In the past weeks, our country has watched in deep distress as unarmed black men and women have died violent deaths. Many thousands of people have joined demonstrations across North America protesting ongoing systemic racism. There is a call for acknowledgement, for repentance, and true change to systems of oppression. In response to this, the Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada have issued a statement acknowledging the church's own history and need for repentance and commitment to change. Read the full Bishops Statement here.