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2015 Easter Break Camp


SASKATOON, SK – The Salvation Army Saskatoon Community Centre was host to the 3rd Annual Spring Break Camp to over 53 children ages 7 to 12 at Beaver Creek Camp.  The camp is an opportunity for children to have something positive, fun and memorable to do during the school break while assisting parents when it is typically hard to find childcare. The five day camp was filled with a variety of activities ranging from sports, outdoor adventure, crafts, music and spiritual [...]

Captain Rodney Bungay and Dale Riddell Cheque Presentation

Red River Co-op offers support for Winnipeg Booth Centre


WINNIPEG, MB – We would like to extend our thanks to Vice-President Dale Riddell for presenting a cheque on behalf of Red River Co-operative in the amount of $1,000 to Winnipeg Booth Centre’s Executive Director, Captain Rodney Bungay.

These funds will go towards filling the immediate need of new furnishings for the cafeteria, helping The Salvation Army provide a clean and safe residential environment for people in need in Winnipeg.

Dale graciously accepted the Army’s offer of a tour of the Centre [...]

MP Shelly Glover speaks to STARS seniors

Federal grant supports seniors’ exercise program


WINNIPEG, MB - Everyone can benefit from a wellness plan that includes a physical exercise program. With this in mind and help from a grant from the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program, The Salvation Army’s Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre is set to launch Healthy Connections, a weekly exercise social program.

With a threefold aim of connecting seniors with their health, connecting them with their bodies and connecting them with each other, the program is slated to begin [...]

LEEP Grad 2015

New Canadian employability grows by LEEPs and bounds


WINNIPEG, MB - As Kausila stands in front of the crowd to receive her certificate, the pride she feels is palpable. She is one of a group of eight new Canadians to graduate from the LEEP program at The Salvation Army’s Barbara Mitchell Family Resource Centre in Winnipeg.

LEEP (Life & Employability Enhancement Program) is a unique twenty-one week employment skills training program for newcomer war-affected youth aged 18-30 and receives funding from Service Canada Skills Link Program, Children and Youth [...]