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Old Posted Mar 26, 2016, 3:50 PM
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Originally Posted by lio45 View Post
As you rightly point out, it's interesting to realize that since the creation of Halifax predates the British invasion of Canada, Halifax is nowadays likely to own pretty much all the claims to "oldest British whatever" within the current borders of Canada. St. Paul's church, for example. As a history buff, I never tire of hearing you bring up info about Halifax. The city's best spokesman on here lives in Vancouver
Ours was founded in 1699.

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Founded in 1699 as a parish church, and consecrated as a Cathedral in 1850, this is the oldest Anglican establishment in Canada.
http://www.stjohnsanglicancathedral.org/history.html

It's just that the new Cathedral building is younger.
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