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    Charity Ball

    Our annual gala Charity Ball supports charities in Toronto and beyond. More info >

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    Burns Supper

    Experience Scottish hospitality at our annual Burns Supper. More info >

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    We raise funds for a wide variety of worthy charities across Toronto. More info >

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    George Brown

    The Society’s founders played key roles in the early years of Toronto and the formation of Canada. More info >

Established in 1836 to assist immigrants from Scotland, the St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto remains a vital part of the city’s cultural and charitable community.

Ceud mile failte*
A hundred thousand welcomes to Canada’s largest Scottish society.

*Pronounced kay-u(d)t  meel-ih  falsh-uh. Now you can greet one another with confidence!

Join the Society

Our events and membership are open to the public. You are invited to participate in our cultural endeavours and our hands-on community support.

Become a member

Renew your membership

Renew your Society membership instantly with our online form.

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Register for the Ball

Our St. Andrew’s Charity Ball is an amazing opportunity to experience the skirl of bagpipes in gowned and kilted splendour.

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What’s New


  • Watch the Referendum Results live on STV – checkout the What’s New Page
  • As of September 1, membership donations for the year 2015 are now due.
  • Our two Bannockburn events, the Symposium and Celtic Concert, were a success! Check out the What’s New Page for an update
  • Want to learn Gaelic in Toronto? Check out the Toronto Gaelic Learner’s Association– they have beginner to advanced level classes offered at St. Michael’s College
  • Please note that the May 2014 newsletter is now posted. The September 2014 newsletter has been emailed to members.
  • Check our Charities page for updated information about groups that we support.
  • For details on other items of interest, go to the What’s New Page.

Upcoming Events

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  • Upcoming Events

      University of Guelph Scottish Studies Fall Colloquium 2014

      October 4, 2014 9:30 am

      The 2014 Scottish Studies Fall Colloquium will be held on 4 October 2014 in University Centre (UC) Room 103, University of Guelph, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (registration opens at 9 am). View the schedule here. Presenters include: Michael Lynch (University of Edinburgh) Ken McGoogan, author of How the Scots Invented Canada Alison Jackson […]

      Voices of War, Dreams of Peace: The Legacy of the First World War

      October 4, 2014 7:30 pm

      Click to see larger image St. Andrew’s Church presents  Voices of War, Dreams of Peace A First-Hand Look at How a Toronto Church Community Faced WWI   August 21, 2014 – Toronto, ON – Join respected foreign correspondent Brian Stewart on October 4 at 7:30 p.m. for an up-close and personal look at how a […]

      Fall Meeting 2014

      October 16, 2014 8:00 pm

      As an excellent lead in to the fall, our guest speaker this year will be David Renaud, owner of Birdwatch Nature Shoppe.

      David will educate us on the types of birds and wildlife that normally visit our backyard, how to care for them over the winter, types of bird houses, feeders and feed, squirrel proofing, and more. This will be a ‘show & tell’ so audience participation is most welcome.