SYNOD is the governing body of the Anglican Church.
For the Anglican Church of Canada it is referred to as General Synod. Each of the Ecclesiastical Provinces has a Provincial Synod. Each Diocese has a Diocesan Synod.
This Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island hold a Diocesan Synod normally every second year and is governed by the Constitution of Diocesan Synod.
Diocesan Council does the work of Diocesan Synod in between synods.