News Releases

RootsTech 2016 to Celebrate Families Across Generations

News Story — 2 FEBRUARY 2016

RootsTech, hosted by FamilySearch of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held February 3–6, 2016, in Salt Lake City, Utah. It is the largest family history conference in the world and attracts tens of thousands of participants worldwide.

Mormon Volunteers Give Children With Cancer a Reason to Smile

News Story — 28 JANUARY 2016

For the past 20 years, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hamilton, Ontario, have hosted Help a Child Smile (HACS) Christmas parties at their local meetinghouse. Each year, the event attracts up to 250 children with cancer.

Supporting Religious Freedom Strengthens Our Communities

News Story — 23 JANUARY 2016

Religious freedom is one of the first and most fundamental of the rights extended to us as citizens. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has supported religious freedom since its earliest days.

Canada Area Church Leaders Extend Messages of Love and Hope for the New Year

News Story — 8 JANUARY 2016

Area leaders for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada express their wishes for a peaceful and joyful new year of 2016. They encourage us to extend unconditional love to all and to look to the Saviour’s Atonement as a source of renewal and change.

Canadian Mormon Youth Follow Counsel to Better Observe Sabbath Day

News Story — 2 JANUARY 2016

Youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across Canada have found strength and renewal by applying recent counsel to better observe the Sabbath.

2015 Newsroom Highlights

News Story — 28 DECEMBER 2015

We invite you to review some of the significant Church-related stories and events reported in 2015 on  MormonNewsroom.ca, an official site for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada.

Mormons Are Christians

News Story — 24 DECEMBER 2015

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are often asked whether they are Christians.

“Second Mile” Service Becomes Habit for Etobicoke Mormons

News Story — 18 DECEMBER 2015

Spencer W. Kimball, 12th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, taught, “My life is like my shoes — to be worn out in service. … None of us should become so busy in our formal Church assignments that there is no room left for quiet Christian service to our neighbors” (Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Spencer W. Kimball, 2006).

Cobourg Mormons Host “An Evening in Bethlehem”

News Story — 12 DECEMBER 2015

Members of the Cobourg, Ontario, congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began celebrating the Christmas season on December 4 and 5, 2015, when they hosted their 10th annual “An Evening in Bethlehem.”

First Presidency 2015 Christmas Message

News Story — 7 DECEMBER 2015

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a 2015 Christmas message.