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God Keep Our Land Glorious and Free

Commentary — 30 JUNE 2015

Canadian members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are unabashedly patriotic. This is evident as they prepare for and celebrate the birth of their free country each year on July 1.

Canadian Multiculturalism Day
Not Just an Annual Celebration

News Release — 25 JUNE 2015

In the Etobicoke (Toronto), Ontario, congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, multiculturalism isn’t just an annual celebration; it’s a way of life. With congregants from 72 different countries, diversity is one of the congregation’s greatest strengths.

Fatherhood: An Eternal Perspective

News Story — 20 JUNE 2015

We are all born of fathers who, since the dawn of time, have in one way or another been influenced by their own fathers. One hundred years from now, what will it matter?

A Genealogical Milestone:  The Freedmen’s Bureau Project

News Release — 19 JUNE 2015

An exciting new family history project has just been launched. The Freedmen’s Bureau Project will help both black Americans and black Canadians reconnect with their Civil War-era ancestors.

Funeral Services Scheduled for Elder L. Tom Perry

News Release — 1 JUNE 2015

Funeral services for Elder L. Tom Perry, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Friday, June 5, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. The funeral will be open to the public. Elder Perry died on May 30 in Salt Lake City at the age of 92. He was recently diagnosed with thyroid cancer.

Elder L. Tom Perry Dies at Age 92

News Release — 30 MAY 2015

Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died today at about 3:00 p.m. at his home. He was 92 years old. Elder Perry was ordained an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in April 1974, after serving as an assistant to the Twelve since 1972. Elder Perry’s commanding physical presence combined with his enthusiasm and optimistic style made him a forceful as well as a popular figure among Church members across the world.

Elder L. Tom Perry Thanks Members and Friends as Health Worsens

News Release — 29 MAY 2015

Elder L. Tom Perry, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is suffering from terminal cancer, it was reported Friday. The Church announced last month that Elder Perry had been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, but a spokesman said Friday that the cancer had spread.

Montreal Mormon Volunteers Put Faith Into Action at Interfaith Eco-Action Day

News Story — 23 MAY 2015

Montreal members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined the Christian Jewish Dialogue of Montreal to celebrate their fifth annual Interfaith Eco-Action Day on 18 May 2015. More than 170 volunteers from various faith traditions gathered in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve to green and clean Parc Dézéry-Lafontaine, Parc Hochelaga and Parc Raymond-Préfontaine.

Citizenship and Conscience

Commentary — 14 MAY 2015

The work of being a good citizen is never easy — it requires judgment, civility and patience. Wherever they live, Latter-day Saints have the responsibility and privilege to make their corner of the globe a better place. So what does it mean to be a good citizen and a person of faith? The spiritual ideal of a church spreads far beyond its spires. For the most part, religious people see themselves as part of a larger society and aspire to help it.

Emergency Preparedness Week Encourages Self-Reliance

News Story — 8 MAY 2015

To help Canadians prepare for emergencies, Public Safety Canada coordinates an annual Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) in collaboration with the provinces, territories and partners. Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been teaching self-sufficiency for many years.