Our 2020 Year-end Newsletter is Out!

Your December 2020 Edition of the EMAS Newsletter, the EMASSARY is out now. It has been a challenging year, but we still have good news to share. Executive Director, Dr. Peter Agwa has a special message for you: READ THE DECEMBER 2020 EMASSARY ONLINE HERE You can give your year-end gift online by donating [...]

2020-11-29T12:21:10-05:00November 28th, 2020|

Why We Ride

In October 2020, various members of EMAS Canada volunteers and staff participated in the Ride for Refuge. Due to the Corona virus, the virtual event allowed participants to ride on their own in small groups, on their chosen days, while reporting their mileage. Our Executive Director roped in two friends to join him to [...]

2020-10-14T09:04:44-04:00October 13th, 2020|

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Winston Chow

It is with great sadness that we mourn the loss of Dr. Winston Chow who died peacefully at home surrounded by family on July 3, 2020 and we celebrate his life and legacy. Born in Guangzhou, China on December 30, 1934, Winston was the second child of Chow Kwan and Chan Fung Ying. Winston [...]

2020-07-13T14:05:17-04:00July 13th, 2020|

We Now Have a Virtual Office

As of May 2020, we have moved to having virtual offices. This means that our mailing address has changed. We are excited for what the future will bring. Take a look: FIND OUT MORE ABOUT HOW WE ARE FORGING AHEAD HERE Find out how we are adapting to the changing times. Donate to [...]

2020-05-29T10:19:43-04:00May 29th, 2020|

Forging Ahead Together

All of EMAS’ projects plan to survive the pandemic, but three quarters of EMAS’ volunteers will not travel in 2020 due to the pandemic. When teams travel again, they will be serving communities for whom the after-effects of the crisis are far worse than for us in Canada. For instance, before the COVID -19 crisis [...]

2020-04-23T13:57:50-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

News From The Office April 2020

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we are taking all measures necessary to keep our staff and their families safe, as well as our volunteers. As of the end of March, 2020, until further notice, our EMAS Canada staff are working remotely. Phone calls should be directed to (905) 484 0100 during this period of temporary [...]

2020-03-31T11:29:25-04:00March 31st, 2020|

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 [...]

2019-08-09T12:02:15-04:00August 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 [...]

2019-06-14T13:10:16-04:00May 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 [...]

2018-03-12T08:52:50-04:00March 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 [...]

2019-10-29T14:19:33-04:00November 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, [...]

2017-10-30T08:05:59-04:00October 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 [...]

2019-10-29T14:27:40-04:00December 15th, 2016|
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