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Reconciliation goes beyond residential schools, says forum

Posted on: March 3rd, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By André Forget Shakir Rahim, a graduate of the University of Toronto, asks the panellists to further explain a point about the reconciliation process. Photo: André Forget The now-defunct Indian residential school system may be one of the most well-known examples of how imperialism has done deep damage to Canada’s First Nations, but it was […]

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Photo exhibit focuses on Ottawa’s homeless

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Beatrice Paez On why Centre 454 mounted the photo exhibit: “There are many smiles, many tears and most of all, so much hope and determination [among the homeless] to triumph over circumstance,” said Jennifer Crawford, executive director. Photo: Al Robinson The homeless are largely invisible in society. Some are on the streets, but passersby rarely […]

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Church can help open up space for dialogue

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Leigh Anne Williams (A shorter version of this interview appeared in the March issue of the Anglican Journal.) As the new director of the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs, Stephen Toope stands at an interesting spot where academia intersects with the public square. This son of an Anglican priest arrived here by […]

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Anglican social justice advocate receives Order of Canada

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget   Irene Fraser, recently appointed a member of the Order of Canada, has spent many years advocating on behalf of Indigenous people. Photo: Supplied _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________   Earlier this month, long-time indigenous rights leader Irene Fraser was recognized for her many years of work by investiture into the Order of Canada. “I know it […]

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New executive director appointed at Sorrento Centre

Posted on: March 2nd, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Matt Gardner Currently the rector of St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral in Kamloops, B.C., the Very Rev. Louise Peters will be stepping into a new role this spring as she takes on the position of executive director at the Sorrento Retreat and Conference Centre. The Ven. Andrew Pike, board chair and a member of the […]

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New church building a ‘command centre’ for ministry

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By André Forget The Rev. Sam Rose and the Anglican Church of St. Michael and All Angels met in a funeral home chapel for four years before moving into their new building. Photo: André Forget The Rev. Sam Rose, rector at St. Michael and All Angels in St. John’s, Nfld., laughs as he tells an old […]

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PWRDF sends extra money to Egypt for Syrian refugees

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Anglican Journal Staff    Funding constraints forced the World Food Program to suspend rations to refugees in Egypt in early December. An emergency fundraising campaign allowed the WFP to resume distribution of food vouchers, but in 2015, the WFP was again forced to reduce their monthly value from US$24 to US$16. Photo: World Food Programme […]

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Living a richer life with less

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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By Leigh Anne Williams   The Gusdal-Kiyooka family (l to r): Siri, Jeff, Hanae and Emi. Photo: Contributed   Edmonton doctor Jeff Gusdal says that he recently calculated that he and his wife, Hanae Kiyooka, could have been among the “one percenters,” the wealthiest segment of the world’s population. Although there is still a huge range […]

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Project editor shares insights into making of Anglican directory

Posted on: February 25th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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Project editor Janet Thomas holds up a copy of the 2015 Anglican Church Directory. By Matt Gardner For most church members, the release of the 2015 Anglican Church Directory means having an up-to-date source of information on dioceses, parishes and clergy across the country. For those who produce the directory, however, its release marks the culmination […]

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Anglican Alliance director strengthens partnerships at ‘lunch and learn’

Posted on: February 24th, 2015 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  The Rev. Rachel Carnegie, co-director of the Anglican Alliance, speaks to Church House staff members.   By Matt Gardner The co-director of the Anglican Alliance stopped by Church House on Friday, Feb. 20 for a visit that highlighted ongoing work of the Alliance as well as how the Anglican Church of Canada might continue […]

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