Editorial - A thank you to our readers

Dear Readers A few months ago an editorial in this space urged you to consider contributing to this publication and to our national Church newspaper. And many of you did. Collectively in the Diocese of New... Read More

Editorial - How should we repond to those other stories

Stories give very powerful messages. One could say we gain our Christianity through stories. And stories compete with each other.
 A poll undertaken by the CanWest newspaper chain found that one in six Canadians... Read More


  Joy and Gary Hamblin On the evening of March 26, the Parish of St. Aiden and St. Bartholomew, Gibsons gathered to say goodbye to the Rev. Gary and Joy Hamblin. Nearly two and a half years ago they came as a... Read More

Cathedral choir wins CBC prize, plans Mexico tour

  Members of the Christ Church Cathedral Choir It’s getting to be a habit for Christ Church Cathedral’s choir. For the fourth time, they’ve won the national CBC contest for amateur choirs in the church choir... Read More

The diocese helps, but more is needed

The 127 Society for Housing in March was one of three recipients of a cheque for over $24,000, funds remaining from the windup of Stewards in Action. 
 The other groups receiving the same amount were the Coming Home... Read More

The Primate calls on government to put money into housing

Archbishop Andrew Hutchison Canada is a rich country. Yet tens of thousands of people in this country live on the street, and millions are without affordable and adequate housing
 Since the 1980s, deep cuts to... Read More

Making affordable housing available in Vancouver

A group of tenants in the common room of the Wellspring Building enjoying the monthly buffet brunch. (Randy Nakata... Read More

'Young Woman of the Year' dies after fight with cancer

The funeral for Ashley Brear, who died Saturday, April 22 after a lengthy battle with cancer, was held at Christ Church Cathedral on Friday, May 5. First diagnosed in September, 2003, Ashley died after a third... Read More

On Easter and Forgiveness

In Jerusalem there is a memorial to the six million Jews of the European Holocaust. It’s called Yad Vashem, and if you ever go to Jerusalem it’s one of the things you absolutely must see. I have been there twice,... Read More

Metropolitan appoints Douglas MacAdams, QC, as Provincial Chancellor

WHITEHORSE, Yukon, March 14, 2006 - Archbishop Terrence O. Buckle has appointed Douglas MacAdams, Q.C., of Abbotsford to the post of Chancellor of the Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia and Yukon.... Read More