Media Advisory: The election of an Anglican Primate

The election of a new Primate for the Anglican Church of Canada will take place on Friday, June 22, at Holy Trinity Anglican Church on Smith Street in Winnipeg. The process begins with a Eucharist at 9:15 a.m. followed by balloting.

While it is not possible to predict how long the balloting will take, there will be a news conference for media accredited to the 38th General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, approximately half a hour after the announcement of an election. The news conference will be at the church.

Nominees for the primacy are Bishop Bruce Howe of Huron, Bishop George Bruce of Ontario, Bishop Fred Hiltz of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island and Bishop Victoria Matthews of Edmonton. Biographies are available in the General Synod Media Room at the Marlborough Hotel or at

For more information, contact Sam Carriere, Director of Communications, [email protected], Josie De Lucia, Assistant to the Director, [email protected], or Keith Nethery, Media Relations, [email protected]

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