EMAS Canada

EMAS Canada (Education, Medical Aid and Service)

healing, teaching and serving those in need in a Christ-like manner


EMAS Canada establishes long-term partnerships with local clinics and charities across the developing world


Connect with a developing community - EMAS Canada offers nearly a dozen one or two week missions trips every year


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  • Thomas Greidanus M.S.C. received a Meritorious Service Cross from the Governor General of Canada

By Janet Greidanus   It was a grand occasion at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton on December 8, 2016. The Royal Canadian Artillery Band played as family members and other guests entered the room. You could feel the excitement and anticipation in the air. The Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honorable […]

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  • Urgent Need for Nurses and Doctors

EMAS Canada is promoting the development of sustainable Christian medical services in Haiti, to achieve this, EMAS is collaborating with EMI (Everyday Miracles International) Since 2015 EMI has been working to renovate/restart a medical clinic which had not been open for over two years. The clinic had been operating with support from some US organizations, […]

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  • Nurse Julie Sparkes of McGill University Shares Her Story On Changing Lives

  Julie Sparkes, a nurse from Mc Gill University in Montreal, Quebec shared her story in the McGill University Health Care magazine. In the September 2016 issue of, En Bref Magazine, Julie was interviewed and talks about travelling with the EMAS China South Team for two weeks and  about her motivation for going, the preparation involved, the […]

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In 2013, EMAS Canada sent 369 volunteers on ten short-term medical mission trips.
In 2014, EMAS Canada sent 347 participants on eleven short-term medical mission trips.
In 2015, EMAS Canada sent 350 participants on thirteen short-term medical mission trips.
In 2016, EMAS Canada sent 339 participants on fourteen short-term medical mission trips.


Discover eight elements of EMAS Canada's approach to short-term medical missions