Welcome / Tervetuloa !
Since the early twentieth century, strong ties have existed
between individual citizens of Canada and Finland as a result of
immigration, business, educational and cultural exchanges, and
tourism. More formal interactions between the two nations occur
at the level of diplomatic and other inter-governmental
exchanges and in international venues.
As its name suggests, the mission of the Canadian Friends of
Finland (Ottawa), or CFF, is to help strengthen and enrich the
relations between the two nations at the levels of individuals,
and of social, cultural and educational groups. Through the
various activities it organises for its members, the CFF
provides a network of contacts among Canadians interested in
The Canadian Friends of Finland (Ottawa) began in 1988 as a
branch of Canadian Friends of Finland based in Toronto.
In 1993 Canadian Friends of Finland (Ottawa) incorporated as a
non-profit charitable corporation under Part II of the Canada
St Urho at the Gastropub
Monday, March 20, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
The Rowan gastropub
915 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K1S 3W5
Buses #1 and #7 will also get you there!
Dear Friend of Finland,
Legend has it that St Urho saved the vineyards of Finland from a plague of grasshoppers. Let's drink to that!
Because it is a great excuse to share food and drink with fellow Finns and friends, we have booked a celebration at one of Ottawa's favorite gastropubs: The Rowan. We have the pub for the night! Finnish music on the sound system, an exceptional 3-course meal with selections to suit all tastes, and of course the comraderie of those who love Finland.
Book soon to save your seat at The Rowan.
As seating is limited, you must register with us to attend this event. The restaurant will not be taking reservations that evening, so if you want to join us you must let us know!
1. Get more information
2. Register Now!
3. I can't make it
Click on the links above for more information, to register, or to send your regrets.
Contact me below, if you have any additional questions or are having difficulty registering.
We are looking forward to a great evening. See you there!
Canadian Friends of Finland Ottawa
constance.whitmore AT gmail.com
Site last updated:
March 18, 2017