Dec. 16, 2009 Christmas reflection and blessing
In this Christmas message to Canadian Anglicans, the Primate meditates on what a Christ-centred life might look like.

Dec. 14, 2009 Joint Anglican-Lutheran Christmas greeting
In this short video, the Primate and National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada deliver a joint Christmas message.

June 24, 2009 Primate writes Prime Minister on Sri Lanka
The Primate, writing on behalf of the House of Bishops, urges the government to “assume leadership roles in international efforts to guarantee and protect the civil liberties of Sri Lankans at this critical time.”

June 11, 2009 Statement on the anniversary of the Prime Minister’s apology for Indian Residential Schools
The Primate calls for the federal government to support truth and reconciliation between Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals.

Apr. 2, 2009 Joint Anglican-Lutheran Easter greeting
The Primate and National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada deliver joint Easter greetings in this short video.

Feb. 8, 2009 Reflection on the Primates meeting in Alexandria
The Primate shares his thoughts on the document “Deeper Communion; Gracious Restraint: A Letter from Alexandria to the Churches of the Anglican Communion.” This document was produced at the February 2009 Primates meeting.

Jan. 28, 2009 Congratulations to new Patriarch
In this letter, the Primate congratulates Metropolitan Kyrill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad on his election as Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Jan. 26, 2009 Primate speaks out against Gaza City bombing
The Primate issued this joint statement with the Rev. David Giuliano, Moderator of the United Church of Canada. They call for an independent investigation into the Israeli bombing of the Shaja’ih Family Healthcare Centre in Gaza City on Jan. 10, 2009.

Jan. 5, 2009 Primate issues statement on Gaza
The Primate calls for an end to violence in Gaza and offers a prayer for peace.

Jan. 1, 2009 New Year’s Day address
The Primate delivered this sermon on New Year’s Day at Christ Church Cathedral in Ottawa. It is a tradition for the Canadian Anglican Primate to preach in the nation’s capital on the first day of the year.