News Releases

Young Single Adult Stake Formed in Lethbridge, Alberta

The first young single adult stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints outside the United States was formed in Lethbridge, Alberta, on August 27, 2017. It is composed of young single adult wards (congregations for those between the ages of 18 and 30) from stakes in Taber, Lethbridge, Raymond, Magrath, Fort Macleod and Cardston.

Conquering Cancer in Alberta

Adam Sorenson — a robust, enthusiastic 16-year-old cancer survivor and a  member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — set out on August 12, 2017, to participate in the Alberta Cancer Foundation’s Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. Adam’s team included his parents (Rebecca and Brad Sorenson) and his older brother (Billy).

Festival Celebrates Harmony and Mutual Respect Among Faith Groups

Building relations with people of different faiths and beliefs was the goal of Burlington’s first interfaith multicultural festival held August 19, 2017. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in the fun-filled event that offered exhibits from  various faiths, foods from different cultures, singing, games and dancing.

Mormon Helping Hands Volunteers Serve at Fort McMurray

More than a year after a massive wildfire evacuated their community, people in Fort McMurray are still trying to get things back to normal. On August 19, 2017, a group of 180 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from the Sherwood Park Alberta Stake helped with a variety of service projects in the area.

Manitoba Mormons and Friends Work Together as Good Neighbours

“Friendly Manitoba” is the motto proudly displayed on the provincial motor vehicle licence plate. Residents of the province, including members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, strive to live up to this adage. In 2017, Church and community members have created new friendships while serving those in need.

Canadian Mormons Extend Best Wishes to President Monson for His 90th Birthday

Canadian Mormons extend their best wishes to Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, as he celebrates his 90th birthday on August 21.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Issues Statements on Situation in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Sunday, August 13, 2017, addressing the situation in Charlottsville, Virginia.


Where Religious and Secular Meet

Does religious freedom protect only the religious?

155th Emancipation Festival Welcomes Freedmen’s Bureau Records Display

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in the annual Emancipation Festival celebrations in Owen Sound, Ontario, by presenting a Freedmen’s Bureau Records display.

Mormon Young Adults Participate in Interfaith Millennial Summit

From across the nation, 75 young leaders of various faiths recently convened in the country’s capital for the Faith in Canada 150 Millennial Summit , hosted by Cardus (a Christian think-tank).