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December 2022

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  • 13th Degree Rehearsal
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  • 13th Degree - Lodge of Perfection
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Officers: Dinner Jacket
Members: Dinner Jacket/Business Suit
Candidates: Business Suit

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Lodge of Perfection Events

Rose Croix Events

Valley of Toronto Events

Lodge of Perfection

The Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection confers the degrees from the 4th to the 14th inclusive. The degrees continue the story of the building of King Solomon’s Temple, and amplify and conclude the legend of the Master Mason Degree. Each of these degrees is designed to build on the teachings of the first three degrees given in the Craft Lodge.

A candidate is not required to commit to memory any lectures or questions and answers, nor is it necessary to learn signs and tokens for all the degrees. To assist our candidates in planning their Scottish Rite journey, the Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection presents these exceptional degrees in both the Spring and Fall of each year.

A ring of special significance is worn by Scottish Rite Masons in Canada. The new Scottish Rite member is entitled to wear the distinguished Scottish Rite Ring upon completion of the 14th Degree. The design of this ring has been retained for over 200 years. Inside the ring and inscription reads: “Virtus junxit mors non separabit” meaning “virtue has joined, death shall not separate”.

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Officers 2022/2023

The following brethren are your officers for the Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection for the 2022/2023 Masonic year.

Thrice Puissant Grand MasterIll. Bro. Milan Cobanov 33°
Senior Grand WardenIll. Bro. Alek Lemajic 32°
Junior Grand WardenIll. Bro. Victor Tavares 32°
Grand SecretaryIll. Bro. William B. Thomson 33°
Assistant Grand SecretaryTBA
Grand TreasurerIll. Bro. Duncan S. Skinner 33°
Grand OratorIll. Bro. Peter Atsidakos 33°
Grand AlmonerIll. Bro. Errol A. Stewart 33°
Grand ChaplainIll. Bro. Rev. Ian LaFleur 33°
Grand Master of CeremoniesIll. Bro. Mark Houghton 32°
Grand ExpertTBA
Assistant Grand ExpertTBA
Grand OrganistTBA
Grand HistorianIll. Bro. Corey Turnbull 32°
Grand Captain of the HostIll. Bro. Librado Ibe 32°
Grand TylerIll. Bro. Leo J. Smith 33°
Grand Organist EmeritusIll. Bro. Murray S. Black 33°
Grand Tyler EmeritusIll. Bro. O. K. (Femi) Adiete 33°

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Upcoming LOP Events

The next 3 months are displayed below. For a complete list of events happening in the Valley of Toronto please see the Events Calendar link on the left.

December 13, 2022
  • 13th Degree - Lodge of Perfection

    December 13, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

January 10, 2023
  • Dinner with Guest Speaker - Lodge of Perfection

    January 10, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  • 14th Degree - Lodge of Perfection

    January 10, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dress code for all meetings, unless specified
Officers: Dinner Jacket
Members: Dinner Jacket/Business Suit
Candidates: Business Suit

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Past Presiding Officers

The following brethren are the Past Thrice Puissant Grand Masters having served Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection in the respective years.

Type a name or part of a name in the SEARCH box to filter the list and find a specific member.

