Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Organization

SALVATION ARMY CANADA AND BERMUDA TERRITORY (THE) / Armée du Salut du Canada et des Bermudes / Floyd Tidd, Territorial Commander

Registration Information

In-house Organization name: SALVATION ARMY CANADA AND BERMUDA TERRITORY (THE) / Armée du Salut du Canada et des Bermudes
Responsible Officer Name: Floyd Tidd, Territorial Commander 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2007-09-19
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 944823-15980

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 20

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0

Version 2 of 30 (2008-04-25 to 2008-08-15)

Version 2 of 30 (2008-04-25 to 2008-08-15) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: SALVATION ARMY CANADA AND BERMUDA TERRITORY (THE) / Armée du Salut du Canada et des Bermudes
2 OVERLEA BOULEVARD
TORONTO, ON  M4H 1P4
Canada
Telephone number: 416-425-2111
Fax number: 416-422-6201  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: William Francis, Territorial Commander  
 
Description of the organization's activities: The Salvation Army is an evangelical branch of the Christian church. The mission of The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda is to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.THE SALVATION ARMY CARRIES OUT ITS MISSION THROUGH THE ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF HOMES, EMERGENCY SHELTERS AND WORKSHOPS FOR THE POOR, HOSPITALS, HOMES FOR THE AGED AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES, CHURHCES, COLLEGES FOR OFFICER TRAINING, SHELTERS AND WORKSHOPS FOR PERSONS CONVICTED OF CRIMINAL OFFENCES, RESIDENTIAL AND DAY TREATMENT PROGRAMS FOR PERSONS ADDICTED TO DRUGS AND ALCOHOL, EMERGENCY AND DISASTER RELIEF.
Organization's membership or classes of membership: The Salvation Army is an unincorporated association of individuals. The Governing Council of The Salvation Army in Canada is a corporation, created by special Act of parliament, for the purposes of administering in Canada the property, business and other temporal affairs of The Salvation Army. The Governing Council of The Salvation Army ion Canada has 5 members.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? Yes
End date of the organization's last completed financial year: 2008-03-31
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
BC Housing $2,060,541.28
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation $13,500.00
Province of New Brunswick $10,303.00
Human Resources and Social Development Canada (Homelessness Partnership Initiative Program) $166,270.00
City of London $560,000.00
Province of Newfoundland and Labrador $668,727.00
City of Ottawa $18,043.00
Province of Ontario $4,731,624.99
Human Resources and Social Development Canada (National Homelessness Strategy Program) $25,000.00
Province of British Columbia $250,000.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: Grant Effer
Position title: Government Relations Liaison
Public offices held: No
 
Name: William Francis
Position title: Territorial Commander
Public offices held: No
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Health Canada (HC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), Justice Canada (JC), Prime Minister's Office (PMO), Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada (PSEPC), Revenue Canada (RC), Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Senate of Canada, Service Canada (ServCan), Solicitor General Canada (SGC)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Constitutional Issues, Employment and Training, Health, Housing and homelessness, Immigration, Justice and Law Enforcement, Taxation and Finance
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Issues of concern to The Salvation Army that have been discussed with members of parliament or civil servants include the Regulation of Prostitution in Canada, Human Sexual Trafficking, Child Sexual Exploitation, Youth Criminal Justice Act, Age of Consent and federal government policy concerning Poverty, Housing, Homelessness and Refugee immigration.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Issues of concern to The Salvation Army may include the Sexual exploitation of young people, Human Sexual Trafficking and the needs of Homeless persons as well as federal government strategies to address Poverty, Homelessness, Affordable and Subsidized Housing and matters of justice and correctional services.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Bill or Resolution C-17 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Grant, Contribution or Other Financial Benefit Financial support for the Homeless
Legislative Proposal Motion 153 - Private member's bill introduced by Joy Smith (Dec 2006) asking for parliamentary condemnation of human trafficking.
Policy or Program Senate Committee Against the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children & Youth with respect to senate study on Human Trafficing




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