The Anglican Church of Canada is committed to the work of healing to address the harmful legacy and intergenerational effects of the Indian Residential School system. Through our participation in these schools, Indigenous peoples in Canada experienced horrific trauma, pain and hurt. The Anglican Healing Fund is in the forefront of our response to support healing. Established in 1992, this fund has supported … Continued
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On July 13, 2021, a coalition of concerned Canadian churches and organizations (including the Anglican Church of Canada) wrote Foreign Affairs minister the Hon. Marc Garneau, about the escalating violence and human rights violations in the Philippines and the seeming lack of response by the Canadian government.
The following is a letter from the Interim Steering Committee regarding the devastating fires in the Lytton area. Donations for emergency relief for those now homeless may be sent to: Marked “Lytton Fire” Territory of the People 360 Nicola Street Kamloops, BC. V2C 2P5 This letter in PDF format To the Members of the Lytton … Continued
Members of the Council of General Synod (CoGS) gathered together online at 7 p.m. ET via Zoom.
On June 10th Lincoln Mckoen, former Bishop of the Territory of the People, resigned and relinquished the exercise of episcopal ministry.
By the Rev. Diane Hilpert Mcilroy Mentor for Clergy and Spiritual guidance, Diocese of Moosonee 2020 was a year that most of us will not soon forget. We were separated from our families, friends, neighbours, schools, jobs, and churches. The global pandemic changed most of what we call “normal.” Many people began to rely … Continued
By Matt Gardner If kids can’t go to Bible camp, the diocese of Caledonia will bring Bible camp to kids—and parents are welcome to join the fun. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, the diocese realized it couldn’t hold its annual summer program at Camp Caledonia, located at Tyhee Lake, B.C. Traditionally, the diocese … Continued
By Matt Gardner On Nov. 13, health authorities confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in Arviat, a predominantly Inuit hamlet in Nunavut with an estimated population of 2,850. The following months saw Arviat become by far Nunavut’s worst-hit community, with 339 confirmed cases—more than two-thirds of all cases in the territory as of April 30. … Continued
Last week the Chief of the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation revealed news of the discovery of the bodies of 215 children at the site of an unmarked burial ground at a former residential school near Kamloops, B.C.
In 2001 the General Synod of The Anglican Church of Canada adopted A Call to Human Dignity: A Statement of Principles for the Anglican Church of Canada on Dignity, Inclusion and Fair Treatment.
It is with great sadness I write to let you know of the unexpected death of the Rev. Canon Dr. Ginny Doctor yesterday.
We are deeply distressed by the escalating violence and bloodshed in Gaza and central Israel.
Hanna joined General Synod as Controller in December 2011 and was appointed to the position of Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer by the Council of General Synod in February 2013.
On the Seventh Sunday of Easter, the Anglican Church of Canada is invited to intentionally pray for Jerusalem.