André Forget

André Forget
André Forget was a staff writer for the Anglican Journal from 2014 to 2017.

The prisoner and the professor

In early September 2008, the name Omar Khadr meant nothing more to Arlette Zinck, an Anglican and professor of English literature at The King’s University

Indigenous network calls for more Communion support

An international group of Indigenous Anglicans has urged the Anglican Communion to provide greater support and resources to help Indigenous churches achieve self-determination and self-sustainability

From residential school to resource centre

On a piece of land in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., where the Anglican-run Shingwauk Indian Residential School once stood, a construction pit marks the future

Bishop John Timothy Frame: 1930–2017

Bishop John Timothy Frame, eighth bishop of the diocese of Yukon, one-time acting metropolitan (senior bishop) of the ecclesiastical province of British Columbia and Yukon

Anglican deacons focus on ‘challenges of the real world’

When the Association of Anglican Deacons in Canada (AADC) held its triennial meeting July 27-30 in Victoria, B.C., the role of deacons as ministers to those outside the church was front and centre, according to incoming AADC board president Canon Nancy Ford.

Algoma returns traditional burial ground to Métis Nation of Ontario

A Métis burial ground in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., that was appropriated by non-Indigenous Canadians more than 200 years ago was returned to the Métis community last month, following the transfer of the land and buildings occupied by St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church to the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO).

Kingfisher Lake ‘stabilizing’ after state of emergency

Following a state of emergency brought on by a ruptured water main, the northern Ontario Oji-Cree community of Kingfisher Lake is getting back to normal, says Bishop Lydia Mamakwa, of the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh.

Primate praises Lutherans for interfaith relations work

In an address to the 16th Biennial Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) held July 6-9 in Winnipeg, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, celebrated the full communion relationship between the two churches, and praised the ELCIC for providing leadership on interfaith relations.

Smoke billows near 100 Mile House, where all 2,000 residents have been evacuated. Instagram Photo: @clinttrahan

B.C. Anglicans among those displaced by wildfires

As wild fires rage across British Columbia’s Central Interior, Anglican leaders in the region are doing what they can to support their communities, says Bishop Barbara Andrews of the Central Interior-based Territory of the People.

Hunger in Horn of Africa spurs churches to issue call to action

A special meeting of the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC) held June 28-29 in Nairobi, Kenya, has issued a call to action asking churches, governments and relief organizations to respond to the crisis of hunger in the Horn of Africa.

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