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 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....

Special Bulletn # 1 – COVID-19

Dear Members and Friendsof the Oskar Halecki Institute in Canada, We would like to inform you that OHI leadership had a tele-meeting on March 22, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  We will reach out to all of You by phone over the next couple of days to check if...

Information about COVID-19

Information about COVID-19

Dear Members and Friends of the Oskar Halecki Institute in Canada, The COVID-19 pandemic is evolving rapidly in the National Capital Region and elswhere.  We have decided to provide you important links to the Public Health information in Ottawa. Please use the...

Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) – An In-depth Assessment

Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19) – An In-depth Assessment

Ladies and Gentlemen, We are sharing a very interesting and in-depth analysis on the topic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic:https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca This article has been translated into many different...

R.I.P. MAJOR ZBIGNIEW FRANCISZEK PIER-PIERŚCIANOWSKI

R.I.P. MAJOR ZBIGNIEW FRANCISZEK PIER-PIERŚCIANOWSKI

March 21, 1921 Cracow, Poland – Februray 17, 2020 Ottawa, Canada It is with a great sadness we announce that on Monday, February 17, 2010, in the early morning hours, our dearest friend Major Zbigniew Franciszek Pierścianowski has passed away. Major Pierścianowski was...

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