Posts Tagged: Canada

International Conference of Leaders

07
.06

Toronto, Canada, is the location for The Salvation Army’s International Conference of Leaders 2012. The conference, to be held from July 7 – 14 under the leadership of General Linda Bond, takes as its theme the International Vision: One Army, One Mission, One Message. The General explains: ‘The purpose of this ICL is for the leaders of the international Army to meet together to prayerfully and strategically consider the International Vision Plan. The mission priorities of this plan will form the basis of the presentations, focus group discussions and recommendations.’

Some Canadian charities still reeling in wake of recession

06
.01

OTTAWA — In a plea to Canadians, the Salvation Army announced last week that, three weeks into a month-long fundraising campaign, the organization was about 40 per cent short of its target. The lack of donations could be a product of being less visible during warmer months, said Andrew Burditt, spokesman for the Salvation Army, the international religious charity known well for its annual Christmas fundraising campaign. Or, he said, the shortfall could be part of the hangover some Canadians are feeling as the country slowly recovers from a recession.