Newfoundland & Labrador Division

Sharing Christmas in Carbonear

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The Salvation Army, in partnership with the TC Square Mall and KIXX Country FM, launched the 25th annual Toy Tree on Thursday, November 20.  The kick-off even was extremely well attended with estimates of over 300 in attendance, including 92 children from a local Taekwondo school who brought toys to donate.  The event was a real celebration of Christmas giving and community as the Salvation Army band with members from Carbonear and Lower Trinity, local school choirs and the Girl […]

A Celebration of Banding

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Salvation Army brass banding is recognized by many as an iconic part of the Salvation Army’s church life and community profile.  On September 26, 2014, 130 Salvation Army brass band members from across Newfoundland converged on the Salvation Army’s Twin Ponds Camp near Glenwood, NL.  These musicians represented 15 Salvation Army brass bands and were hosted by the Corner Brook Temple Band.  They were attending the first Salvation Army Divisional brass band retreat in Canada which ran from September 26 […]

The Salvation Army in Canada & Bermuda Responds to West Africa Ebola Outbreak

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The number of people who have died in the worst Ebola outbreak in history has risen to more than 1,000. Since its initial outbreak that first began in Guinea in March 2014, the virus has spread to Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory shares a partnership with Liberia and Sierra Leone, carrying out its mission of hope, healing and transformation.

In response to the outbreak The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda Territory is providing:

  • sanitizer, chlorine and […]

International News: Salvation Army Provides Assistance After Earthquake in China

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The Salvation Army is providing support in Yunnan Province, China, after a 6.1-magnitude earthquake on Sunday 3 August caused widespread devastation – particularly around Ludian County, which was the epicentre. Upwards of 600 people lost their lives in the disaster and more than 3,000 were injured. Local reports suggest that at least 80,000 houses collapsed and nearly 230,000 survivors are in need of emergency resettlement. Salvation Army emergency relief personnel have reached Ludian and connected with the local relief officials. The survivors have been placed in more than 100 resettlement points in Ludian.