The election of the first Bishop for the Territory of the People will take place on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at St. Alban’s, Ashcroft.
On June 2, 2019 at the Assembly of the Territory of the People, The Rt. Rev. Barbara Andrews announced her retirement effective December 31, 2019.
On May 4, 2019, The Ven. Lesley Wheeler-Dame was elected Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of Yukon.
She is currently the Archdeacon of the Liard in the Diocese of Yukon. Her consecration and installation will take place on August 24, 2019.
The Rev. Dr. Lynne McNaughton was elected tenth Bishop of Kootenay on January 19, 2019 in Kelowna, B.C.
Her Consecration and Installation took place in Kelowna on Thursday, May 16, 2019.
Provincial Synod was held at Sorrento Centre September 14-16, 2018.
Metropolitical Election held May 12, 2018
The Provincial Electoral College has elected The Most Rev. Melissa Skelton as the 12th Metropolitan of the Province. She was consecrated at Provincial Synod on September 14, 2018 at Sorrento Centre.
Archbishop John Privett to Resign as Metropolitan on April 30, 2018
The senior bishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of BC & Yukon, The Rt. Rev. Larry Robertson, will call the electoral college. The election date will be May 12, 2018. Click here to read an article by Provincial Chancellor Douglas MacAdams.
The Rev. David Lehmann Consecrated Bishop of Caledonia
At the Electoral Synod of the Diocese of Caledonia Oct. 20-21, 2017, The Rev. David Lehmann was elected as their next Bishop. David is incumbent of St. John’s, Fort Smith, Diocese of the Arctic. The consecration took place on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at St. Andrew's Cathedral in Prince Rupert.
Bishop Barbara Andrews blesses the new hotel in Merritt, BC in 2017.
APCI Formally Renamed Territory of the People May 27, 2017 Click here for full story
Diocese of Caledonia Election April 2017 - click here for press release
Columbia River Treaty June 2015 - letter to President Obama and Prime Minister Harper - click here
Truth and Reconciliation Commission
A Statement by Archbishop John Privett to the National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada in Vancouver, BC on September 21, 2013 - Click here to read
A Statement by Archbishop John Privett to the Regional Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Victoria, April 14, 2012 - Click here to read
In 2011, a task force was assembled to investigate the possibility of restructuring the Ecclesiastical Province of BC and Yukon. Click here to see a video that was made to show at Diocesan Council meetings in the Province.