The Anglican Church of Canada

The Anglican Church of Canada

80 Hayden St.
Toronto ON M4Y 3G2
Canada

Attesting Officer


Media Contact
Mr. Vianney (Sam) Carriere

43.6705913, -79.3816424


Anglicanism came to Canada with the early explorers such as Martin Frobisher and Henry Hudson. Continuous services began in Newfoundland about 1700 and in Nova Scotia in 1710. The first Bishop, Charles Inglis, was appointed to Nova Scotia in 1787 The Anglican Church of Canada includes a large number of the original inhabitants of Canada (Indians, Inuit and Metis) and has been a strong advocate of their rights.

The Anglican Church of Canada has enjoyed self-government for over a century since 1893 and is an autonomous member of the worldwide Anglican Communion. The Church also has a strong international role in development and disaster relief through the Primate's World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF). The General Synod, which normally meets triennially (next meeting 2010), consists of the Archbishops, Bishops and elected clerical and lay representatives of the 30 dioceses. Each of the Ecclesiastical Provinces— Canada, Ontario, Rupert’s Land and British Columbia— is organized under a Metropolitan and has its own Provincial Synod and Executive Council. Each diocese has its own Diocesan Synod.


Full Communicants Average Attendance Other Members Total Inclusive Members Total Churches Membership Calculation Method
2007
641,845
162,138
0
641,845
2,884
2001
641,845
0
0
641,845
2,884
2000
650,977
0
0
650,977
2,872
1999
686,362
0
0
686,362
2,836
1996
739,699
0
0
739,699
2,957
1994
454,636
0
326,261
780,897
1,740
1993
2,083
0
2,551
4,634
9
1992
2,172
0
2,590
4,762
9
1991
2,148
0
2,512
4,660
9
1990
529,943
0
318,313
848,256
1,767
1989
514,475
0
302,546
817,021
1,765
1988
522,762
0
282,759
805,521
3,105
1987
554,742
0
270,720
825,462
3,199
1986
558,405
0
292,627
851,032
3,169
1985
553,855
0
301,941
855,796
3,210
1984
0
0
0
3,750
10
1983
588,229
0
303,943
892,172
3,098
1982
567,855
0
346,167
914,022
3,320
1981
579,150
0
336,564
915,714
3,259
1980
573,214
0
359,113
932,327
3,316
1979
594,296
0
358,193
952,489
3,212
1978
581,040
0
380,912
961,952
3,030
1977
599,903
0
402,024
1,001,927
1,812
1976
604,090
0
405,001
1,009,091
1,718
1975
600,962
0
414,254
1,015,216
1,706
Serving Churches Retired Other Service to the Church Total Clergy
2007
2,396
1,470
472
3,866
2001
1,930
1,169
492
3,591
2000
1,579
0
0
3,631
1999
1,622
1,125
1,124
3,517
1996
1,622
1,020
726
3,368
1994
1,805
0
0
3,240
1993
2
0
0
3
1992
1
0
0
1
1991
2
0
0
3
1990
0
0
0
3,463
1989
1,924
0
0
3,250
1988
1,914
0
0
3,300
1987
1,853
0
0
3,276
1986
1,788
0
0
3,180
1985
1,754
0
0
3,100
1983
1,759
0
0
3,013
1982
1,690
0
0
2,951
1981
1,657
0
0
2,932
1980
1,685
0
0
2,944
1979
1,661
0
0
2,802
1978
1,393
0
0
2,832
1977
1,658
0
0
2,759
1976
1,610
0
0
2,863
1975
1,625
0
0
2,891
1974
1,623
0
0
2,649
Total Schools Staff Pupils Total Individuals
2007
1,633
9,658
44,687
54,345
2001
1,633
9,658
44,687
54,345
2000
1,715
0
0
55,366
1999
1,794
10,944
45,841
56,785
1996
1,827
11,751
55,005
66,756
1994
1,700
0
0
70,172
1990
1,623
0
0
82,022
1989
1,767
0
0
83,766
1988
1,907
0
0
88,525
1987
1,923
0
0
93,475
1986
1,913
0
0
95,440
1985
1,854
0
0
94,341
1983
1,850
0
0
101,169
1982
1,959
0
0
103,312
1981
1,645
0
0
103,435
1980
1,675
0
0
105,408
1979
1,538
0
0
105,594
1978
2,049
0
0
107,505
1977
1,815
0
0
106,862
1976
2,106
0
0
107,628
1975
1,964
0
0
109,352
1974
1,971
0
0
113,182
1973
1,992
0
0
116,553
1972
2,093
0
0
127,154
1970
2,197
0
0
150,776
Total Benevolences Total Financials Total Giving Local Expenses Method
1989
$42,608,761
$197,000,000
$154,000,000
1988
$41,251,303
$179,000,000
$138,000,000
1987
$41,647,518
$174,000,000
$133,000,000
1986
$43,289,285
$171,000,000
$128,000,000
1985
$47,015,271
$168,000,000
$121,000,000
1983
$41,093,293
$142,000,000
$101,000,000
1982
$26,495,126
$122,000,000
$95,663,221
1980
$23,820,469
$108,000,000
$83,906,295
1979
$18,600,236
$91,440,134
$72,839,898
1978
$17,133,637
$79,784,699
$62,651,062
1977
$16,961,577
$73,120,061
$56,158,484
1976
$15,882,616
$65,354,638
$49,472,022
1975
$14,278,259
$58,924,670
$44,646,411
1974
$12,644,727
$50,648,271
$38,003,544
1973
$10,139,841
$43,749,729
$33,609,888
1972
$10,583,560
$42,229,770
$31,646,210
1970
$10,285,432
$40,687,024
$30,401,592
1969
$9,691,501
$36,745,110
$27,053,609
1968
$6,508,978
$36,318,583
$29,809,605
1964
$0
$35,893,882
$0
1962
$0
$38,328,511
$0
1961
$0
$34,013,128
$0
1960
$0
$34,658,256
$0
1959
$0
$30,122,299
$0
1958
$0
$28,371,788
$0