Year(s)Name
1878-84T.F. Blackwood 33° *
1885G.G. Rose 32° *
1886-87E.T. Malone 33° *
1888-91S. Davison 32° *
1892-93Benj. Allen 33° *
1894-95James Glanville 33° *
1896N.T. Lyon 32° *
1897Geo. Kappelle 32° *
1898John McKnight 33° *
1899Wm. Angus 32° *
1900A.F. Webster 33° *
1901W.P. Ryrie 33° *
1902Aubrey White 33° *
1903Ino Bastedo 32° *
1904C.B. Murray 33° *
1905W.C. Eddis 33° *
1906L.F. Riggs 33° *
1907H.S. King 33° *
1908R.W. Clewlo 33° *
1909E.R. Dransfield 32° *
1910H.C. Tugwell 33° *
1911T.W. Jull 33° *
1912A.C. McMaster 33° *
1913J.H Dunlop 33° *
1914H.S. Park 33° *
1915D. Urquhart 32° *
1916T.W. Jull 33° *
1917J.C. Bansley 32° *
1918-19E.M. Carleton 33° *
1920Chas. H. Ellston 32° *
1921Oscar H. King 33° *
1922John B. Goff 33° *
1923Geo. H. Ross 33° *
1924Edwin C. Scythes 33° *
1925Albert J. Walker 33° *
1926Alex. Chisholm 33° *
1927Thos. K. Wade 33° *
1928Chas. S. Mallett 32° *
1929W.A. Drummond 33° *
1930Howard B. Moore 33° *
1931Jos. F. Molloy 32° *
1932J.P. Spragge 18° *
1933C.E. Higginbottom 33° *
1934E. Macaulay Dillon 33° *
1935H.R. Knowles 32° *
1936George Paton 33° *
1937-38W. H. Young 33° *
1939John H. Kent 33° *
1940Chas. E. Sisson 33° *
1941-42N.F.D. Kelley 33° *
1943C.D. Landell 33° *
1944C.J. Harvey 32° *
1945R.C. Berkinshaw 33° *
1946A.E. MacGregor 33° *
1947Walter T. Overend 33° *
1948Harry L. Martyn 33° *
1949Geo. F. Grinyer 33° *
1950Harry S. Parkinson 33° *
1951-52John R. Rumball 33° *
1952James Elliott 33° *
1953D.M. Fleming 33° *
1954Arthur L. Scace 33° *
1955J. Palmer Kent 33° *
1956W.R Kinsman 33° *
1957Rufus W. Ellison 33° *
1958J.E. McMulkin 33° *
1959Horrell Sanderson 33° *
1960Allan J. Lunn 33° *
1961Frank G. Chandler 33° *
1962M. Cleeve Hooper 33° *
1963William K. Bailey 33° *
1964John G. Meldrum 33° *
1965Roy E. Bayliss 33° *
1966William A. Hagan 33° *
1967James Jackson 33° *
1968W.R. Carveth 33° *
1969Guy A. Ramsey 33° *
1970John D. Fraser 33° *
1971Leslie Rowntree 33° *
1972Reg. S. Wayman 33° *
1973R. Jack West 33° *
1974R.E. Groshaw 33°
1975A.J. Anderson 33° *
1976Mel. J. Damp 33° *
1977Alex W. Ironside 33° *
1978Lloyd H. Yeomans 33° *
1979Charles R. Rycroft 33° *
1980Jack A. Harding 33° *
1981R. Garry Snare 32° *
1982C. J. Woodburn 33° *
1983John E. Thexton 33° *
1984M. Alan Mahood 33° *
1985George W. Dunbar 33° *
1986Frank J. Walsh 33° *
1987E.G. (Ted) Burton 33° *
1988Peter E. Taylor 33° *
1989Kenneth L. Whiting 33° *
1990Sydney R. Whiteley 33°
1991B. Andrew Downes 33° *
1992Robert W. O'Brien 33° *
1993Colin A. Ball 33° *
1994Ian L. Clunie 33°
1995Donald E. Schatz 33° *
1996Ian D. Brodhurst 33°
1997Brian J. Moorse 33°
1998A. Douglas Nichols 33°
1999Gareth R. Taylor 33°
2000Harris M. Jones 33°
2001John Wallace 33°
2002David S. Jacobson 33°
2003Marvin D. Minor 33°
2004Bruce G. Edwards 33°
2005Robert E. Collins 33°
2006J. Kenneth Lowery 33°
2007Robert M. Scott 33° *
2008Errol A. Stewart 33°
2009John Militello 33°
2010Raj Sircar 33°
2011L. Terry Sleightholm 33°
2012David M. Stevens 33°
2013Graham Scott 33°
2014Gregory E. Olley 33°
2015Gordon B. Collins 33°
2016Dushan Surovy 33°
2017David Traves 33°
2018WIlliam B. Thomson 33°
2019-2022Derek E. Osborne 33°

*  Deceased

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Rose Croix

Your journey in Scottish Rite Masonry continues with the degrees of Rose Croix once you have completed the 14th degree. The 15th and 16th degrees relate to the building of the Second Temple by Zerubbabel. The Second Temple degrees portray the never ending struggle against the adversaries of Truth and Light; a struggle which is still going on today.

In these degrees, important moral and spiritual precepts of value to Masons of all ages are proclaimed. The 17th degree is an approach to, and the 18th degree is recognition of the religious ethics in universal terms; thus assisting in building in our hearts the Third Temple not made with hands. The 18th degree culminates with the degree of Knight Rose Croix.

In the Rose Croix Chapter, Easter Ceremonies constitute a solemn observance of Passover or Pascal supper on Maundy Thursday in Holy Week, and then on Easter Sunday an inspiring observance of the Resurrection.

