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Canon III – The Primate A056

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Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 27
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 27
Mover
The Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Linda Nicholls
Prologue
Primatial Role Task Force Report
Bishop Michael Ingham, Chair of the Primatial Role Task Force, presented the report. He noted that a friendly amendment had been receivd and accept subsequent to the resolution's inclusion in the Convening Circular.
Committee of the Whole
Moved by: The Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham
Seconded by: The Rt. Rev. Linda Nicholls
That this General Synod move into Committee of the Whole for the consideration of the report of the Primacy Taskforce. CARRIED
Following a brief discussion, it was
That this General Synod move out of Committee of the Whole. CARRIED
Text
That this General Synod amend Canon III as indicated in Appendix A to this Resolution (additions are in bold, deletions are in strikeout). [In electronic database bold indicated by pointed brackets i.e. ; strikeout indicated by double pointed brackets i.e.>]
CARRIED WITHOUT DEBATE IN ALL ORDERS Act 27
Notes
The text of the amendments to Canon III, presented as Appendix A to the resolution, follows:
CANON III
- The Primacy
1. The Primacy
a) There shall be a Primate who shall be the presiding bishop of The Anglican Church of Canada.
b) The Primate, upon assuming office, shall be the Senior Metropolitan of The Anglican Church of Canada.
c) The Primate shall have the title .Archbishop.
2. Election to the Primacy
The Primate shall be elected in accordance with the procedures established in part II of this Canon.
> . Term of Office
a) The term of office of the Primate shall commence upon installation to the office.
b) As soon as practicable following election, but in any case not more than 90 days after the date of election, the Primate shall resign the any Episcopal or and Metropolitical offices held at the time of election to the Primacy.
c) The Primate shall hold office until:
i) attaining 70 years of age, or
ii) the effective date of a resignation accepted pursuant to section > b) of this Canon, or
iii) the adoption of a resolution declaring the Primacy vacant pursuant to section > d) of this Canon.
>
b) The Primate may, after consultation with the Provincial Metropolitans and the Chapter of the Anglican Military Ordinariate and subject to the provisions of financial requirements, appoint a Bishop Ordinary who shall have episcopal jurisdiction over the chaplains of The Anglican Church of Canada on duty with the Canadian Forces
> . The Office of the Primate
a) The Primate shall maintain an office at the headquarters of the General Synod of The Anglican Church of Canada.
b) The Primate may retain personal assistants after appropriate financial arrangements have been made pursuant to sections > c) and > d) of this Canon.
c) The Financial Management > Committee shall, in accordance with its budgeting procedures, determine the financial needs of the Primacy, including all salaries, office expenses, living allowances, travel expenses, entertainment allowances and other expenses.
d) The financial needs of the Primacy shall be met first from the income of any capital fund designated for such purpose and, second, from the proportional gifts that are made by the dioceses.
> . Acting Primate
During a vacancy in the Primacy or during the incapacity of the Primate, the Provincial Metropolitan senior by election, able and willing to act, shall have authority to perform all the duties of the Primacy and shall be styled .Acting Primate.
> . Resignation from Office
a) The Primate may submit notice of intention to resign from the office of Primate to the Provincial Metropolitan senior by election.
b) The > Metropolitan shall, after consultation with the other Metropolitans and with the Prolocutor and Deputy Prolocutor of the General Synod, jointly with the Primate determine the date on which the Primate‘s resignation should take effect.
c) The Primate shall then submit to the > Metropolitan , and the > Metropolitan shall accept, a resignation to take effect on the date determined pursuant to section 9 b).
d) The > Metropolitan shall report the resignation to the Council of the General Synod and to the Order of Bishops of the General Synod.
e) The title of the Primate after ceasing to hold office shall continue to be .Archbishop.
