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A second chance for drop-outs

A London, Ont., church is helping to guide young drop-outs back to school or to work. "We're not pushing the Gospel but we're...

Church struggles with native abuse lawsuits

Closing arguments will be heard beginning Sept. 28 in the residential schools case in Vancouver in which Floyd Mowatt is suing the Anglican Church...

Cathedral needs cash

Prince Rupert, B.C. Anglican parishes across Canada will be asked to contribute to a one-time only collection on Sunday, Oct. 4, to assist St. Andrew's...

A statement from the Primate

Excerpts from a statement by Primate Michael Peers Among this newspaper's readers are some who are confronting agonizing decisions about medical treatment for loved ones...

Church adopts new sex-harassment policy

In the wake of criticism of its handling of a sexual harassment complaint, the Anglican Church of Canada has adopted a new policy and...

Algoma a wide swath of urban and rural

CHARACTERIZED BY wide open spaces, a mix of rural and urban communities and stunning landscapes, the Diocese of Algoma encompasses a wide mix of...

Church attacks governments’ gambling plans

The debate over gambling is far from over at least in Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia. While many Albertans will be voting in municipal plebiscites...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Ontario

Man of the year A Scarborough priest has been named the city's citizen of the year in recognition of his long-time work in community development. Canon...

Class system alive and well

RECENTLY THE NEW YORK TIMES did a front-page study of U.S. airlines, comparing life at the front of the plane with life at the...

Charity council fights tax moves

Revenue Canada faces a fight over moves to restrict issuance of tax receipts by religious charities. The Canadian Council of Christian Charities, which...

Pension debate expected

The Anglican Church may soon extend pension survivor benefits to same-sex spouses of national church staff and clergy, just as it has done in...

Working towards full communion with Lutherans

Lutheran Bishop Telmor Sartison addresses synod.Cordial relations over the past 30 years have blossomed into potential full communion between the Canadian Anglican Church and...

Canada briefs

Journal names new staff writer Kathy Blair has been appointed the Anglican Journal's full-time staff writer. Ms. Blair joined the paper June 1....

Police launch probe into use of healing fund

Controversy and a police investigation continue to dog Keewatin Bishop Gordon Beardy over a $5,000 grant from a healing fund to pay for flying...

Mohawk chapel to be restored

A two-year campaign has been launched to raise $850,000 for restoration of Christ Church, Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks in Deseronto, on...