George Bruce (bishop)

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George Bruce[1] was the Bishop of Ontario[2] from 2002 until 2011.

Born in 1942 in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England his family emigrated to the United States in 1953. From 1959 until 1986 he served in the Canadian Forces. He holds a degree from the Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston and was ordained the following year. He began his second career with a curacy at St Matthew Ottawa[3] before being appointed Rector of Winchester, Ontario and then St. James the Apostle, Perth, Ontario. In 2000 he became Dean of St George’s Cathedral before being appointed Bishop of the Diocese two years alter. A reflective man,[4] Bishop George is married with five children.


  1. ^ Profile of Bishop George
  2. ^ News of appointment
  3. ^ Parish web site
  4. ^ Thoughts from Lambeth, 2008
Religious titles
Preceded by
Peter Mason
Bishop of Ontario
Succeeded by
Michael Oulton