The Primate


Archbishop Fred Hiltz, formerly bishop of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, was elected as 13th Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada in June 2007. He leads the church in discerning and pursuing the mission of God.

Photo of the Primate


The Primate has lived most of his life by the Atlantic Ocean. Many of the churches he has served have been within a stone’s throw of the coast. Read more.

Photo of the Primate

The Primate’s Ministry

Learn about the Primate’s leadership at the national office, General Synod, and with bishops across Canada.

Photo of the Primate at an exhibit during General Synod 2010


Read sermons, letters, and other communications from the Office of the Primate.