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Change on Arctic horizon

NE CAN UNDERSTAND why members of the Diocese of the Arctic might use words like gargantuan to describe its geography. After all, the...

Families praise Nova Scotians

If a disaster of the magnitude of the crash of Swissair Flight 111 had to happen anywhere, from the perspective of the victims' families...

Church fights to save paintings

An insidious problem haunts the coloured walls of St. Anne's Church in west Toronto - a problem that, drip by drip, threatens to damage...

Legal claims increasing

The number of legal claims against the Anglican Church of Canada now totals 72. Meanwhile, final arguments were due to be heard during...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon

Teens find home in former rectory A former rectory in the Salt Spring Island, B.C., parish has been given new life as a group...

Canada briefs: Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert’s Land

Circles reflect Native influence The strong aboriginal influence and the large role Natives played in planning this month's synod in the Diocese of Brandon...

Priests worry about becoming licensing canon fodder

Anglican clergy across the country are feeling upset and betrayed after a new licensing canon was passed at General Synod in May. Canon 17...

Searching for meaning in baby’s death

An Anglican woman whose infant daughter died of dehydration a day after she was sent home from hospital says she does not want the...

Church House staff approve new model

Employees at Church House have voted in favour of a staff association model that will give them a unified voice for the first time. The...

Beardy cleared after police investigation

No criminal charges will be laid by the Ontario Provincial Police following an investigation into the use of proceeds of a walk for Native...

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...

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 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...

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...