We are currently building our volunteer team for Hogman-eh! 2016, a Scottish New Year’s Eve Celebration to be held Saturday, December 31st, 2016 at the Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park. Come share the experience, help out the SSO and make new friends! “The Scottish Society of Ottawa thanks you for your past, present and future commitment and...Read More
Aberdeen Pavilion, Lansdowne Park, Ottawa Thursday, December 31, 2016, 5 p.m. to midnightFor the fifth year, the Scottish Society of Ottawa will host the biggest and best New Year’s Eve Party in centretown, kicking off 2017 celebrations in Ottawa to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday. All are welcome and it’s FREE. In Scotland, Hogmanay...Read More
The 3nd Annual Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt SkateThe Scottish Society of Ottawa presents Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate 2017, with hardy souls from across Canada invited to join in the celebration of the birthday of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. For full details, or to organize a skate in your city or town, visit...Read More
Welcome to the Scottish Society of Ottawa, a not-for-profit organization that aims to celebrate the National Capital Region’s links with Scotland. Our flagship event is an annual, free New Year’s Eve party – HOGMAN-EH! – on December 31. All our welcome! We also celebrate the genius of a great Scottish poet with a Robbie Burns Day Dinner, commemorate St. Andrew’s Day, host a Spring Scottish Breakfast, and are developing a new Canadian tradition to commemorate Canada’s first Prime Minister and great Scottish Canadian with the Sir John A’s Great Canadian Kilt Skate. Come in and rekindle your relationship with Auld Scotia.
The Scottish Society of Ottawa has been founded to revive and rejuvenate the historic links between Canada and Scotland. Through special events and educational programs, we want to expose more Canadians to our shared history and tell the story of Scotland in the 21st century – a modern nation state.Read more
Our mission is to better promote an awareness and appreciation of Scottish culture, and its significant contribution to the fabric of Canadian society and identity through widespread public engagement among as many Canadians of all backgrounds as possible.Read more