News Releases

Devastating Wildfire Provides Opportunity for Service

On May 4, 2016, in an effort to protect the population of Fort McMurray, Alberta from a raging wildfire, 88,000 people were ordered from their homes in the largest mandatory evacuation in Canadian history. The members of the Wood Buffalo congregation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are included in the tens of thousands of city and area residents who are now being housed in emergency shelters, having fled their homes without food, clothing and the other necessities of life.

Mormonism in Action Supports Families Fleeing Persecution

In advance of wise counsel given during the April 2016 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church members across Canada were already rallying to support the recent influx of refugees to their communities.

Latter-day Saints in Canada Celebrate Motherhood

Women and mothers around the world will be recognized on May 8, Mother’s Day. Women represent half of the world’s population and are overwhelmingly the primary caregivers in the nurturing of children and family, while often juggling many other roles simultaneously.

The Sabbath Is a Delight to Canadian Mormons

Nearly one year ago, President Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gave a historic talk entitled “The Sabbath Is a Delight” at the Church’s general conference. President Nelson invited Church members to better observe the Sabbath day.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Richard E. Turley Jr. Appointed as New Managing Director of Church Public Affairs

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has appointed Richard E. Turley Jr. as the new managing director of the Church’s Public Affairs Department. 

First Canadian Black History Summit Makes History

Nearly 500 participants gathered for the inaugural Canadian Black History Summit held at the Etobicoke, Ontario, building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on April 16, 2016.

Toronto Fashion Show Encourages Conversation About Modesty and True Beauty

On March 26, 2016, women and girls from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across Toronto, Ontario, gathered to celebrate true beauty by hosting a fashion show featuring modest clothing.

The World Report April 2016

The World Report April 2016

Canadian Black History Summit: Connecting U.S. and Canadian History With Genealogical Records

The first Canadian Black History Summit will be held Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the Etobicoke, Ontario, building of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The summit will connect black history and black genealogy experts and participants with new information about the Freedmen’s Bureau Project, which in the near future will give access to over four million searchable records.

Canadians Sing Handel’s ‘Messiah’ With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

As part of this year’s Easter celebrations, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square presented Handel’s “Messiah” in its entirety through a worldwide live stream on Good Friday, March 25, 2016.