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Mormons Receive Appreciation Plaque From Salvation Army in Brampton

News Story — 23 March 2015

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brampton, Ontario, recently received an appreciation plaque from the Salvation Army’s Community and Family Services. Gordon Randell, supervisor of the program, remarked about the Church’s ongoing support. Ecclesiastical leader Scott Goobie, Edward Aguiar, Helen Warner and full-time missionaries Elder Garrison Ganowsky and Elder Miles Anderson accepted the plaque on behalf of the Church at a luncheon attended by more than 100 people.

International Women’s Day Recognizes the Contribution of Women Around the Globe

News Story — 11 March 2015

International Women’s Day celebrates the inspirational work of women globally and is an opportunity to highlight women’s valuable contributions. The United Nations’ theme for International Women’s Day 2015, celebrated March 8, is “Empowering Women — Empowering Humanity: Picture It.” Women of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints embrace many of the challenges this theme envisions, such as exercising choice, getting an education and celebrating the potential of women everywhere.

Harmony Week Program Focuses on How We Talk to God

News Story — 10 March 2015

The Intercultural Dialogue Institute (IDI) recently sponsored a dinner and panel discussion entitled “How We Talk to God” as part of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2015. IDI is a non-profit organization that promotes respect and understanding amongst people of all cultures and faiths.

Mormon Businessman Named Entrepreneur of the Year

News Story — 27 February 2015

Near the end of last year, Tom Leavitt, president and CEO of Leavitt Machinery and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was named EY (formerly Ernst & Young) Entrepreneur Of The YearTM for the Pacific Region. In addition to running a successful business, Leavitt also makes humanitarian service a priority.

Family Day is a Tradition for Latter-day Saints

News Story — 18 February 2015

Many members of the Church gather and share activities to strengthen their families not only on Family Day, but each Monday in the week as well.

Canadian Interfaith Conversation Launches New Website

News Story — 30 January 2015

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is one of 39 participating organizations in the Canadian Interfaith Conversation (CIC). The CIC emerged from the 2010 Canadian Interfaith Partners, established when the G8 summit took place in Ontario in 2010. Participants have met regularly since that time, garnering additional support and participation.

Mormon Leaders Call for Laws That Protect Religious Freedoms

News Release — 27 January 2015

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Tuesday for legislation across the United States that protects vital religious freedoms.

The Humanitarian Impulse

Commentary — 23 January 2015

It is hard to count the ways religion benefits society. Churches invigorate communities through local associations of support. Voices of moral conscience hold us to our highest ideals. And the dignity of our relationships toward one another is bolstered by human rights and religious freedom. Behind this lies the unique responsibility of the believer. People of faith contribute to society because of their obligation to God and conscience, not out of privilege, superiority or reward.

2014 Newsroom Highlights

News Story — 12 January 2015

Here are some of the significant Church-related stories and events covered in 2014 on the MormonNewsroom.ca site, an official site for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada.

Montreal Mormons Gather in a Flash Mob to Celebrate Christmas

News Story — 16 December 2014

Hundreds of Montreal-area members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently formed a flash mob and sang Christmas carols in French at Complexe Desjardins. The Montreal mall is located across the street from where The Book of Mormon musical was playing at the time.

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