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Officers 2019/2010

The following brethren are your officers for the Toronto Sovereign Chapter Rose Croix for the 2019/2020 Masonic year.

Most Wise SovereignIll. Bro. James G. Vasko 32°
First GeneralIll. Bro.Carl Ignatius 32°
Second GeneralIll. Bro. Arthur M. Di Cecco 32°
PrelateIll. Bro. Gary John Partington 32°
RaphaelIll. Bro. N. Alex. Thomson 32°
Grand MarshallIll. Bro. Michael Stewart 32°
RegistrarIll. Bro. L. Terry Sleightholm 33°
Assistant RegistrarIll. Bro. Keith MacDonald 32°
TreasurerIll. Bro. Duncan Skinner 33°
AlmonerIll. Bro. Raj Sircar 33°
OrganistIll. Bro. George Knapp 33°
HistorianIll. Bro. Corey Turnbull 32°
Captain of the GuardIll. Bro. Robert Kliaman 32°
GuardIll. Bro. Leo J. Smith 33°

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Upcoming Rose Croix Events

The next 3 months are displayed below. For a complete list of events happening in the Valley of Toronto please see the Events Calendar link on the left.

January 26, 2023
  • Ballot - Chapter Rose Croix

    January 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

February 14, 2023
  • 15th Degree - Chapter Rose Croix

    February 14, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

February 23, 2023
  • 16th Degree - Chapter Rose Croix

    February 23, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dress code for all meetings, unless specified
Officers: Dinner Jacket
Members: Dinner Jacket/Business Suit
Candidates: Business Suit

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Past Presiding Officers

The following brethren are the Past Most Wise Sovereign’s having served Toronto Sovereign Chapter Rose Croix in the respective years.

Type a name or part of a name in the SEARCH box to filter the list and find a specific member.

Year(s)Name
1872-74, 80, 82-83, 90-91F.J. Menet 33° *
1875-76Daniel Spry 33° *
1877,1884-85T. Sargent 33° *
1878-79R.J. Hovenden 32° *
1881J.B. Nixon 32° *
1886-87G.G. Rowe 32° *
1888-89E.T. Malone 33° *
1892-93Jas. Glanville 33° *
1894Benj. Allen 33° *
1895-96Wm. Roaf 33° *
1897-99W. Geo. Eakins 33° *
1899-1900N.T. Lyon 32° *
1901-02A.F. Webster 33° *
1903-04John McKnight 33° *
1905Douglas Ponton 32° *
1906Thomas Reid 18° *
1907-08Lewis F. Riggs 33° *
1909W.C. Eddis 33° *
1910-11RW. Clewlo 33° *
1912-14W.H. Lyon 32° *
1915-16H.S. Park 33° *
1917Thos. W. Jull 33°*
1918A.C. McMaster 33° *
1919W.H. Stainton 32° *
1920H.W.B. Jolley 32° *
1921Chas. H. Ellston 32° *
1922J. Austin Evans 33° *
1923Chas. S. Hamilton 33° *
1924Geo. H. Ross 33° *
1925H.C. Tugwell 33° *
1926Albert J. Walker 33° *
1927-28Henry R. Young 33° *
1929-30John G. Goff 33° *
1931-32W.H. Hedges 33° *
1933-34R.T. Stanley 33° *
1935-36H.B. Moore 33° *
1937E.F. Griffith 32° *
1938S. Stuart Crouch 33° *
1939James V. Trebell 33° *
1940H.J.H. Deedman 33° *
1941W. Geo. Hanna 32° *
1942Geo. A. Martin 33° *
1943Chas. G. French 33° *
1944W. Harold Young 33° *
1945Adam F. Smith 32° *
1946Chas. A. Ward 33° *
1947George Paton 33° *
1948Alex M. Rollo 33° *
1949J. Sid. Winters 33° *
1950A. MacK. Matheson 33° *
1951AR. Haviland 33° *
1952James V. Trebell 33° *
1953Fred E. Belsham 33° *
1954Willard M. Gordon 33°*
1955Max. C. Purvis 33° *
1956J. Fred. Campbell 33° *
1957Donald J. Gunn 33° *
1958Frank T. Gerow 32° *
1959E. John Hicks 33° *
1960F.H. Wilkinson 33° *
1961Harold A. Shiach 33° *
1962Edward J. Langley 33° *
1963Harold G. Peppiatt 33° *
1964Robert G. Loftus 33° *
1965J. Frank Stewart 33° *
1966Douglas A. Wright 33° *
1967-68Wm. C. Cuttell 33° *
1969G. Wilf Furlong 32° *
1970T. John Arthur 33° *
1971Arthur A. Kee 33° *
1972Carl R. Burton 33° *
1973Donald W. Lambie 33° *
1974John A. MacCallum 33°
1975G. Harvey Weston 33° *
1976Bruce C. Burden 33° *
1977Jos. H.A. White 33° *
1978Edward H.M. Dye 33° *
1979Eugene C. Green 33° *
1980Elmer R. Davies 33° *
1981Walter E. Sills 33° *
1982G. Chester McClure 33° *
1983Arch. D. Grant 32° *
1984Richard D. Quinton 33°
1985C. Edwin Drew 33° *
1986W. Jack Crilly 33° *
1987Donald H. Jeans 33° *
1988Edward A. Christie 33° *
1989John D. MacKenzie 33°
1990Frank G. Dunn 33° *
1991Alan D. Hogg 33° *
1992Alvin R. Walker 33° *
1993Ralph W. Lewis 33° *
1994Edward W. Elcombe 33° *
1995Ronald G. DeLine 33°
1996George C. Heath 33°
1997Murray A. Dow 33°
1998-99J. Maurice Hamilton 33° *
2000C. Bruce Stewart 33°
2001Allan J.F. Birnie 33°
2002Dimitrios Papavramidis 33°
2003Terry A. McLean 33°
2004J. Gordon Stewart 33°
2005N. Tyrrell Johnstone 33°
2006M. David Sheen 32°
2007Andrew L. McLelland 33°
2008Joseph C. Chamberlain 33° *
2009Gordon Crutcher 33°
2010George B. Fairbairn 33°
2011Allan C. Dvorak 33°
2012Leo J. Smith 33°
2013Timothy A. Edwards 33°
2014Richard W. Landers 32° *
2015D. Brainerd Blyden-Taylor 33°
2016Robert B. Niddery 33°
2017Leo J. Smith 33°
2018Eugene P. Palacol 33°
2019-2022James G. Vasko 33°

