COVID-19 - Salvation Army Canada

Toronto Grace Hospital Extends Care in COVID-19

Specialized Care Centre at Toronto Convention Centre to address urgent need for long-term care beds.

Territorial NewsCOVID-19
As COVID-19 cases hit an all-time high in Ontario, The Salvation Army’s Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC), in co-ordination with the Ontario government, has temporarily set up a Specialized Care Centre at the Toronto Congress Centre in Etobicoke.

Mission in a Pandemic Podcast with Major Heather and Captain Nicholas Samuel of London Citadel

How do we reach people to share the gospel of Jesus Christ while doing things differently?

COVID-19Podcast
In episode six, Major Heather and Captain Nicholas Samuel of London Citadel offer insight into how their corps is continuing ministry during a pandemic. Welcome to season two of the Salvationist podcast. This new set of episodes will offer insight into how The Salvation Army is adapting as we reopen during the pandemic. For new episodes visit

Mission in a Pandemic Podcast with Tracy Fattore, Chief Risk Officer

Reopening during a pandemic? Safety comes first.

COVID-19Podcast
In episode four, Tracy Fattore, chief risk officer, offers insights on how we have been managing risk during the pandemic. Learn about the process that the territory is using to make decisions about what should be open or stay closed, innovative initiatives in churches and social services, and what the "new normal" will look like going

Mission in a Pandemic Podcast with Claire Dunmore, Territorial Integrated Mission Secretary

How do we keep connected with people during COVID-19?

COVID-19Podcast
Welcome to season two of the Salvationist podcast. This new set of episodes will offer insight into how The Salvation Army is adapting as we reopen during the pandemic. In the coming weeks, we have corps officers, youth secretaries, our territorial music secretary and our chief risk officer all talking about how they have pivoted and continued

Mission in a Pandemic Podcast with Commissioners Floyd and Tracey Tidd

What is the future of the Salvation Army? Where are we going?

COVID-19Podcast
Welcome to our second season, this new set of episodes will offer insights into how The Salvation Army is adapting as we reopen during the pandemic. In the coming weeks we have corps officers, youth secretaries, our territorial music secretary, our integrated mission secretary and our chief risk officer all talking about how they have pivoted

Serving in a Pandemic

Volunteers embody what it means to give hope today.

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When COVID-19 took the world by storm, the more than 130,000 Salvation Army volunteers continued serving on the front lines to bring necessities and hope to the most vulnerable across the Canada and Bermuda Territory.

A New Playbook

It’s time to seize the opportunity for vision and hope.

Opinion & Critical ThoughtCOVID-19
Over these past months, we have watched our world, our communities, our families and The Salvation Army respond to the new realities presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. May this be remembered as the season when we, in bold faith, embraced the God-given international vision for The Salvation Army and created the much-needed new playbook for the present and the emerging future.

Prevent the Spread

Wearing a mask is a way to demonstrate love.

COVID-19Web Exclusive
If non-believers are out in the community wearing masks to protect the medically vulnerable and be good neighbours, why wouldn’t those of us who profess faith in God—a faith that calls us to love our fellow man?

Continuing Care

Salvation Army chaplains share how they're helping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Spiritual care is central to the mission of The Salvation Army. Four chaplains, from a variety of ministry settings, share how they come alongside others, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed things.

How Can I Keep From Singing?

Six ways to worship without congregational music.

COVID-19Web Exclusive

Congregational singing may be absent from our corporate worship for the immediate future. While there is no replacement for singing, there are certainly ways we can both augment our personal devotional time while allowing a different expression of worship to emerge.

Pandemic Positives

Learning to see God at work in the midst of COVID-19 in the Quebec Division.

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COVID-19 has been devastating and will continue to be so for some time, but there are many lessons we can learn because of this experience. Lessons about living in community and turning a terrible situation into new opportunities. Lessons that teach us we truly are one Army with one mission.

We Are All Connected

Five lessons on COVID-19 from Bangladesh.

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I’ve heard people say that this crisis makes us all equal. It does not. We are not. Yes, the virus is indiscriminate and yes, we are all facing the same storms, but this does not equate to a newfound global equality. We are not all in the same boat.

Campfires, Canoes and COVID-19

Keeping the benefits of camping ministries alive while camp is cancelled this season.

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Due to COVID-19, camps are not able to operate this season. Because this is God’s work and not ours, and God’s time and not ours, we are believing for even greater things, and are trusting that this summer will be more impactful than those before it, even though we cannot do things the way we have done them in the past.

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