> . Incapacity of the Primate
a) The incapacity of the Primate to carry out the functions of the Primacy for reason of illness or otherwise shall be established:
- i) by the deed of the Primate to that effect addressed to the Provincial Metropolitan senior by election, or
- ii) by a Certificate of Incapacity addressed to the Provincial Metropolitan senior by election, and signed by four Diocesan Bishops of The Anglican Church of Canada and one of:
--a) The Provincial Metropolitans,
-- b) The Chancellor of the General Synod, or
-- c) The Prolocutor of the General Synod.
b) Where the incapacity of the Primate has been established by the deed of the Primate to that effect, the Primate may resume the functions of the Primacy by giving notice of intention to do so to the Acting Primate.
c) Where the incapacity of the Primate has been established by a Certificate of Incapacity, the Primate may resume the functions of the Primacy by giving to the Acting Primate notice of intention to do so, and
- i) a certificate establishing the capacity of the Primate to resume the functions of the Primacy, signed by the persons who signed the Certificate of Incapacity, or their successors in office, or
- ii) a certified copy of a resolution of the Council of the General Synod, or of the General Synod, directing that the Primate may resume the functions of the Primacy.
d) After the incapacity of the Primate to carry out the functions of the Primacy, has been established under section 8 10 a) of this Canon, the Primacy may be declared vacant:
- i) by special resolution of each of the Council of the General Synod and the Order of Bishops, or
- ii) by special resolution of the General Synod.
II - Election Procedures
> . Procedural Guidelines
The Council of the General Synod shall establish procedural guidelines for the conduct of the election of a Primate but this Canon shall have precedence over anything contained in the guidelines as established.
> . Eligibility
All bishops of The Anglican Church of Canada who are members of the Order of Bishops of the General Synod in accordance with the Constitution of the General Synod shall be eligible for election to the Primacy.
> 13. General Synod to Elect
The Primate shall be nominated and elected by the General Synod of The Anglican Church of Canada in accordance with this Canon.
> . Time of Election
a) Where a vacancy in the Primacy occurs less than 12 months before a regular session of the General Synod, the General Synod shall elect a Primate during such regular session at a time fixed by the Acting Primate.
b) Where a vacancy occurs more than 12 months before a regular session of the General Synod, unless the Council of the General Synod directs otherwise, the General Synod shall elect a Primate at a special session held at a time and place fixed by the Acting Primate in consultation with the Council of the General Synod.
> . Meeting of the Order of Bishops
The Order of Bishops shall meet not earlier than one hundred and twenty days and not later than thirty days before the date fixed for the election of the Primate and shall nominate three or more bishops for the office of Primate.
> . Notice to the Orders of Clergy and Laity
Immediately following the meeting of the Order of Bishops, the General Secretary of the General Synod shall send to all members of the Orders of Clergy and Laity the names of the nominees together with such biographical information about each nominee as is required by the guidelines established under section 9 11.
> . President
The Prolocutor of the General Synod or, in the absence of the Prolocutor, the Deputy Prolocutor shall preside during the election of the Primate by the General Synod.
> . Celebration of Holy Communion
On the day appointed for the election, the General Synod shall convene for a celebration of Holy Communion.
> . Report of the Credentials Committee
Upon conclusion of the celebration of Holy Communion, the Credentials Committee shall report as to the standing of all persons present and as to the presence of a quorum of the General Synod.
> . Withdrawal of the Order of Bishops
A quorum of the General Synod being present, the Order of Bishops shall withdraw and sit apart from the other Orders.
> . Voting and Election in the Orders of Clergy and Laity
a) When the Order of Bishops has withdrawn, the Orders of Clergy and Laity shall proceed immediately to vote by ballot on the nominations made by the Order of Bishops.
b) Votes shall be taken by Orders and, subject to sections > and > , shall continue until there is an election.
c) After the second and each subsequent vote:
i) the name of any nominee who has received fewer than 10 per cent of the votes cats in the Order of Clergy and fewer than 10 per cent of the votes cast in the Order of Laity, or
ii) if all nominees have received at least 10 per cent of the votes in both Orders, the name of the nominee who received the fewest votes in the aggregate, shall be removed from the ballot before the next vote, until only two nominees remain.
d) An election occurs when a nominee receives a majority of the votes of:
i) the members of the Order of Clergy present, and
ii) the members of the Order of Laity present.
e) Upon an election occurring, the Order of Bishops shall be notified.
> . Further Nominations
a) Either the Order of Clergy or the Order of Laity may, at any time after the second vote is taken, by resolution request further nominations from the Order of Bishops.
b) Upon receipt of such a request, the Order of Bishops shall submit one or more additional nominations.
> . Resolutions
a) resolutions shall be presented in writing to the President.
b) No debate shall be permitted on any resolution or ballot.
