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  • Russell: True son of the land

    Russell: True son of the land
    From his driving, hard-rhotic accent to his fishing-and-hunting boyhood—not to mention summers working fish plants and oil tankers—Todd Russell is a Labradorian, through and through.
    by Diana Swift
    Posted March, 17 2014
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  • Priest and author Berryman dies

    Priest and author Berryman dies

    Archdeacon Richard Berryman, a priest, journalist and author, died on Jan. 27 after a prolonged battle with kidney disease at the age of 82. 
    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted January, 28 2014
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  • Merry Crèchemas

    Merry Crèchemas
    My mother, Catherine Hall, knit this for me the year her father, Canon Shirley Wood, died. That fall, I had broken my leg and my parents came to help me a few times, so I saw them more than usual. 
    by Liz Hall
    Posted December, 12 2013
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  • 'Hurricane Hazel' still setting a blistering pace

    'Hurricane Hazel' still setting a blistering pace

    At age 92 and in her 35th year and 12th consecutive term as mayor of Mississauga, Ont., Canada’s sixth-largest city, Hazel McCallion is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, she’s devoting her last two years in office to solving the seemingly insoluble problem of gridlock in the Greater Toronto Area.

    by Diana Swift
    Posted November, 25 2013
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  • Bishop Gary Woolsey: On a wing and a prayer

    Bishop Gary Woolsey: On a wing and a prayer

    Gary Woolsey, retired bishop of the diocese of Athabasca, who took his ministry to remote communities by plane, and later by motorcycle, died on Oct. 18, 2013 at the age of 71 in Calgary.

    Anglican Journal staff
    Posted October, 21 2013
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  • Patten, Member of the Order of Canada

    Patten, Member of the Order of Canada
    Monica Patten came by her lifelong passion for philan­thropy honestly. “My parents were my role models,” says Patten, who in June was named a member of the Order of Canada, one of the country’s highest civilian honours.
    by Diana Swift
    Posted September, 03 2013
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  • Missionary and educator Cyril Powles strove for justice

    Missionary and educator Cyril Powles strove for justice

    The Rev. Dr. Cyril Powles, an Anglican priest, missionary and university professor who devoted much of his life to working for justice, particularly for Japanese-Canadians, died on July 26 in Vancouver at the age of 94.

    by Leigh Anne Williams
    Posted August, 13 2013
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  • Obama family view Church of Ireland records

    Obama family view Church of Ireland records
    U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters, Sasha and Malia, were shown the birth registry of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Irish ancestors during a visit to Dublin on Monday, June 17. The Obamas were in Ireland for the G8 meetings.
    Posted June, 19 2013
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  • Bishop to receive Queen's Jubilee Medal

    Bishop to receive Queen's Jubilee Medal
    On Saturday, Feb. 2, the Anglican Church of Canada’s first National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald, will receive the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal at Queen’s Park, Toronto.
    by Marites N. Sison
    Posted January, 31 2013
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  • Canon Gordon Baker dies at 84

    Canon Gordon Baker dies at 84

    Canon Gordon Baker was editor and general manager of the Anglican Journal’s predecessor, Canadian Churchman, from 1958 to 1967. Canon Gordon Baker, a great intellectual and larger-than-life figure in the Anglican Church of Canada, died on November 8. He was 84. Ordained in 1954…

    Staff
    Posted November, 09 2012
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