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
Women of the Kalevala: lecture with music
A Mother's Day Special Event!
Dr. Börje Vähämämaki
Professor Emeritus of Finnish Studies
University of Toronto
Wanda Procyshyn, soprano
Thomas Annand, piano
Date: Sunday, May 8th
Time: 2:30 PM
Place: St Bartholomew
125 Mackay St Ottawa
Refreshments to follow in the church hall.
Buy Tickets at our online site: $25 ($10 for students)
Brought to you by the Canadian Friends of Finland (Ottawa) with the support of The Finland Society.
Site last updated:
April 25, 2016