Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada
Ordained in 1978, Fred Hiltz ministered in Nova Scotian communities small and large, and was appointed and elected to diocesan and national leadership positions as Director of the Anglican Formation Program at the Atlantic School of Theology (1987), suffragan bishop of the diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island (1995), diocesan bishop (2002), co-chair of the Anglican Lutheran International Commission (2006-2013). In July 2007, Fred was elected as the thirteenth Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, and in January 2008 became the first Primate to be elected president of The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF). He has travelled to the Solomon Islands, Cuba, Burundi, India, Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Japan and the United Kingdom.
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia; Master of Divinity, Atlantic School of Theology, Halifax, Nova Scotia.