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The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) arose in England in the 17th century, and have been in Canada since the earliest times of settlement. The CHFA works to preserve and communicate the on-going history and faith of Friends in Canada and their contribution to the Canadian Experience.

We are an active association and our major activities are posted below. Visit the heading page of each section for more information.
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Meetinghouse - our newsletter. Canadian Journal of Quaker History - our annual "Journal"
Newsletters from 1972 to 2005

  • Printing of the 2015 issue of the Canadian Quaker History Journal and the Fall issue of The Meetinghouse newsletter is now complete. Both these publications will be forwarded to members via e-mail or printed copies in the coming weeks. If your membership expired at the end of Eighth Month 2015 please print off and send in a completed membership renewal form with payment as soon as possible.
  • Plans for the CFHA 2016 AGM are progressing well. Watch this space for an announcement of venue and details of the planned bus tour and keynote presentation to be announced in Twelfth Month.

Transcription of Minute books and Registers

Family History Project
The Canadian Quaker Family History Project seeks to document the lives and experiences of the thousands of descendants of Quaker settlers from the 18th century onwards. A Testimonial, suitable for framing, has been created to celebrate Quaker ancestors. More information soon.

Built Heritage and  Register
Built Heritage which refers to a project to create a register of meeting houses (surviving or otherwise) and significant other buildings and locations that have a Quaker history.

The objective of the Quaker Register is to document, recognize, and if possible preserve, Quaker built heritage in

Additional postings concerning the above two projects are pending upgraded website capability. For additional information please contact the CFHA Chair.

Copyright - CFHA: Material on this website is provided for your personal use only. Please contact CFHA for permission to publish the material in any form.
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