News Releases

Billboards Across Canada Promote ‘Light the World’ Initiative

“We are pleased to announce prominent digital billboard advertising for the ‘Light the World’ campaign in Vancouver, Abbotsford, Winnipeg, Toronto and Halifax.

“Noche Latina” Celebrates Family, Culture and Fun

Latin culture was highlighted with the fifth “Noche Latina” held recently at the Brampton Ontario Stake Centre of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The well-known celebration was a great success as families and friends crowded the venue.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Announces Changes to Recommendation Process for Young Missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes to the recommendation process for young missionary candidates. These expanded opportunities will allow more young people to serve as missionaries in various capacities that meet their personal needs or circumstances.

Building Bridges of Understanding at Parliament of the World’s Religions

Professor John Borrows, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Law, University of Victoria, Anishinaabe/Ojibway and a member of the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, discussed Indigenous philosophies in both the Justice Assembly and a separate talk titled “Reclaiming Traditional Laws and Rebuilding Justice Systems” at the Parliament of the World’s Religions.

A Concert of Remembrance

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Oshawa, Ontario, hosted a community “Concert of Remembrance” in honour of this year’s Remembrance Day. The concert featured the Oshawa Civic Band, Young Singers and members of the Ontario Regiment and Wounded Warriors Canada.

The Protection of Freedom of Religion or Belief Discussed at McGill University in Montreal

Professor W. Cole Durham, Susa Young Gates Professor of Law, Brigham Young University, and director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, spoke to audiences at McGill University on October 24 and 25, 2018.

Canadian Interfaith Initiatives Highlighted at Parliament of the World’s Religions

The seventh Parliament of the World’s Religions, featuring more than 500 programs and events, commenced in Toronto, Ontario, November 1.

Faith-Based Organizations Partner to Support Children in Need

The Parliament of the World’s Religions, ongoing in Toronto, hosted a UNICEF-moderated panel discussing the role of faith-based organizations working to help distressed children.

Role of Women as Leaders Discussed at Parliament of World’s Religions

The 2018 Parliament of the World’s Religions, held in Toronto, Ontario, included a panel of women who addressed “The Sustainability of Women’s Spiritual Leadership — Stable Wisdom and Simple Clarity in Volatile Times.”

Feeding His Sheep in Edmonton

For the 10th year, Edmonton area congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have joined with their communities to help fill the shelves at their community food banks.