Fort McMurray wildfire 2016
It has been one year since the wildfire called ‘The Beast’ raged through Fort McMurray burning 5,000 square kilometres, destroying 2,400 structures, and leaving thousands homeless. Much has changed in Fort McMurray since the entire city was evacuated. Roughly 15,000 people have not returned to the community and for those who have returned, the psychological  […]

Red Cap Program Helps Kids Cope with Anger

Posted on 10th April 2017, by Alberta
RED CAP program in Lloydminster
Anger is a normal part of life, but many adults and children do not have positive opportunities to practice dealing with that emotion. For many families with children who have behavioral problems, working with their child to manage their anger can often feel overwhelming. That is why The Salvation Army in Lloydminster launched the RED  […]
Wetaskiwin Salvation Army Feed My Lambs program
When The Salvation Army in Wetaskiwin, Alta., learned that some elementary school students didn’t have enough food to get through the weekend, they developed a program that not only improves academic performance but gives struggling families one less thing to worry about. “It surprised me to learn how many kids go to school hungry,” says  […]
Fort McMurray Christmas
This Christmas, families and individuals in Fort McMurray who were affected by the wildfire in May are starting from scratch and The Salvation Army is offering practical support to help.   “I can go to my storage containers and pull out my winter coat, boots, Christmas tree, and decorations,” says Major Marina Jennings of The  […]
Games night at the CRC in Medicine Hat
There were accusations of cheating. Followed by laughter. Shouts of victory. Yells of losses. More laughter. It was game night hubbub that was welcome to the ears of Ian Scott, Director of Medicine Hat’s newly opened Salvation Army Community Resource Centre (CRC). It came about at the hands of the city’s College of Nursing. Ian  […]