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.
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Happy Thanksgiving 2020!

Happy Thanksgiving 2020!

MacKay Lake – Rockcliffe Park, Ottawa, Thanksgiving 2020 Szczęśliwego Święta Dziękczynienia 2020! Happy Thanksgiving 2020! Joyeuse Action de Grace 2020! fromBoard of DirectorsThe Oskar Halecki Institute in Canada Ottawa, October 12, 2020

Support for free Belarus – Petition to Canadian Parlament

Support for free Belarus – Petition to Canadian Parlament

Dear Friends and Members of the Oskar Halecki Institute in Canada, We have received the above letter from Dr. Piotra Murzionak, a distinguished member of the Belarusian community in Ottawa and Canada. We fully support Canadian-Belarusian community and people of...

Polish defensive war of 1939 – The 81th Anniversary of Two Invasions

Polish defensive war of 1939 – The 81th Anniversary of Two Invasions

On September 1, 1939 at 4:45 AM Nazi Germany invaded Poland To commemorate the brave fight of Poland against two enemies in September 1939, we publish the article of Alexander M. Jablonski together with his presentation from the 3rd Oskar Halecki Symposium, which took...

Co-sponsored by the Senate of the Republic of Poland