"On July 17, 1995, the Diocesan Office was moved from its old premises, at 1055 Avenue Road, to its new location at 135 Adelaide Street East. .... An office dedication reception was held on Friday, October 20".
Participants in a forum at Trinity College in Toronto in November attempted to identify a "meaningful" pluralism - one that recognizes the various communities in Canada without collapsing under the pressure of competing interest groups.
"Two dioceses have made generous donations to the diocese of New Westminster to help offset legal costs associated wiith litigation over church property rights. In June , the Most Rev. Colin Johnson, Archbishop of the diocese of Toronto, announced $250,000 was being sent from its ministry allocation fund to the diocese of New Westminster. The on July 26 , six weeks after receiving the news of the diocese of Toronto's gift, Bishop James Cowan of the diocese of British Columbia sent a letter to Bishop Michael Ingham of the diocese of New Westminster along with a cheque for $100,000". "It was just over a year ago that the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear further appeals of a ruling made by the British Columbia Supreme Court. In that ruling, it was decided that four New Westminster parish properties were to remain in trust with the diocese".