On Saturday, January 19, 2019, The Rev. Dr. Lynne McNaughton was elected the tenth Bishop of Kootenay.

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Diocese of Kootenay funds education on Aboriginal health-care barriers

The Diocese of Kootenay has donated its refund from the Residential School Settlement Fund to UBC to support a cultural safety curriculum addressing barriers facing Indigenous people's access to health care.