cleaning up after the town of Yorkton flooded last week. Thanks to the generous support of the public, so far $14, 896.00 has been raised in support of the cleanup. A temporary clothing depot and food bank have been set up in the town for those affected  […]
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  […]