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Bill C-262 Passed Second Reading: Keep Justice Rolling!

2018-02-14T12:04:06+00:00 February 15th, 2018|Categories: Healing & Reconciliation, News|

On Wednesday, February 7, a majority of Members of Parliament voted in favour of Private Member’s Bill C-262, an act to ensure that the laws of Canada are consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This is an important step towards the Government of Canada [...]

Moderator Issues Letter of Repentance to LGBTQI Community

2018-02-20T14:02:59+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: News|

To The Presbyterian Church in Canada and all those harmed by homophobia and hypocrisy by and within the church: The 2017 General Assembly asked the moderator to write a letter of repentance to the LGBTQI community. Although, in 1994, the General Assembly received The Human Sexuality Report that called on [...]

Love Letter from the Archives

2018-02-08T18:27:44+00:00 February 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

In October 2017, the Presbyterian Archives received a generous gift from Mrs. Margaret McKinnon, the grand-daughter of the Rev. Dr. David G. McQueen (1854–1930) of Edmonton. The gift included two binders of 73 beautifully preserved handwritten letters that revealed a year-long courtship over many miles between [...]

Relief Efforts Begin Following Earthquake in Taiwan

2018-02-07T11:56:27+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Categories: News|

Yu-Shan Seminary, Hualien, Taiwan, 2015 On Tuesday, February 6, a magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Taiwan with the epicenter just off the East Coast of Hualien City. The Presbyterian Church in Taiwan (PCT) reports that hundreds have been injured and 173 people are unaccounted for. Five buildings have been seriously damaged [...]