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There are newspaper reports of organised Salvation Army activity in Toronto, Ontario, in January 1882, and five months later the Army was reported holding meetings in London, Ontario. On 15 July the same year, Major Thomas Moore, sent from USA headquarters, established official operations. In 1884 Canada became a separate command. The League of Mercy originated in Canada in 1892. An Act to incorporate the Governing Council of The Salvation Army in Canada received Royal Assent on 19 May 1909.

The work in Newfoundland was begun on 1 February 1886 by Divisional Officer Arthur Young. On 12 January 1896 Adjutant (later Colonel) Lutie Desbrisay and two assistant officers unfurled the flag in Bermuda.

Territorial Leadership

Commissioner Lee Graves - Territorial Commander

Commissioner Debbie Graves - Territorial President of Women's Ministries

Colonel John Chamness - Chief Secretary

Colonel Lani Chamness - Territorial Secretary for Spiritual Life Development

Territorial Headquarters

2 Overlea Blvd
Ontario M4H 1P4

Contact us

Tel: [1] (416) 425-2111
Email: can.leadership@salvationarmy.ca 


Officers - 1,512 (active 577 retired 935)     Auxiliary-captains - 10

Cadets - 24    Employees - 8,512

Corps - 274    Outposts - 2

Senior Soldiers - 15,401   Adherents - 29,209  Junior Soldiers - 1,847