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 Celebration (March 16th)
Please respond by Sunday noon to let us
know if you will be coming to this
event. We need to let the restaurant
know how many will be attending! Thank
Click here for current menu: Bistro
Monday, March 16th,
Celebrate St. Urho's Day !
Spring is around the corner!
Come out and celebrate St. Urho's Day
with family and friends!
Monday March 16, 2015
Courtyard Marriott Ottawa East
200 Coventry Road
Cocktails at 6pm - Dinner at 7pm
Dinner is a la carte and BYO
More Information on The Bistro...
Wear Royal Purple
RSVP Required: We need to let the
restaurant know so that they have enough
staff to serve us all! Click
Patron Saint of Finland
Patron Saint of Finland,
Protector of crops
Chaser of grasshoppers
Enchanter of locusts
Bless the Finnish vineyard workers
Bless the wine that brings good health
And bless the taverns of fun-loving
Ottawa Finnish church services for 2015
Serlice - March 29th, 2015
Service - October 4th, 2015
sing-along - November 29th, 2015
- December 13th, 2015
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
Note: Side entrance will be closed at 3:30pm and
will be re-opened after the service before the
Site last updated:
Saturday, March 14, 2015