"The next time the bishop of the diocese of British Columbia resigns, the diocese may not elect a new one. At its biennial synod Mar. 6 to 7 , the diocese changed its canon (church law), Now the viability of the diocese must be determined before a bishop can be elected. If the diocese is not viable, a bishop from another diocese can be called to step in."
Walter Robert Adams (1877-1957) was born, educated and ordained in England. He served in Canada in Saskatchewan from 1907-1914 and returned to England. He came back to Canada when he was elected Bishop of Cariboo in 1925. He served as Bishop in several western dioceses before he retired in 1951.
1925-1933 Bishop of Cariboo (First)
1934-1947 Bishop of Kootenay (Second)
1948-1951 Bishop of Yukon (Fifth)
1942-1947 Archbishop of Kootenay (First)
1948-1951 Archbishop of Yukon (First)
1942-1951 Metropolitan of British Columbia (Third)
Scope and Content
Microfilm consists of the personal and official papers of Walter Robert Adams.