Year: 2015

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Excellence

It’s hard to believe we’re already in month two of 2015; time just keeps ticking away. I do hope that 2015 has gotten off to the best possible start that any of you could have ever hoped for. As we continue with this year’s theme of focusing on the 10 Salvation Army Core Values, this …

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Sara

Sara came to Florence Booth House in November 2012. During her initial assessment with a Counsellor, Sara related how she had been fired from her place of employment because she was suffering from depression. Sara had attempted to apply for ODSP to ensure a source of income but was denied. The Counsellor attempted to work …

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A Vision Restored

A shy young woman came to stay with us at Florence Booth House after she was bought to Canada for medical assistance. As a respected and well-known accountant in her native country, Namibia, this woman had given up her job to assist her family in their car sales auto industry. However, plans with the business …

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Keeping the Faith

Aaron is staying at Hope Shelter for a few days while he waits to enter the Harbour Light treatment program. He’s been in treatment before, but has hope for the future. “Underneath everything, I do have faith in God,” he says. “Part of faith is belief in self, and I think I still have enough …

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Celebrate

Happy New Year everyone! I hope and pray that each of you and your families have a peace filled 2015. Now that we are well into January with the holidays firmly in our rear view mirror, it is back to the daily rhythm of work and/or school for most of us by now. So as …

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Returning to Help Others

Laura has found safety and support at Evangeline Residence after experiencing domestic violence. “I’m using it as a stepping stone in my life,” she says. She is studying towards a certificate in family counselling at Centennial College, and wants to help other women. “They’ve been crushed with negative, critical words, with failed expectations. Maybe they’ve …

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