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Report of Committee on Method of Electing the Primate

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Date
1927 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1927 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Archdeacon Balfour
Seconder
Dr. Blagrave
Prologue
Message No.3 "Report of the Committee on Method of Electing the Primate" consideration of which had been deferred until the Report should be in the hands of the members of the House, was now considered. The following Report was read by the Deputy-Prolocutor:
Committee on Method of Electing the Primate
The Committee met on Monday evening, Sept. 12th, 1927, in the City Hall, Kingston, Ont.
There were present, the Archbishops of Huron and New Westminster, the Bishops of Fredericton, Montreal, Ottawa and Saskatchewan, and Chancellor Gisborne.
The Archbishop of Huron was elected chairman of the Committee in succession to the Archbishop of Algoma.
The Chairman reviewed the work of the Committee hitherto and read the correspondence which had been handed to him by the Archbishop of Algoma. The correspondence covered a period from 1921 to the present time.
After a full consideration of the present situation and of suggested changes, the Committee passed the following resolution, viz.:
"That the Committee, after careful consideration of many points of view, both practical and historical, that have been brought before them, have come to the conclusion that they can recommend no change in the method of the election of the Primate."
The Committee now beg to submit this Report and recommend its adoption.
David Huron, Chairman; John Charles Ottawa, Secretary; Sept. 12, 1927, Kingston, Ont.
Text
Resolved, That this House concurs in Message No.3.
Notes
No.3 Election of Primate
That the Report of the Committee on the Method of Election of Primate be adopted recommending that no change be made in the manner of the election and that the Lower House be asked to concur.
No.3A
That the Lower House concurs in Message No.3 of the Upper House.
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Report of the Council for Social Service - Department of Christianity and Industrial Life

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Date
1924 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1924 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Mr. G.C. Coppley
Seconder
Archbishop of Nova Scotia
Text
Resolved, Resolution V.
Recognizing the many evils consequent upon unemployment, the General Synod, while appreciating the attention which the government has given to the matter of unemployment, respectfully urges upon the Federal and Provincial Governments, our Municipal Councils, Boards of Trade, great Industrial Corporations and Labour Unions the continued study of the problem of preventing unemployment and the need of developing such a programme as shall insure to all who are physically and mentally fit the needed opportunity of work.
Subjects
Unemployment - Canada
Unemployment - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Church and labor - Canada
Church and labor - Anglican Church of Canada
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