Anglican Journal Staff


Long-term care and ‘the great revealer’

When military personnel were deployed to long-term care homes in Ontario and Quebec during the pandemic’s first wave in the spring of 2020, they encountered a system that some had said was in dire need of change even before the pandemic. But COVID-19 brought increased public attention to the system’s shortcomings as it spread through long-term care homes across the country.

Anglican Journal loses editor, writer

The Anglican Journal found itself editorless this summer with the resignation of Matthew Townsend June 11. The same month also saw the departure of staff writer Joelle Kidd, on June 10.

Territory of the People bishop inhibited from ministry

Bishop Lincoln McKoen of the Territory of the People has been formally inhibited from ministry, following unspecified allegations that will now be subject to disciplinary proceedings by the provincial synod.

CoGS hears of progress, priorities at triennium’s halfway point

At this year’s first meeting of the Council of General Synod (CoGS), members heard of progress made by leaders, committee members and staff of the Anglican Church of Canada towards goals established at General Synod 2019—and the ways that the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new challenges in this triennium.

Around the dioceses, March 2020

Archdeaconry recommends merging of five Regina parishes Bishop Rob Hardwick and the Qu’Appelle diocesan council have received recommendations from St. Cuthbert’s Archdeaconry for the future

Around the dioceses, February 2020

The signing of an agreement between James Settee College and the Vancouver School of Theology was a major topic at the latest meeting of the Indigenous Council for the Anglican diocese of Saskatchewan.

Around the dioceses, January 2020

Anglican and Lutheran leaders have signed a memorandum of agreement officially fusing congregations in Port Alberni, B.C., from each tradition into one faith community.

Around the dioceses, December 2019

Niagara church builds relationship with Islamic group A church in the diocese of Niagara is fostering interfaith dialogue with a local Islamic cultural centre. The

Around the dioceses, November 2019

A Vancouver-area parish is planning a property redevelopment project that will see its existing parish hall replaced by a 30-story skyscraper for affordable housing, market rental and ownership housing and the new parish hall and offices.

Around the dioceses, October 2019

A new project in the diocese of Ottawa is set to provide between 70 and 200 affordable housing units in the Nepean area of the diocese.

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