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
Juhannus and Annual
General Meeting 2014
DATE: Friday, June 20, 2014
TIME: AGM 7:00 PM. Juhannus Celebration 7:45 PM
LOCATION: Billings Estate (see map below)
On behalf of the Board, we hope to see you all there to both vote
on the Board of Directors for next year and to celebrate
Juhannus and the beginning of summer! We have changed the
formula for the event, and have a catered event this year! The
venue, Billings Estate, remains the same. Tickets are $25 for
members and $30 for non-members. Tickets must be purchased in
advance. Purchase them through PayPal by clicking on the link
below (your tickets will be in an envelope waiting for your
arrival), or purchase tickets through Connie or Tuulikki with
cash or cheque. Please let us know by email if you require a
vegetarian selection. Children under the age of 12 are free.
Your membership must be up to date to receive the discounted
ticket price. If you are interested in helping us with set-up or
take-down, please let us know. We could use the help!
The menu for the evening is listed below!
-or- Tuulikki: 613-523-8780
Members Tickets: $25 each
Non-Members Tickets: $30 each
Click here to Renew
your CFF membership online. Payment may be made by cheque.
The Menu for the Juhannus Barbeque:
European jumbo sausages on a bun
BBQ chicken breast served on a bun
100% all-beef hamburgers served on a bun
Condiments: tomatoes, onions, pickles, ketchup, mustard,
Garden salad with citrus vinaigrette
Baby red potato salad
Vegetarian Burgers can be available with 3-days notice prior
to June 20th
Coffee & Dessert
Beer and Wine
Billings Estate, 2100 Cabot St, Ottawa, ON
Riverside Drive South to Pleasant Park. There are lights at
the intersection for Riverside and Pleasant Park.
left onto Pleasant Park and follow it to Cabot Street.
right onto Cabot Street and follow the signs to the museum.
parking is available and there is room for buses to park.
is near the Pleasant Park transit station. Consult OC Transpo
for route information and times.
church service dates for this year:
• Thanksgiving Service - October 5th, 2014
• Christmas carol sing-along - November 30th, 2014
• Christmas Service - December 14th, 2014
All the services are held at 3:00pm in St. Peter's Evangelical
Lutheran Church, 400 Sparks Street, Ottawa. Entrance through the
side door from the parking lot.
Note: Side entrance will be closed at 3:30pm and will be
re-opened after the service before the coffee reception.
Site last updated:
Friday, June 06, 2014