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Rising House Prices Force More Men to Seek Shelter

Posted on 27th May 2010, by Salvation Army
Rising housing prices have forced more men to seek shelter at The Salvation Army’s Waterston Centre in Regina. The Salvation Army Waterston Centre reaches out to people who face multiple barriers in a very difficult world. 

The Centre provides/offers residential support and counsel to marginalized, displaced, and distressed men through the options of temporary, transitional  […]
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Homeless Man is Internet Fashion Icon

Posted on 31st March 2010, by Salvation Army
A band of web followers call him the coolest man in China. “Brother Sharp,” they’ve dubbed him, is homeless. His eyes peer into the distance, he wrinkles his brow and appears mentally disturbed when approached on the street. He is handsome, strides with confidence, and wears a rag-tag, but well coordinated overcoat on top of  […]
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Are You Ready to Join Earth Hour?

Posted on 23rd March 2010, by Salvation Army
Will you be joining a billion people around the world in turning off the lights on Saturday, March 27 at 8:30 p.m.? The Salvation Army Territorial Headquarters is a registered participant in Earth Hour 2010. Participation in Earth Hour is a symbolic global statement about making long-term changes to the way we use resources both  […]
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Addiction Rehab and Spirituality: Can or should the two be separated?

Posted on 12th March 2010, by Salvation Army
A Winnipeg man who has struggled with alcoholism for decades has filed a complaint with the Manitoba Human Rights Commission because he can’t find a treatment program that doesn’t rely on religion or spirituality as part of the recovery process. Rob Johnstone, who has filed the complaint, says the presence of spiritual elements in rehab  […]
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Is Donor Fatigue Hurting the Chile Relief?

Posted on 4th March 2010, by Salvation Army
The 8.8 magnitude earthquake that devastated Chile comes on the heels of Haiti’s massive earthquake. Many Salvation Army centres report fewer phone calls are being received to support Chile’s tragedy, versus Haiti’s. Chile isn’t getting the same attention as Haiti. In the first 48 hours after both earthquakes 2,596 news articles were written about Haiti,  […]
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