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  • Salvation Army Releases International Positional Statement on Racism

    Statement includes practical steps that can be taken to fight racism. December 11, 2017
    Filed Under:
    International News
    Statement declares that racism is "fundamentally incompatible with the Christian conviction that all people are made in the image of God and are equal in value."
  • Free and Equal

    Celebrating the 70th year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. December 8, 2017 by James Read
    Filed Under:
    Opinion & Critical Thought

    “Every human being is born free and equal in dignity.” Although it might seem so obvious that it’s hardly worth stating, today it is neither true nor obvious to many of the most powerful forces in the world. The morality of human freedom, equality and dignity must still be declared.

  • Sing Noel!

    Five inspiring Christmas carols. December 8, 2017
    Filed Under:
    Feature Articles
    Major Ken Smith, Craig Lewis, David Rowsell, Major Cathie Harris and Captain Nicholas Samuel reflect on the meaning of their favourite Christmas carols.
  • Out of the Ashes

    In the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion, The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster services was born December 6, 2017 by R. Gordon Moyles
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    Feature Articles
    On the morning of December 6, 1917, Halifax was devastated by an explosion that killed or injured thousands. The relief efforts that followed gave rise to the creation of the Army's emergency disaster services.
  • A Jingle in Time

    Ringing in the Christmas season. December 5, 2017 by Jeanette Levellie
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends
    The kettle filled up with donations from warm-hearted individuals in spite of my bell-dropping. But I was embarrassed.
  • The Greatest Gift

    Christmas is about God breaking into our world to bring truth for today. December 4, 2017 by General André Cox
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    Feature Articles
    Christmas is God’s greatest gift because we can know truth—truth that is more than abstract concept, a truth that is real and alive, embodied in Jesus.
  • Lives on the Line

    After three suicides in Wapekeka First Nation, Ont., Salvation Army supports community in crisis. November 30, 2017 by Kristin Ostensen
    Filed Under:
    Feature Articles
    When 12-year-old Jenera Roundsky took her own life in June, the Wapekeka First Nation declared a state of emergency, prompting a call for assistance. The Salvation Army was one of the organizations that responded.
  • The Way They Should Go

    How we are planting seeds of faith in our children. November 30, 2017 by Lieutenant Laura Hickman
    Filed Under:
    Opinion & Critical Thought
    I've often wondered if I’m doing enough to lay a spiritual foundation for my children. Then a moment last September gave me a new perspective. 

  • Salvation Army Kicks Off Toy Mountain

    Campaign collects gifts for thousands of children across Canada. November 29, 2017
    Filed Under:
    Territorial News
    Thousands of children will have a brighter Christmas this year, thanks to The Salvation Army's annual Toy Mountain campaign. In partnership with CTV, the Army has begun collecting toys in eight cities across Canada and will continue to do so until December 20.
  • Wrong Number

    The odds were astronomical, but that one call changed my life. November 29, 2017 by Sajanth Mohanakanthan
    Filed Under:
    Faith & Friends
    When you consider the thousands of possibilities in a seven-digit phone number, the odds of the number my mother dialed going to a Bible-believing Tamil speaker are almost impossible to compute.