"Homelessness amongst Indigenous Peoples can be traced back to historical trauma, oppression, racism and discrimination. Homelessness amongst Indigenous Peoples should be considered as a consequence resulting from Canada’s history of colonization and exploitation of Indigenous land and populations. Significant abuse and cultural trauma occurred through...

This week, our Executive Director had the pleasure of meeting Kristi Blakeway, founder of Beyond Hello, an organization that encourages youth to connect with the homeless population on the Downtown Eastside. "Beyond HELLO began in Vancouver in July 2013.  It evolved from the simple recognition that...

This week has been a tough one. Not only are we in the midst of one of the largest global pandemics the world has seen, but we also continue to bear witness to senseless acts of hatred - one human being against another. We HAVE to do...

The Salvation Army International Headquarters have just released a new, collaborative video this week, documenting the life of refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants in Brazil.  The film, co-produced by  The Salvation Army's Brazil Territory, International Emergency Services and the International Headquarters Communications, features an insiders look...

The United Nations F.A.O. have pledged "Zero Hunger by 2030", and in spite of the number decreasing in the first part of this century, achieving zero hunger now is becoming increasingly challenging.  Over 2 billion people do not have access to adequate food supplies.  This...

National Volunteer Week, April 19th - 25th, is a time to celebrate and thank people who give back to their community. Last year, The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries volunteers supplied us with over 9,000 hours of volunteer time through our various events and programs....

Last year our Annual Dignity Breakfast raised over $18,000. We are ready to beat that record, but we need your help! This year we are excited to announce a very special keynote speaker, BC Lions Alumni and Professional Speaker, Angus Reid! Angus will also be holding...