The Revd Canon Dr John Gibaut has been appointed to succeed the Revd Canon Dr Alyson Barnett-Cowan in March as Director for Unity, Faith and Order of the Anglican Communion.
Sports broadcaster Jerry Howarth, of Sportsnet 590 The Fan, has been the radio voice of the Toronto Blue Jays for almost 33 years. He is also a committed reborn Christian and an Anglican—not by birth or design but by pastor.
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet’s (RWB) production of Going Home Star—Truth and Reconciliation, which ran Oct. 1 to 5 and opened the ballet’s 75th season, has had reviewers scrambling for adjectives.
Midnight on Saturday is not a time many people would traditionally associate with poetry. But then, there was much that was not traditional about The Composition Engine, a performance art installation curated by Toronto’s Anglican Church of St. Stephen-in-the-Fields on Oct. 4 in conjunction with Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, an annual all-night arts festival that takes place across downtown Toronto.
The recent discovery of one of the two ships from the doomed Franklin expedition has sparked renewed interest in the tragedy, and a small Anglican church in The Pas, Man., has some surprising connections to that history and some remarkable artifacts.
For many Canadians, the justice system exists in the background, a vague abstraction that exists to maintain order and keep people safe—a benign, trustworthy institution. This is not, unfortunately, always the case.
In an interview with the Church of Ireland Gazette on Oct. 3, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby addressed speculation that the next Lambeth Conference, which is usually held every 10 years and was expected to be in 2018, might be postponed.
At St. Hilda’s by the Sea in Sechelt, B.C, they hung a Back to Church Sunday banner by the road to be seen by everyone driving through the neighbourhood.
On Saturday, Oct. 4, hundreds of people across Canada and the United States will climb on their bikes to raise support for hundreds of charities working to help some of the world’s most marginalized people.
On October 1 the Royal Winnipeg Ballet opens its 75th season with an emotionally charged dramatization of healing in the wake of Canada’s residential school system.