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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.

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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

  • Join us for the 2015 Spring Dinner on May 22. Musical entertainment will be provided by Al Jordan, a professional entertainer from Scotland. It will be a blast!
  • The AGM was a success with a high turnout! We presented our donation to Community Matters Toronto for their wonderful revitalization project. The designs were not present at the meeting, however we have posted them on What’s New; take a look— they are beautiful! Also check the gallery for photos of the meeting.
  • The Scottish Studies Foundation’s Oor Club is celebrating 50 years of being on the air: check out the event here
  • Enter to win a trip to Glasgow from Scotland Now! Click here to enter.
  • The West End and East Get-Togethers were great fun– lots of fun discussion, great food, drinks, and live music. Check out the gallery for a few photos.
  • We have included a new link for The Clans and Scottish Societies of Canada on the Links page. Take a look and find out what other interesting events are taking place in our community!
  • For details on other items of interest, go to the What’s New Page.


Upcoming Events

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  • Upcoming Events

      2015 Tartan Day Ceildh

      March 28, 2015 6:30 pm

      2015 Scottish Studies Spring Colloquia

      April 18, 2015 12:00 pm

      The 2015 Scottish Studies Spring Colloquium will be held on 18 April 2015 at Knox College, University of Toronto, from noon until 4:30 pm (registration opens at 11 am) Speakers will include: David Wilson (University of Toronto) Patrice Dutil (Ryerson University) Alan Gordon (University of Guelph) Part of the day will be devoted to a […]

      Visiting Professor Lecture: Dr. Tessa Poller - “Hillforts, Heritage and High Places of Scotland”

      April 30, 2015 7:00 pm

      Dr. Tessa Poller Presents: Hillforts, Heritage and High Places of Scotland Thursday 30th April 7:00 pm (exact time to be firmed up) The Society sponsors this free event. Dr. Tessa Poller, the Research Officer in Archaeology at the University of Glasgow, will speak on Iron Age Scotland. Tessa has been involved in numerous archaeological projects taking her to every […]