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Newfoundland and Labrador welcomes new leaders

Posted on 26th August 2016, by Newfoundland and Labrador Division
The Newfoundland and Labrador Division welcomed new leaders in August. The Welcome and Installation Service took place on Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Gander Citadel. Lt.-Colonels Eddie and Genevera Vincent were welcomed by some 350 people and installed by Colonels Mark and Sharon Tillsley. Also on hand were General Bramwell Tillsley (rtd.) and DHQ staff.  […]

International News: Salvation Army Provides Assistance After Earthquake in China

Posted on 15th August 2014, by Newfoundland and Labrador Division
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  […]
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Education in Preparedness

Posted on 19th May 2014, by Newfoundland and Labrador Division
On May 16, 2014 The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) participated in a emergency preparedness fair at Memorial University of Newfoundland.  The fair brought together various emergency response and preparedness groups from campus and the community to raise awareness of the importance of preparedness.  The event also gave representatives from the various groups and  […]
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Hunger Awareness Week

Posted on 8th May 2014, by Newfoundland and Labrador Division
This week, May 5-9 is Hunger Awareness Week in Canada.  Foodbanks Canada and its partners across Canada use this week to highlight the problem of hunger in the country.  Everyday across Canada The Salvation Army, through its local churches, community and social units, serves hungry Canadians.  Through feeding programs, cooking classes, food banks and other  […]
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Feeding Hungry Minds

Posted on 6th May 2014, by Newfoundland and Labrador Division
Every Tuesday students from Booth Memorial and Bishops College schools are invited to a free lunch hosted by The Salvation Army. St. John’s Citadel is located close by to the two schools and hosts lunches organized by The Salvation Army Community and Family Services. On April 29, staff from Target Canada joined regular staff and  […]
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