Ecumenical letter calling on Canada to uphold international law and the rights of Palestinians

The following is a letter sent to the Foreign Affairs Minister, François-Philippe Champagne, expressing with great concern Canada’s silence regarding the plans of the current coalition government of Israel to propose a vote in the Knesset on annexing a significant part of the occupied Palestinian territories. The Primate has written a column in the Anglican Journal on the … Continued

General Synod receives legacy gift “for work in Northern Canada”

Mary Margaret Newitt was a faithful Anglican and a lifelong employee of Bell Canada, who worshipped in the parishes of St. James Dundas and St. Paul’s Westdale in the Diocese of Niagara where she served on the Altar Guild and as a Warden. When she died in late 2016, she left bequests that honoured her values as a Christian who deeply cared for others.

CLAY 2020 gathering postponed to 2021

After much discernment, the CLAY planning team shares that the gathering originally scheduled for August 20-23, 2020, will be postponed to August 19-22, 2021. The event will still be held at the Southern Alberta Institute for Technology (SAIT) in Calgary, Alberta.

Our hearts are with Nova Scotia

Once again communities in Canada have been struck by inexplicable violence. Once again someone has lashed out at the world around them with arson and murder across a swath of Nova Scotia near Halifax. The death toll makes it the worst mass murder event in recent Canadian history. Even as Canadians are coping with the … Continued