Thank You And Farewell to Henk Visser

It is a pleasure as the current Chair of the Board to thank our Past-Chair, Dr. Hendrick Visser, for his years of service on the Board of EMAS. Henk was initially invited by Dr. Marvin Clark over 15 years ago. In 2007, he became Chair of the Board until he stepped down in 2016. [...]

2019-12-09T11:41:56-05:00December 9th, 2019|

Seeing the Face of God

By Dr. Remy Fu Tam Praise the Lord for a successful mission to Bali in June/July, 2019. The theme for our trip was the Beatitudes as recorded in Matthew 5:3-10 (NIV) and we experienced the joy of working cohesively as a group. The Beatitudes captured our attention with the promises of wonderful news for [...]

2019-08-09T12:02:15-05:00August 9th, 2019|

Our May 2019 Edition of the EMASSARY is out!

We are bombarded with troubling news every day, but it is good to hear some good news nowadays. We have the pleasure of announcing our May 2019 EMASSARY is out now! In your May 2019 Edition of the 4 page EMASSARY, you will read plenty good news stories of how God is at work through EMAS [...]

2019-06-14T13:10:16-05:00May 22nd, 2019|

Haiti Trip 2019 Cancellation

TRIP CANCELLATION NOTICE To protect our volunteers and in keeping with our policies, EMAS has had to cancel the Hand-In-Hand-with-Haiti 2019 mission due to a travel advisory.  The EMAS Haiti project, called Hand in Hand with Haiti, is a partnership between EMAS Canada and the El Shaddai Church community in Port-au-Prince. For more information [...]

2019-02-15T12:36:01-05:00February 15th, 2019|

Farewell and Thanks from EMAS Board

Dr. Garth Slysz, MD. has resigned from the EMAS Board effective February 5th 2019. He will be taking on more responsibility with the Fellowship of Associates of Medical Evangelism, Canada (FAME). His new responsibilities will include medical mission to Ethiopia. On behalf of the Board, Team Leaders and Staff, I wish him and his wife [...]

2019-02-07T10:16:21-05:00February 7th, 2019|

News from The Office – May 2018

We have the pleasure of welcoming our new EMAS Board members. Three New EMAS Board Members: Dr. Slysz has practiced family and hospitalist medicine for 28 years. During that time, he taught medicine undergraduates and family medicine residents as well as led medical missions to Haiti and Jamaica. In 2016, he was awarded a [...]

2018-11-29T09:20:07-05:00May 30th, 2018|

Farewell and Thanks – EMAS Board

Christine Malmberg is a hospital pharmacist who joined the EMAS Canada Board in 2008. Her term ended at the 2018 AGM after excellent service as secretary to the board. Married to an Anglican minister and a busy mother of two, she could at times be working on EMAS business in her car between children’s activities [...]

2018-03-12T08:52:50-05:00March 6th, 2018|

Thank You to Retiring Director of China Projects

Dr. Walter Woo, Dentist, retired from EMAS Canada on October 31st. He has served as the Director of China Projects for 14 years. During this time, he faithfully attended team meetings, led the China Committee; and traveled both as a team leader and team member to more than 30 EMAS sites. Walter has been [...]

2019-10-29T14:19:33-05:00November 9th, 2017|

A Letter from Past Chair, Henk Visser

Dear EMAS Family, I am grateful to have had the opportunity to serve EMAS Canada as Board Chair for these last number of years. From my early years in medical school, I have had a heart for medical missions, and served in Africa for five years early in my career. Upon return to Canada, [...]

2017-10-30T08:05:59-05:00October 30th, 2017|

Introducing Sandy Rumford

We welcome Sandy Rumford to the position of Bookkeeper and Office Administrator. Sandy has worked as a missionary in Haiti during the earthquake of 2010, at which time she provided administrative leadership at the Mission of Hope Hospital during that crisis. She has worked for three other faith based missions with responsibilities for donor relations, [...]

2017-01-16T13:15:17-05:00January 8th, 2017|

Farewell and Thanks to Ellen Watson

December marks Ellen’s retirement after 31 years of service, from the very early days of EMAS Canada. She will be missed immensely as she understands the organization inside out and has been with us through thick and thin. She has been an incredible gift to EMAS Canada, and we are deeply indebted to her for [...]

2019-10-29T14:27:40-05:00December 15th, 2016|

Growing and Thriving in Burlington

Our brand-new offices in Burlington at the Crossroads Centre have space for our rubber plant which has been with us for many years now! If you have visited the office in the last decade, you would have seen our famous plant. This rubber plant has seen and heard much over the years and wouldn’t it [...]

2017-05-08T08:27:45-05:00November 7th, 2016|

We are moving offices in October 2016

It all began in 1948, when Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children decided to construct a new building with new equipment. When a group of local doctors heard this news, they banded together and requested that medical equipment from the old hospital be sent to under-resourced hospitals around the world. The administration approved the request, [...]

2017-05-08T08:30:11-05:00September 30th, 2016|

Farewell and Thanks – EMAS Board

Dr. Winnie Siu, MD, MSc, CCFP, FRCPC, has generously served on the EMAS board since her medical school years at the University of Toronto. Her term on the board ended on July 17th, 2016. Dr. Siu served sacrificially during the busy final years of medical school and throughout her residency. Now as a young mother, [...]

2016-08-17T08:07:14-05:00August 17th, 2016|

Welcoming our Newest EMAS Canada Board Member

EMAS Canada is pleased to introduce the newest member of the EMAS CANADA Board of Directors. Chan Du was appointed at the EMAS Board and Leader's Retreat, held in April, 2016, in Toronto.  Chan Du, CPA, CMA is a Certified Management Accountant with 10+ years experience in multinational companies in IT & Telecommunication, CPG and Pharmaceutical industries. She played [...]

2016-07-08T10:23:51-05:00July 8th, 2016|

Farewell & Thanks

Christine Lancing, CPA, CA; has faithfully served on the EMAS board since 2012. Her term on the board ended on June 01, 2016. Using her expertise in Appreciative Inquiry, she led EMAS Canada’s process of developing the Strategic Plan 2013. Christine has served as Treasurer giving valuable oversight to our financial management, advising on fundraising [...]

2016-08-17T08:06:48-05:00June 8th, 2016|

EMASSARY – May 2016

The May 2016 EMASSARY is out. Included in this edition is a special message called, The Privilege of Partnership. Read more about this year's India North trip and find out what the celebration was about in Haiti this year. In addition to these inspiring stories, there is some news and updates you will not [...]

2017-05-08T08:35:22-05:00May 19th, 2016|
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