About Us

The Oskar Halecki Institute in Canada (OHI) is a federal, not-for-profit corporation, comprised largely of Polish Canadians (Polonia) residing the National Capital Region and other locations across Canada. OHI’s mission is to promote Polish-Canadian heritage and the history and culture of Poland.

The OHI’s activities include organizing public meetings, lectures and cultural events such as concerts, poetry readings and film screenings in Polish, English and French. To appreciate the shared aspects of our cultural heritage OHI also cooperates with other community organizations representing Canadians of the Central and Eastern European origin.


Happy Easter 2020!

Happy Easter 2020!

Ottawa, Easter 2020Dear Members and Friends of the Oskar Halecki Institute in Canada,We are sending you our best wishes on this great occasion of Easter 2020.We are with you during this pandemic of COVID-19. We wish you and your families peace and God's support....

Co-sponsored by the Senate of the Republic of Poland