> . Failure of Orders of Clergy and Laity to Elect
a) When, after the number of nominees has been reduced to two,
i) an election has not occurred after three successive votes, and
ii) no request for additional nominations has been made, the Order of Bishops shall be notified that the Orders of Clergy and Laity are unable to elect.
b) When the Order of Bishops is notified that the Orders of Clergy and Laity are unable to elect, the members of the order of Bishops shall proceed to vote on the two remaining nominees and an election occurs when one of the nominees receives a majority of the votes of the members of the Order of Bishops present.
> . Declaration of Election
When an election occurs, the Order of Bishops shall return and sit with the Order of Clergy and Laity and >
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon III
Anglican Church of Canada. Primatial Role Task Force
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate - Election
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate - Office
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate - Resignation
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate - Term of office
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Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 25
Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 25
Mover
The Rev. Canon Richard LeSueur
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham
Text
That this General Synod:
i. To observe the Seventh Sunday of Easter, commonly known as the Sunday after Ascension Day, as Jerusalem Sunday;
ii. On that day give special attention to the work of the Anglican Church in the land of our Lord’s birth, death and resurrection, and;
iii. On that day take up a special financial offering as a gift to the Diocese of Jerusalem.
CARRIED Act 25
Subjects
Jerusalem Sunday
Anglican Church of Canada - Relations - Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East
Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East. Diocese of Jerusalem
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Peace and Justice in Palestine and Israel

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9775
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 63
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 63
Mover
The Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham
Seconder
The Ven. Peter John Hobbs
Text
That this General Synod express its commitment to the pursuit of peace with justice for all in Palestine and Israel, and
1. Commit the Anglican Church of Canada through the Partners in Mission and Eco Justice Committee to:
- a) Review statements on the status of Jerusalem and other issues which confront the Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths in Palestine and Israel, and
- b) Commend them to members of the Anglican Church of Canada for examination and reflection for the benefit of mutual respect and understanding.
2. Request the General Secretary to write to the Prime Minister of Canada,
- a. Reiterating the Anglican Church of Canada‘s established policy, which:
-- i. Calls for a comprehensive and lasting peace with justice in Palestine and Israel
-- ii. Recognizes the legitimate aspirations, rights and needs of Israelis and Palestinians to live within sovereign and secure borders
-- iii. Condemns the use of violence of all kinds, especially against civilians
-- iv. Requests the implementation of UN resolutions 242 (1967), 338 (1973), 194 (1948)
-- v. Calls for an end to the Israeli occupation of Palestinian Territories and the end of illegal Israeli settlements
-- vi. Calls Israel, as an occupying power, to respect the 4th Geneva Convention
-- vii. Requests measures by the Palestinian Authority to reduce poverty and unemployment, and to improve services to Palestinians
-- viii. Recognizes the city of Jerusalem as a shared holy place for Christians, Muslims and Jews
-- ix. Recognizes the need for trade between Palestine and Canada, and
- b. Asking the Government to Canada to take a more constructive and active lead in creating conditions for peace, including the end of the boycott of supplies and services to Palestinian Territories, and policy and aid in support Palestinian infrastructure and economy.
3. Request the Partners in Mission and Ecojustice Committee to equip Canadian Anglicans to work locally for peace with justice in Palestine and Israel in conjunction with ecumenical and interfaith organizations.
CARRIED Act 63
Subjects
Middle East - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Peace - Middle East
Israel - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Palestinian Arabs - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Jerusalem - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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Report of the Nominating Committee - Council of General Synod

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Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 55
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 55
Mover
The Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham
Seconder
Mr. David Jones
Text
That the persons named in the Report of the Nominating Committee be elected to the Council of General Synod.
