Every Remembrance Day, The Salvation Army, along with millions of Canadians, honours and remembers those who have served, and continue to serve, during times of war, conflict and peace. Although this year will be without parades and group gatherings at the local cenotaphs, it's important that...

There are so many factors that affect vulnerable individuals and families across Canada from securing a suitable wage to support themselves. Socio-economic hurdles are cyclical and often the "minimum wage" set by provincial authorities barely cover only a portion of one's expenses.  So while a family...

A few months ago, we introduced you to Kristi Blakeway, a Maple Ridge resident and teacher who has a heart social justice.  Ms. Blakeway works with high school students and residents of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to go beyond a simple hello, and to really get...

"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 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...

Did you know 1 in 7 Canadian children are victims of bullying? This years’ National Pink Shirt day is encouraging others to combat cyber-bullying by thinking twice before posting something negative. Whether you are at work or going to school YOU have the power to use...

[vc_row][vc_column width='2/3'] As the fun and festivities of the holiday season comes to a close everyone here at The Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries would like to wish you and your families a very HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thank you to all who supported us through 2019, whether...