On the fourth ballot, the Rt. Rev. Linda Nicholls was elected the 14th Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada.


General Synod 2019 has concluded. A full video record, along with selected highlights, is now available.

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Anglican Journal

General Synod approves Jubilee Commission

General Synod passed a motion July 16 to affirm the creation of the Jubilee Commission, a commission tasked with finding a “just, sustainable and equitable funding base for the self-determining Indigenous Anglican church.”

Anglican Journal

General Synod expands full communion recognition

General Synod passed a resolution July 15 to recognize full communion among the Anglican Church of Canada (ACC), the U.S.-based Episcopal Church (TEC), the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).

Anglican Journal

Faith, Worship, and Ministry resolutions passed at General Synod

A succession of resolutions brought by the Faith, Worship, and Ministry (FWM) Coordinating Committee, along with recognition for the Canadian Council of Churches, passed at the 42nd General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada.

Anglican Journal

General Synod passes pension plan, CoGS motions

General Synod voted July 14 to make changes to the General Synod Pension Plan that would allow groups outside of the Anglican Church of Canada to join the plan. In the same afternoon session, the synod also passed motions to put in place a plan to re-evaluate the purpose and mission of the Council of General Synod (CoGS).