Anglican Church of Canada

The Anglican Witness in Canada started in the eighteenth century with the Church Missionary Society and the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. The Eucharist was first celebrated in Frobisher Bay in 1578; the first Church building was St. Paul's, Halifax, in 1750. The Church includes a large number of the original inhabitants of Canadian Indians, Inuit, and Metis and has been a strong advocate of their rights.

Anglican Church of Canada

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July 10, 2018

The Presiding Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and The Episcopal Church have been meeting in person on an annual basis to discuss issues of common concern. Colloquially referred to as their “4 Way”...

May 14, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Bishop of New Westminster Melissa Skelton has been elected as archbishop and metropolitan of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon. She will continue in her role as bishop of New Westminster while taking on responsibility for the internal...

February 1, 2018

Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael Curry joined the leaders of the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in preparing Lent Devotions for the upcoming liturgical season.

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January 9, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] Archbishop Fred Hiltz, the Primate of Canada, has announced that he will step down from his role on the final day of Provincial Synod’s next meeting, on 16 July 2019. Last year, Archbishop Fred marked 40 years of ordained ministry in the church – 23 of them as...

October 19, 2017

The following is the conclusion of a two-part story detailing the experience and aftermath of the B.C. summer wildfires from an Anglican perspective. You can read the first part here.

[Anglican Church of Canada] Though the height of the summer wildfire season in British Columbia...

October 17, 2017

Fire rages in the distance behind the historic Anglican church of St. John at the Latin Gate, located on the Ashcroft Reserve, during the peak of the British Columbia wildfire season in July. Photo: Anglican Church of Canada

[Anglican Church of Canada] This summer’s wildfire...

September 7, 2017

de Philippe Jean Poirier

[Présence – information religieuse] À deux ans du Synode général qui tranchera la question du mariage gai à l’intérieur de l’Église anglicane du Canada, l’union sacramentelle des couples gais demeure un sujet délicat, sous étroite surveillance. Mais certains...

August 16, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The “doctrine of discovery” – the idea that indigenous people need to be discovered and westernized – has been criticized by the national indigenous bishop of Canada. Bishop Mark MacDonald made his comments during a visit to Australia, where he attended a...

July 25, 2017

[Anglican Journal] In an address to the 16th  Biennial Convention of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada held in early July in Winnipeg, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, celebrated the full-communion relationship between the two churches, and praised the...

July 12, 2017

[Anglican Journal] As wildfires 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.

After weeks of hot, dry weather, the...

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The Anglican Witness in Canada started in the eighteenth century with the Church Missionary Soci