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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.

In Honour of Human Rights Day

Commentary — 10 December 2014

Sixty-six years ago today a document graced the world that set new horizons for human relations. It is called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and was the first global expression of its kind. Leaders from different nations, cultures, religions and political systems came together to establish standards of humaneness that apply to everyone, everywhere.

Mormon Academics Speak at McGill University 

News Story — 6 December 2014

Acclaimed scholar Richard L. Bushman of Columbia University, one of the editors of The Joseph Smith Papers project, and a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, gave a public lecture at McGill University in early November 2014.

First Presidency 2014
Christmas Message

News Release — 6 December 2014

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following 2014 Christmas message:

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