*  Deceased

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About

The information on this page relates to the Valley of Toronto and the bodies it represents, the Grand Lodge of Perfection and the Sovereign Chapter of Rose Croix. If you are looking for more information on the Scottish Rite or Freemasonry outside the scope of this Valley’s information, or the Greater Toronto Area you can find it through one of the following sites.

If you are visiting this page from outside the Greater Toronto area, or outside Ontario, please feel free to use our Valley locator tool to find a valley closer to you. Valley Locator Tool (opens in new window). This tool uses geo-location to find the valley closest to your current location if you have this option enabled in your browser or phone.

 

Supreme Council 33° of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of Canada

The Supreme Council website is the official site of the Council with federal jurisdiction that looks over the Scottish Rite valley’s across Canada.

 

Masonry – Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario

The Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario website is the Provincial jurisdiction that looks over the Craft lodge districts within Ontario.
 

The Valley of Toronto

We currently meet at:
York Masonic Temple
1100 Millwood Drive
Toronto, ON

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Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection

The Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection confers the degrees from the 4th to the 14th inclusive. The degrees continue the story of the building of King Solomon’s Temple, and amplify and conclude the legend of the Master Mason Degree. Each of these degrees is designed to build on the teachings of the first three degrees given in the Craft Lodge.

A candidate is not required to commit to memory any lectures or questions and answers, nor is it necessary to learn signs and tokens for all the degrees. To assist our candidates in planning their Scottish Rite journey, the Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection presents these exceptional degrees in both the Spring and Fall of each year.

A ring of special significance is worn by Scottish Rite Masons in Canada. The new Scottish Rite member is entitled to wear the distinguished Scottish Rite Ring upon completion of the 14th Degree. The design of this ring has been retained for over 200 years. Inside the ring and inscription reads: “Virtus junxit mors non separabit” meaning “virtue has joined, death shall not separate”.

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Toronto Sovereign Chapter Rose Croix

Your journey in Scottish Rite Masonry continues with the degrees of Rose Croix once you have completed the 14th degree. The 15th and 16th degrees relate to the building of the Second Temple by Zerubbabel. The Second Temple degrees portray the never ending struggle against the adversaries of Truth and Light; a struggle which is still going on today.

