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New immigration programs for migrant caregivers ‘good news,’ KAIROS advocate says

KAIROS Canada says it is “greatly encouraged” by new government of Canada pilot programs for migrant caregivers that promise an assured pathway to permanent...

Altar stone discovery sets Toronto church on the path of a WWI mystery

The chance discovery of a mysterious artifact in the office of a Toronto church has resulted in speeches, songs and tears of gratitude in a Belgian village—and has left the church’s rector pondering the mysteries of providence.

Take stock of the journey so far, primate tells CoGS

Mississauga, Ont. In his final address to Council of General Synod (CoGS) as primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, Archbishop Fred Hiltz told the...

Primate offers prayers for mosque shooting victims to CoGS

Mississauga, Ont. As the meeting of Council of General Synod (CoGS) opened its session with a celebration of the Eucharist Friday March 15, primate of...

‘Servant leadership’: an interview with Archbishop Fred Hiltz on the primate’s role

According to the canons of the Anglican Church of Canada, the primate’s role is to “lead [the church] in discerning and pursuing the mission of God.”

Closing the gender gap in church leadership

When Canon Judy Rois was a student in the late 1970s, she wanted to take a preaching course. But when she went to sign...

National House of Bishops experiences ‘currency of grace’ at January meeting

Anglican bishops from across Canada gathered for a special meeting of the National House of Bishops in Niagara Falls, Ont. from Jan. 14 to 17.

Episcopal leadership in the age of social media

Facebook. Twitter. Instagram. The growth of social media platforms has made digital communication a ubiquitous part of modern life and transformed the way we connect with each other.

‘Beneficial discomfort’: Anglicans share their Lenten practices

A decade ago, Megan Collings-Moore, archdeacon of Waterloo in the diocese of Huron, was having a hard time.

New program helps lay leaders serve with ‘wonder and joy’

A new small group program developed by Canon Dawn Davis, faith formation co-ordinator for the diocese of Niagara, aims to help lay leaders deepen their faith and become...

‘A mirror for the life of our church’: The history and role of the...

When delegates meet in Vancouver this July for the 42nd General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, they will vote for a new primate...

Are you protected? Online fraudsters hit diocese of Qu’Appelle website

An officer with the diocese of Qu’Appelle is warning parishes, dioceses and any other church bodies whose website has an online donation feature to make sure it’s protected from fraudulent use.

Share the love: Guide for an altruistic Valentine’s Day

Saint Valentine's Day may not be observed as a Holy Day in the Anglican church, but many Anglicans across the country will still be...

Around the dioceses, February 2019

N.S. church’s parishioners craft 200 quilts for northern babies Up to 200 infants in Nunavut may be sleeping more snugly this winter thanks to the...

‘Shoring up the pillars of hope’: A conversation with Hugh Segal

Hugh Segal is not an Anglican—but you might get that impression, based on his appearances at a series of high-profile church events in recent years.