The Council of General Synod was presented with a resolution for five people to receive the award Anglican Award of Merit in 2016. The General Secretary, Michael Thompson reviewed the nominees.
Be it resolved:
That this Council approves all five recommended names to receive the Anglican Award of Merit.
CARRIED #06-16-03 [sic i.e. 06-03-16]
[The five 2016 Anglican Award of Merit recipients as reported in the June 2016 Anglican Journal (p. 12) were as follows: "Jennifer Henry, an ecumenical social justice advocate; Suzanne Lawson, a representative to the Anglican Consultative Council; Trevor J.D. Powell, a church archivist; David Stovel, a portfolio manager and trustee for a number of church benefit plans; and Peter A. Whitmore, a judge and former chancellor of the diocese of Qu'Appelle".
That the Council of General Synod send a letter to the members and staff of the Consultation of Bishops in Dialogue expressing the gratitude of the Anglican Church of Canada for the witness of A Testimony of Grace.