Celebrate the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: June 12-14, 2020

Our national indigenous bishop, Mark MacDonald will be visiting the diocese during National Indigenous History month and you’re invited to help celebrate. The weekend celebratign the 125th anniversary of St Anne & St Edmund in Parksville will include a gala dinner on Friday night, workshops on Saturday service of celebration on Sunday morning. Archbishop Mark … Continue reading “Celebrate the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: June 12-14, 2020”

‘Communal’ commitment needed to revitalize Canada’s Indigenous languages

By Staff on August 07, 2019 In Canada, a growing number of people are learning an Aboriginal language as a second language, according to Statistics Canada. However, the number of people with First Nations language as their  mother tongue is declining, since most of them are ages 65 and over.  Overall, only 16% of Canada’s … Continue reading “‘Communal’ commitment needed to revitalize Canada’s Indigenous languages”