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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September 24, 2019

“They bring the agenda to the table, not me; I’m just a presence,” the Rev. Stephen Martin says. “Ninety-five per cent of the time, when conversations come about faith and faith issues, they bring it up—not me.” Photo: Contributed via...

September 10, 2019

[Anglican Journal] When Archdeacon Keith Cartwright, archdeacon of the southern Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands, visited Haiti in the wake of the 2010 earthquake, he thought he would never see anything close to that level of devastation again. But now, surveying the damage in his own...

September 9, 2019

Sydney Brouillard-Coyle (left), a youth delegate from the Diocese of Huron who identifies as gender non-conforming, queer and asexual, receives a blessing from Primate Linda Nicholls at the closing Eucharist of General Synod 2019. Photo:...

August 27, 2019

Archbishop Linda Nicholls, primate of the Anglican Church of Canada. Photo: Milos Posic/Anglican Journal

[Anglican Journal] The Anglican Church of Canada’s new primate says her top priority will be a review of the church’s mission...

August 22, 2019

The Rt. Rev. Fraser Lawton will serve as rector of the Church of St. Dunstan in Mineola, Texas, and will also be an assisting bishop for The Episcopal Church’s Diocese of Dallas. Photo: Diocese of Dallas/Anglican Journal

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July 26, 2019

Archbishop Fred Hiltz anoints the Anglican Church of Canada’s National Indigenous Bishop, Mark MacDonald, as he is raised to the status of archbishop. Photo: Anglican Church of Canada via ACNS

[Anglican Communion News Service] The...

July 22, 2019

Archbishop Fred Hiltz embraces National Bishop Susan Johnson of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, while Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry and Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton...

July 16, 2019

[Anglican Journal] A fall in revenues, especially contributions from the dioceses, combined with increased expenses to put the Anglican Church of Canada in a deficit position in 2018, General Synod heard Monday, July 15.

The national church’s audited financial statements for the year...

July 16, 2019

[Anglican Journal] An effort to remove a prayer for conversion of the Jews from the Book of Common Prayer and to replace it with one for reconciliation with the Jews has passed its first major hurdle at General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada.

On July 15, a resolution to amend...

July 15, 2019

Last summer during The Episcopal Church’s 79th General Convention, an invitation was shared with our American and Canadian sisters, brothers, and siblings in the Lutheran and Anglican/Episcopal tradition to pledge their prayers for our church as we gathered in Austin, Texas to deliberate over...

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