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To mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racism (March 21), Moderator Jordan Cantwell offered a message on the United church's commitment to fight racism. "If we give in to fears based on religious or racial grounds, we will be providing fertile ground for hate and extremism to flourish," the Moderator wrote. "The antidote to this type of fear is love." To read the Moderator's Message click here:  Moderator's Message

The Moderator also responded to Senator Lynn Beyak’s recent comments on residential schools, which have been widely reported in the press. Read the Moderator's response.  Moderator's Response