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    Charity Ball

    Our annual gala Charity Ball supports charities in Toronto and beyond. Tickets available now. 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.

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Renew your membership

Renew your Society membership instantly with our online form.

Find out how

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


  • Charity Ball tickets are now available for purchase Puchase tickets
  • The Annual General Meeting has been set for February 26, 2015; please note the change of date.
  • 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

      Annual Church Parade

      November 16, 2014 10:30 am

      We have been invited to hold this year’s church parade at the historic St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Scarborough. We look forward to worshipping with the St. Andrew’s congregation for the first time. Please reserve the date on your calendar now.

      Annual St. Andrew's Charity Ball 2014

      November 29, 2014 6:00 pm

      The Ball is co-hosted by the St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto and the 48th Highlanders of Canada in support of the charitable activities they both serve. There is a prize for the individual who brings the most guests to the Ball – a bottle of fine malt Scotch! The reception begins at 6pm. At 7pm […]

      Burns Night Dinner Celebration

      January 23, 2015 5:00 pm

      Our Burns Dinner is held in the elegant University Club of Toronto. After being piped in to a reception where society members, Club members and guests mingle, the meal starts with a Burns grace. A first course is served, then everyone stands for the piping in of in the haggis. The piper leads the haggis-bearing […]