News Releases

Nurses Care for Those Who Serve

Occasionally missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving across Canada need medical help. When illness strikes or an accident happens, a missionary’s call to a mission nurse specialist can be a helpful step on the road to recovery.

Mormons and Muslims Break the Fast Together in Montreal

Sunday, July 3, marked the first time that iftar, the evening meal when Muslims break their daily Ramadan fast, was held at a Mormon chapel in Montreal. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Intercultural Dialogue Institute (IDI) of Montreal shared a meal at sunset to celebrate Ramadan and to mark the end of the monthly Mormon fast Sunday.

Maritime Couple Accepts Mission Call to Alberta

In July 2016, George and Lisa Pattison of Hampton, New Brunswick, will put their lives on hold for three years as they become mission presidents for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Celebrating Canada’s Day With Gratitude for Freedoms

Across the nation every year on July 1 Canadians gather as families, communities and friends to celebrate Canada Day. Parades, flag raisings, picnics, fireworks and other special events mark the occasion. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints join with all Canadians in gratefully honouring their country.

Historic Freedmen's Bureau Project Completed

FamilySearch, the largest genealogy organization in the orld, is pleased to announce the completion of the Freedmen’s Bureau Project, indexing the names of millions of African Americans directly following emancipation.

Lethbridge Couple Organizes Recreation Activities for Refugee Children

World Refugee Day was first celebrated June 20, 2001, by resolution of the United Nations General Assembly. Countless groups worldwide host events to draw attention to the millions of refugees forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict or persecution.

Community Values Awards Presented in Nova Scotia

Family, friends, co-workers and neighbours gathered at the Beacon United Church in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, on May 28, 2016, to celebrate three community leaders at the Community Values Awards.

Fathers Reflect on Fatherhood

“Two of the most important roles fathers have in the lives of their children are those of being a good example and a mentor,” states President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counsellor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Civil Society: Faith in the Public Square

Civil Society: Faith in the Public Square

Civil Society: Engaging the Differences Among Us

Difference is a matter of perspective, and sometimes the fear of differences threatens us more than the actual differences.