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Anglican Urban Aboriginal Ministries - Fridays in Lent

On Friday evenings during Lent 2018, Anglican Urban Aboriginal Ministry (UAM) (pastor, the Reverend Vivian Seegers) and Lutheran Aboriginal Ministry will present a Friday Lenten Series. On February 23, March 2, 9,... Read More

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PWRDF Unit - Lenten Programme 2018

The Diocese of New Westminster PWRDF Unit commends the Canadian Foodgrains  Bank(CFGB) (PWRDF partner) to your parish for Lent 2018. This is a priority for PWRDF across Canada at this time as PWRDF marks 10 years of... Read More

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MVA Transit Fare Impact

The Reverend Margaret Marquardt, chair of the diocesan Eco-Justice Unit is also on the leadership team of Metro Vancouver Alliance (MVA). MVA is going to be holding an action in March meeting with Ministers in the ... Read More

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MVA Members from D of NW Meet with Shane Simpson

Beside this post you will see a photo of the MVA (Metro Vancouver Alliance) group who met with the Honourable Shane Simpson, Minister for Social Development and Poverty Reduction on January 23, regarding the... Read More

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Federal Government Responds to Eco-Justice Unit Concerns

The Eco-Justice of the Diocese is concerned about Labour Practices behind consumer products Canadians purchase The letters below are from the Federal Government of Canada to the Eco-Justice Unit of the Diocese of... Read More

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BVOR Christmas Appeal for Refugee Placement

A Message Forwarded from the Diocesan Refugee Unit (DRU) During this season of giving, please remember the many refugees who need a home. Refugees are in desperate need of Canadian sponsors. Find out how you can... Read More

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Letter from Ministry of Immigration

On December 10, 2017, Bishop Skelton's and Archdeacon Fenton's offices received the following letter from Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship for the Federal Government of Canada, The Honourable Ahmed... Read More

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National Housing Day Statement from Archbishop Fred Hiltz

November 2017 November 22 marks National Housing Day in Canada, an opportunity for Canadians to reflect on the need for safe, adequate, and affordable housing, and to learn about the social, economic, and health... Read More

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A Note From the Diocesan Refugee Unit

We can all be proud that the Diocese of New Westminster has had a strong response to the worldwide appeal for sponsorship of refugees. We have many parishes and other groups who have worked with our diocese to bring... Read More

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Fair Wage Commission

The Province of BC is holding hearings regarding Fair Wages. This has arisen out of the issue of the increase in the minimum wage, what it needs to be and the timing of the raise. Metro Vancouver Alliance’s Economic... Read More