The Salvation Army in Canada

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Extraordinary Canadians


For 44 years, in both Canada and internationally, Salvation Army officers/pastors Colonels Robert and Marguerite Ward improved lives and gave new hope to society’s most vulnerable.  Their key voices brought about positive change in policy, attitudes, and behaviour relating to critical social issues.

The Wards entered honourable retirement in May 2013 and met with Colonel Bob, who shared some of their story.

Tell us about your journey as officers.

In our early days we pastored churches in Ontario and Saskatchewan.  After seven […]

The Salvation Army 2009 Year in Review


It was a difficult year for many in Canada. In 2009 hundreds of thousands of Canadians worried about their jobs and their savings. According to Stats Canada, “The Canadian economy lost a startling 129,000 jobs in January, almost all full-time positions and a record single-month total.”