News Releases

One World--One Family Unites 300 Family History Enthusiasts

News Story — 4 SEPTEMBER 2015

The sixth One World—One Family Conference brought together over 300 family history enthusiasts from across Ontario on August 22, 2015. This annual event, hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brampton, Ontario, has become a fixture in family history conferences in eastern Canada.

Spirit of Parapan Am Athletes Resonates With Mormon Beliefs

News Release — 22 AUGUST 2015

Being in the presence of 1,600 world-class athletes at the Toronto 2015 Parapan Am Games, each with a physical or cognitive disability, is a lesson in humility and esteem.  Faith and endurance are hallmarks of greatness, and there was no shortage of either at this event. 

Canadian Mormons Send Greetings to President Monson on His 88th Birthday

News Release — 21 AUGUST 2015

Many Canadian Mormons will send their best wishes this week to Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as he celebrates his 88th birthday on August 21.

Mormon Partnership Creates 280,000 Life-Saving Meals

News Story — 18 AUGUST 2015

Approximately 700 youth, ages 14 through 18, from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across Ontario joined in a partnership with Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) and local churches in the Kitchener–Waterloo area on August 13 and 14 to help feed impoverished children in Haiti.

Church History Department Releases Book of Mormon Printer’s Manuscript in New Book

News Release — 5 AUGUST 2015

A new volume of “The Joseph Smith Papers Project” featuring the printer’s manuscript of the Book of Mormon was released Tuesday by the Church Historian’s Press, an imprint of the History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Heritage Day — A Celebration of Remembrance

News Release — 1 AUGUST 2015

To celebrate its cultural heritage, Alberta has designated the first Monday in August as Heritage Day. Canadian Mormons have a special place in their hearts for the province that welcomed many of their pioneer forefathers in the late 1800s.

Regina Mormons Support Northern Fire Relief Efforts

News Release — 31 JULY 2015

Approximately 120 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the Regina Saskatchewan Stake (a stake is similar to a diocese) filled 2,500 food hampers to support provincial fire relief efforts through the Regina Food Bank, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan and Kitsaki Management Limited Partnership.

Manitoba Mormons Celebrate 10-Year Partnership With Winnipeg Harvest

News Release — 30 JULY 2015

This year marked the 10th anniversary of the Church’s summer food drive in partnership with Winnipeg Harvest. Winnipeg Church members and volunteers celebrated this milestone with a community block party and carnival. 

Mormon Volunteers Cherish Pan Am Games Experiences

News Release — 28 JULY 2015

While they don’t wear the official name tags of the full-time missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, several Church members from the Greater Toronto Area accepted the call to serve at the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games. They were chosen from thousands of applicants for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Church Launches Online Campaign to Recognize Pioneers Past and Present

News Release — 22 JULY 2015

A global social media campaign launched by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recognizes the legacy of early and modern-day Mormon pioneers who have overcome challenges in their lives. The campaign is underway to inspire members and the public to consider the contributions of their ancestors and the pioneer legacy they can leave for future generations.