That this Synod record its high privilege in and deep appreciation of the visit of His Grace the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Primate of All England. We tender to the present holder of the Mother See of our Anglican Communion, a Prelate no less illustrious than any of his predecessors, a man of full humanity, deep piety, and clear vision, one who in a few short days has endeared himself to all by his charming personality and generous friendship, our sincerest thanks for his inspiring sermon and other addresses; and further ensure him of our enduring memory of the practical help, unstintingly supplied at great sacrifice during centuries, by the Church of England, and pledge ourselves, by the Grace of God, to be proud of and ever true to our heritage. CARRIED unanimously in both Houses.
Having heard of the progress made in the matter of providing Religious Instruction in the Public and High Schools of the various Provinces of this Dominion, this General Synod commends the eforts which have been responsible for this progress, and, while urging their continuance, would express the hope that these efforts will be regarded only as a step in the direction of making more satisfactory and more adequate provision for the full recognition of the place of Christian Religion in Education; further, that, in consultation with Boards of Religious Education of other communions, our Department of Religious Education be, and is hereby instructed, to take the necessary steps to formulate a general policy in this field, with a view to presenting the same to the proper Educational authorities of each Province. CARRIED in both Houses.
That the Synod refer to the Special Committee to be appointed by the Primate, the provision of sufficient money up to $1200 per annum for the High School work among the Japanese in British Columbia. CARRIED in both Houses.