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.


Americans landed 50 years ago during Apollo 11 mission on the Moon!

AMERICANS LANDED 50 YEARS AGO DURING APOLLO 11 MISSION ON THE MOON! 20/07/1969 – 20/07/2019   During NASA Apollo Program 6 missions successfully landed on the Moon: Apollo 11 (July 16-24, 1969), Apollo 12 (Nov. 14-24, 1969), Apollo 13 (April 11-17, 1970 – did not land...

Co-sponsored by the Senate of the Republic of Poland