The Salvation Army and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) have agreed to a three-year project that will offer dedicated repair and renewal dollars to residential facilities across the country. The partnership includes $45 million in funding from The Salvation Army and a $30-million contribution from CMHC, totalling a $75-million
On April 28, the atmosphere at Knox United Church in Winnipeg was jubilant and festive as friends, family, staff and faculty gathered for the 42nd convocation ceremony for Booth University College. Commissioner Lee Graves, territorial commander, with Scott Gillingham, mayor of Winnipeg At the morning baccalaureate service, Booth UC officially
In March, The Salvation Army’s Hope Church and Community Services in Ajax, Ont., celebrated the grand opening of its new building after more than a decade of planning, fundraising and construction. Since the church opened in 2000, the congregation has been using rented space for worship, from school gymnasiums to local movie theatres,
At The Salvation Army’s Shaganappi Community Church in Calgary, a new crocheting program is providing a creative outlet, valuable life skills and church connections to children and youth. Officially launched in January, the program runs every Tuesday evening for two hours. The crocheting program was inspired by a dedicated volunteer,
Sydney, N.S., saw record snowfall in February when a multiple-day winter storm dropped more than 150 centimetres. The Salvation Army responded by providing spiritual and emotional support, and packing and distributing emergency food hampers in partnership with Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) and the Provincial Incident Management Team.