"Bishop Gregory Kerr-Wilson of the diocese of Qu'Appelle has been elected the new bishop for the diocese of Calgary. He will be installed Sept. 29  at Calgary's Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, and succeeds Bishop Derek Hoskin, who has retired. The election took place June 15  at St. Peter's Anglican Church in Calgary. In all, five candidates were considered for the position. Bishop Kerr-Wilson describes himself as an 'evangelical, charismatic Catholic with liberal and conservative tendencies'. He is focused on local leadership 'rather than simply thinking about survival', he says. 'The church's capital is its people and their faith'." [Text of entire article.]
"After serving for five years as head of the Anglican diocese of Calgary, Bishop Derek Hoskin, announced his retirement effective Dec. 31 . Bishop Hoskin was elected in 2006 as the eighth bishop of the diocese of Calgary, which includes 20,000 Anglicans in 92 congregations in the southern part of Alberta. In a pastoral letter issued to members of his diocese, Bishop Hoskin said he decided to retire because 2012 marks the 40th year of his ministry in the Anglican Church of Canada". [Text of entire article.]
"Special Edition". "The 50th Anniversary celebration has four goals: Celebration, Awareness, Fundraising, and Education (or CAFÉ, for short). As part of the 50th Anniversary education goal and justgeneration.ca, PWRDF plans to offer the gift of 50 strengthened new young leaders to the church. 50 youth (ages 16 - 30) will be given opportunities -- through partner visits and cross-cultural learning opportunities -- to deepen their faith and their understanding of development, relief, refugee and global justice issues. It's an opportunity for partners to help shape Canadian Anglican leaders for PWRDF, the Anglican Church and Canadian society for the next 50 years and beyond". "The 50 Leaders project will unfold over 5 years and more detailed plans including criteria and eligibility will be available later this year".