Canon Douglas Williams - Obit and Funeral Information

The Reverend Canon Douglas Elliott Williams (Diocese of El Camino Real) October 9, 1938 - December 19, 2017 The Reverend Canon Douglas Elliott Williams died peacefully, in his 80th year, on December 19, 2017 in... Read More


Invisible Disabilities Workshop at CCC - Feb 10, 2018

Submitted by Helen Dunn and Elma Harder Do you have a coworker who is sometimes a little moody but adds colour to your otherwise boring workweek? Are you someone who loves hanging out with people, but you often... Read More


St. Hilda's Remediation Update

Within a week of the January issue of Topic going to print in early November (see the article on pages 10 and 11) and an excerpt of that article posted on the diocesan website news pages the ordained and lay... Read More


"How Many on Board?"

On Friday, December 22, 2017, Senior Port Chaplain of the Mission to Seafarer’s (MtS), the Reverend Peter Smyth; intern, Miranda Peters (who for a year has served as the Seafarer’s Welfare Worker); Roman Catholic... Read More


St. James' Music Series - 2018

Sunday, February 18th, time TBC : Vancouver Viols     The viol (rhymes with ‘mile’) is a gentle-sounding instrument that was a popular from the 15th to the 18th century.   During this period music for viol... Read More

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January 2018 Topic

Please click this link to download a high resolution print quality copy of the January 2018 issue of Topic. A lower resolution web-sized version is attached below as is the Topic Guidelines and Deadlines for 2018... Read More


St. Helen's, WPG - Family Carol Sing and Concert

On the evening of Sunday, December 17, 2017, the parish of St. Helen’s, West Point Grey presented their annual Family Carol Sing and Concert. The Reverend Scott Gould, rector of the parish reported that many in... Read More


Annual Breakfast for CCC Thursday Congregation

A Christ Church Cathedral tradition again took place on Thursday, December 21, 2017. The Thursday before Christmas is traditionally the day when the clergy of the parish serve breakfast to the members of the 7:30am... Read More


Bishop Melissa's 2017 "TOPIC" Christmas Message

(Published in the December 2017 edition of the Diocese of New Westminster’s monthly magazine – TOPIC November 28, 2017) Stealing Joy It was hard to figure out what image to use on my Bishop’s Christmas Card this... Read More


In Memoriam - Reverend Victor (Vic) Morse

Victor Sidney Edward Morse, Priest (Diocese of Toronto) May 5, 1926 – December 13, 2017 Vic died on December 13th in Port Moody.  He was canonically resident in the Diocese of Toronto and had permission to officiate... Read More