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Majors Doug and Jean Hefford were installed as the new Divisional leaders of The Salvation Army, Maritime Division, in a ceremony at Halifax Citadel Community Church on Sunday. Major Doug Hefford assumes the role of Divisional Commander in the Maritimes, overseeing The Salvation Army in 27 units spread throughout the provinces of Nova Scotia, New  […]

The Salvation Army thanks its friends at Walmart

Posted on 19th July 2011, by Maritime
The Army took a moment this week to recognize the long-standing relationship with Walmart, exemplified last year by its Fill the Kettle Day. When news went out late last December that kettle funds were behind the pace required to hit the annual Christmas campaign’s goal, Walmart created Fill the Kettle Day. On December 23rd, all  […]

Saint John Centre of Hope community garden blooming again

Posted on 14th July 2011, by Maritime
Those with green thumbs would argue that there is nothing more satisfying than eating vegetables grown yourself with patience, love and care. The men at the Saint John Centre of Hope would likely agree. The Centre, located in the heart of the Port City, is enjoying the benefits of a community garden for the second  […]
Halifax has long had a reputation as a gateway to Canada, and these days The Salvation Army is playing a key role in the journey of many new Canadians. Atlantic Refugee & Immigrant Services (ARIS) is a project of The Salvation Army run out of the Spryfield Community Church and Family Resource Centre. “Basically, we  […]

What’s Happening: Scotian Glen Camp

Posted on 28th June 2011, by Maritime
Schools all around the Maritimes are closing their doors for another academic year, which means one thing: it’s vacation time. For many children in our region, that means a trip to The Salvation Army’s Scotian Glen Camp in Thorburn, NS. Situated on the banks of the Sutherland River, Scotian Glen offers campers a number of  […]

Hit the links in support of The Salvation Army

Posted on 23rd June 2011, by Maritime
Golf is a good walk spoiled – Mark Twain Whether it’s the highlight of your year, or your annual test of patience, summer is here and for some that means it’s time to dust off the clubs and head to the great outdoors. Enjoy a day on the course for a great cause at the  […]