CARRIED Act 55
Notes
THE COUNCIL OF GENERAL SYNOD 2010 - 2013
Primate - The Most Rev. Fred Hiltz
Prolocutor - Canon Robert Falby
Deputy Prolocutor - The Ven. Harry Huskins
Chancellor - The Hon. Ronald Stevenson
General Secretary - The Ven. Dr. Michael Pollesel
Elected Members:
Province of British Columbia and Yukon
The Rt. Rev. James Cowan - Bishop - British Columbia
The Rev. Lynne McNaughton - Clergy - New Westminster
Canon Dr. Randall Fairey - Lay - Kootenay
Dr. Lela Zimmer - Lay - Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior
Miss Melissa Green - Youth - Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior
Province of Canada
The Rt. Rev. Dennis Drainville - Bishop - Quebec
The Very Rev. Josiah Noel - Clergy - Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador
Mrs. Cynthia Haines-Turner - Lay - Western Newfoundland
Mrs. Susan Winn - Lay - Montreal
Mr. Felix Cote-Gaudreau - Youth - Quebec
Province of Ontario
The Most Rev. Colin Johnson - Bishop - Toronto
The Ven. Dr. Michael Thompson - Clergy - Niagara
Mr. Ron Chaplin - Lay - Ottawa
Ms. Katie-Scarlett MacGillivray - Lay - Huron
Ms. Brianna Locke - Youth - Algoma
Province of Rupert’s Land
The Rt. Rev. Greg Kerr-Wilson - Bishop - Qu'Appelle
The Rev. Chris Harper - Clergy - Saskatchewan
The Rev. Canon Gene Packwood - Clergy - Calgary
Mrs. Verna Firth - Lay - Arctic
Mr. Peter Kitchekeesik - Lay - Keewatin
Mr. Jonathan Sinnatamby - Lay - Edmonton
Ms. Debbie Rye - Youth - Saskatchewan
Anglican Military Ordinariate of Canada
Major, the Rev. Michelle Staples - Clergy
Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples
The Ven. Sidney Black - Clergy
The Rev. Gloria Moses - Clergy
Evangelical Lutheran Church In Canada
The Rev. Douglas Reble - Clergy
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Nominating Committee
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod - Membership
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Second Report of the Nominating Committee – Standing Committees

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Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 62
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 62
Mover
The Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham
Seconder
Ms. Kimberly Greenwood
Prologue
Bishop Michael Ingham presented the Second Report of the Nominating Committee.
SECOND REPORT OF THE NOMINATING COMMITTEE
Communications and Information Resource Committee
Mr. Jason Antonio, Qu'Appelle
Ms. Yolanda Bird, Saskatchewan
Rt. Rev. George Elliott, Toronto
Rev. Canon Neil Elliot, Kootenay
Mr. Peter Irish, Fredericton
Ms. Katie-Scarlett MacGillivray, Huron
Rev. Susan Titterington, Yukon
Mr. Charles Wilson, Algoma
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Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee
Rev. Canon Eric Beresford, NS & PEI
Ms. Stephanie DeForest, Niagara
Rev. Travis Enright, Edmonton
The Ven. Gregory Gilson, Caledonia
Dr. Kenneth Hull, Huron
Very Rev. Iain Luke, Athabasca
Rev. Lynne McNaughton, New Westminster
The Ven. Bruce Myers, Quebec
Rev. Ann-Marie Nicklin, Saskatoon
Rev. Barbara Shoomski, Rupert's Land
Rev. Canon John Steele, British Columbia
Dr. Lela Zimmer, APCI
Financial Management Committee
Rt. Rev. James Cowan, British Columbia
Rev. Hannah Dicks, Western NF
Ms. Marion Jenkins, Brandon
Mr. Kennedy Marshall, Toronto
Partners in Mission and Eco-Justice Committee
The Ven. Larry Beardy, Keewatin
Ms. Caroline Chum, Moosonee
Mrs. Cynthia Haines-Turner, Western NF
Mr. Nicholas Pang, Montreal
Ms. Nancy Ann Patterson, Ontario
The Ven. Pierre Voyer, Quebec
Pension Committee
Rt. Rev. Stephen Andrews, Algoma
Canon Elizabeth Barnes, Eastern NF & L
Rev. Perry Cooper, Central NF
Rt. Rev. David Irving, Saskatoon
Mr. John McBride, Ottawa
Rev. Canon Alan Perry, Montreal
Philanthropy Committee
Mr. Robert Dickson, New Westminster
The Rev. Dr. Linda Privitera, Ottawa
The Ven. Dr. Michael Thompson, Niagara
Text
That the Second Report of the Nominating Committee be accepted. CARRIED Act 62
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Nominating Committee
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Committees - Membership
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