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

Construction on new archives building to begin at VST

After years of making due in temporary quarters and housing many valuable records in multiple locations off site, the archivists of the Anglican Diocese of New Westminster/Ecclesiastical Province of BC and Yukon,... Read More


History gave us the structure of our diocese. Our Anglican ancestors, in the main, came from a country in which every neighbourhood had its parish church. That was the pattern we followed here until after the Second... Read More

Letters to TOPIC

“If Christians were Christians, there would be no anti-Semitism.”-John Haynes Holmes, The Sensible Man’s View of Religion“Christ cannot possibly have been a Jew.” -Joseph Goebbels One of the most painful and... Read More

Chief Herald to design badge for diocese

  A diocesan heraldic badge may contain elements of the Coat of Arms, pictured here The Diocesan Communications and Marketing Committee has decided to ask the Chief Herald of Canada to design a diocesan badge... Read More