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    Prime Minister Welcomes Commissioner Peddle

    Commissioner Brian Peddle, territorial commander, receives official welcome from Prime Minister Stephen Harper December 16, 2011
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    In November, Commissioner Brian Peddle, Territorial Commander for The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory was officially welcomed to Canada by the Right Honourable Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of Canada.

    During the meeting, which took place at the Prime Minister's Hill office, Prime Minister Harper thanked The Salvation Army for its work in communities across Canada.

    Commissioner Peddle was also welcomed in the House of Commons prior to Question Period by Kildonan-St. Paul MP Joy Smith. Mrs. Smith, whose private members legislation Bill C-310 was unanimously passed in the House of Commons this week is one of Canada's foremost leaders against human trafficking.

    “The Salvation Army has also been at the forefront of national and international efforts to end modern day slavery by raising awareness in communities and providing invaluable shelter and rehabilitation to survivors” said Mrs. Smith. “I want to congratulate Commissioners Brian and Rosalie Peddle on their appointments and commend the Salvation Army for its commitment to the hope and dignity of all people.”

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