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The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada leads tributes to former Archbishop of Toronto

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, has described the former Archbishop of Toronto,Terence Edward Finlay, who has died at the age of 79, as “one of the Canadian Church’s most widely and highly respected leaders.” 

23 March 2017

Anglican Church in Canada challenges Senator's comments on residential schools

The Anglican Church in Canada has sent a strongly worded open letter, expressing dismay over a Conservative Senator’s recent defence of the Indian Residential Schools system.

21 March 2017

"Critical need" to train new ordained ministers in Canadian indigenous communities

[Anglican Journal, by Andre Forget] Training new ordained ministers is a "critical need" in many Indigenous communities—but not one traditional seminary education can easily fill, says Bishop Lydia Mamakwa, of the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh.

20 March 2017

Anglicans in Canada pledging to make lifestyle changes to tackle climate change

In a twist on the traditional practice of giving something up for Lent, Anglicans across Canada are pledging to make personal lifestyle changes to reduce greenhouse gas emissions—and challenging the federal government to match them by pursuing policy changes to fight climate change.

10 March 2017

Anglican and Lutheran leaders in the United States and Canada highlight refugees in Lent

The four leaders of the Anglican, Episcopal and Lutheran churches in Canada and the United States have called for the Season of Lent to be especially marked by “prayers and advocacy for refugees and migrants – on the run, in United Nations camps, in waiting, in our communities.”

02 March 2017

Modern theological education mustn't lose sight of final goal, warns Canada primate

Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, has said that as Anglican educators and bishops and clergy debate how theological education should be adapted to meet the needs of the 21st-century church, they should not lose sight of the fact that the final goal is to produce ministers with a “Christ-like character.”

23 February 2017

Diocese of British Colombia urges Canadian government to let in more refugees

The Anglican diocese of British Columbia has called on the government of Canada to increase its targets for refugee resettlement to allow at least 7,000 more refugees to enter the country this year.

10 February 2017

Mosque shooting leaves "a nation horrified"

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada has said that Sunday night’s shooting at a mosque in Quebec has left "a nation horrified.”

31 January 2017

Church of Canada vows to address youth suicide crisis in Wapekeka First Nation

The Anglican Church of Canada has acknowledged that it played a role in creating the conditions that led to the suicides of two young girls in Wapekeka First Nation. 

24 January 2017

Primates’ Christmas Message: Archbishop Fred Hiltz

A Christmas message by the Archbishop of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz.

22 December 2016

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.