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.


“Remembering Gouzenko” Book Now on Amazon!

New edition of the book on Guzenko Affairs by  Mrc. Andrew Kavchak, Member of our Institute To Members and Friends of the Oskar Halecki Institute,   Greetings!   I am writing to inform you that a revised and expanded second edition of my book "Remembering...

Co-sponsored by the Senate of the Republic of Poland