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OTTAWA, June 6, 2012 – Canada’s largest non-governmental direct social service provider is commending the Federal Government on the release of a national strategy to address the issue of Human Trafficking. The Salvation Army had called on the government to develop a national plan and participated in the development of the strategy announced today in  […]

Modern-day slavery exists. Although it is illegal in Canada, thousands of people every year are being bought and sold. Human trafficking is a hidden evil that The Salvation Army chooses to target.

Housing and Shelters One night, as William Booth, Founder of The Salvation Army, travelled through the streets of London, England, he was surprised to see homeless men huddled under a bridge. In the morning he instructed his son, Bramwell, to “Do something.” And, with that, The Salvation Army’s work in shelters for people experiencing homelessness  […]

On August 3, 2013, The Salvation Army announced its new world leader, General André Cox. In this interview with, General Cox discusses a variety of pressing issues, such as worldwide poverty, human trafficking, and embracing different cultures. Tell us about your early years. How did they shape you as a person? I was born  […]

The Salvation Army’s Hadleigh Farm in Hadleigh, Essex, is the venue for the London 2012 mountain bike event, August 11 and 12. For more than 120 years the special education needs training centre and working farm has removed barriers to employment. The Salvation Army is playing a major role during London 2012 Olympic Games by  […]

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  […]

While world audiences focus on a black-and-white football (soccer ball) in the FIFA World Cup, The Salvation Army in South Africa is handing out red cards against human trafficking. In the run up to the World Cup, The Salvation Army kick-started a campaign to help protect people in South Africa, a country that suffers a  […]

Eradicating poverty, be it on the streets of Victoria or in Third World countries, is not about bricks and mortar or dollars. Rather, it’s about creating a community in which people have reasons to value their lives, says Salvation Army Commissioner Christine MacMillan. MacMillan, the organization’s international director for social justice in New York City,  […]