In these degrees, important moral and spiritual precepts of value to Masons of all ages are proclaimed. The 17th degree is an approach to, and the 18th degree is recognition of the religious ethics in universal terms; thus assisting in building in our hearts the Third Temple not made with hands. The 18th degree culminates with the degree of Knight Rose Croix.

In the Rose Croix Chapter, Easter Ceremonies constitute a solemn observance of Passover or Pascal supper on Maundy Thursday in Holy Week, and then on Easter Sunday an inspiring observance of the Resurrection.

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Membership Information

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Join the Valley of Toronto

The Scottish Rite is open to members in good standing in any Canadian Craft Lodge immediately upon completion of the Master Mason degree. Continued membership in a Craft Lodge is required to maintain good standing in the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of Canada. Fees are payable to each body upon acceptance for membership and are commuted for life.

The Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection, and the Toronto Sovereign Chapter Rose Croix present outstanding degrees in both the Spring and Fall of each year. Both Scottish Rite bodies endeavour to meet the requirements of our candidates by offering a choice of regularly scheduled meetings, and the Reunion concept.

For more information on joining the Valley of Toronto and the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of Canada, follow the below link.

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Toronto Scottish Rite Club

Founded 1949

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Our Story

In 1949 a group of Scottish Rite Masons formed a club to extend their benevolence and charity to the community. It was called The Thousand and One Club. The first venture was to acquire from a local hospital surplus beds that could be made available to needy people in the community. In time the need for this service was not as great and was replaced by a wheelchair program. One hundred wheelchairs were made available on loan, to anyone in need. Walkers and other assistive devices were also made available. Club members ran the program, stored the devices and maintained them.

In 1964 the club became incorporated. The Thousand and One Club Charitable Trust was created in 1969 to provide for an appropriate vehicle to receive contributions and to manage the charitable activities of the Club.

By 2008 the Club phased out the wheelchair program and sought new ways to extend its benevolence, resulting in its assistance to the four programs that support children in our local communities and beyond.

The Thousand and One Club Charitable Trust is a registered charity with its own registration number with Revenue Canada. All contributions to the Trust are acknowledged with receipts for income tax purposes.

What We Do

The Toronto Scottish Rite Club is a non-profit organization whose members belong to the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of Canada. The Club is entirely funded by its members. The charities that are currently being supported are: the Toronto Foundation for Student Success, providing student nutrition programs supported by the Toronto District School Board; the Canadian Institute for Reading Recovery, a charity that works with school boards throughout Canada to promote student literacy; Thornhill United Church, providing a breakfast program for students; and the Sleeping Children Around the World, providing bed kits to children in more than thirty underdeveloped countries.

The Club meets four times a year. For more information contact Ill. Bro. Bruce Edwards 33º at tsrc@valleyoftoronto.com.

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Oshawa Scottish Rite Club

Founded 1920’s

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Our Story

The Oshawa Scottish Rite Club was formed in the early 1920’s as an adjunct of The Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection, A.&A.S.R. by a delegation from that body. In October 1925, the Thrice Puissant Grand Master of The Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection delegated three members to visit Oshawa and endeavour to interest members of the Rite to form a club. The delegates were Ill. Bros. John Goff, Alex Chisholm and Howard B. Moore. 33° A dinner meeting was held in the Commercial Hotel, 29 King Street West . The meeting resulted in the formation of The Oshawa Scottish Rite Club.

Ill. Bros. Alex G. Storie 33° and W.Gordon Bunker 33° were elected, respectively, President and Secretary Treasurer serving these offices until 1929. Since the inception of The Oshawa Scottish Rite Club has amply justified its existence by screening nominees, by conferring degrees, and by caring for the welfare and happiness of the members of Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection who reside in the area. The first Oshawa Mason to be admitted to The Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection was William E. Clarke, a Past Master of Lebanon Lodge A.F. & A.M. No.139 G.R.C.

The Club from the beginning has been mainly a social nature, a place and facility for the brethren to meet and fraternize, to practice Brotherhood and good fellowship in the true Masonic Manner. In the fall of 1928, the members of the Club were invited by The Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection to exemplify the Eleventh Degree in Toronto December 10th 1928. Since that time the members of the Club have conferred in their entirety the Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Degree.

The year 1967 was marked by an event which gave much pleasure and satisfaction to the members of the Club. A dedicated Mason, Ill. Bro. James Jackson 33° was the first member of the Oshawa Club to be elected to the office of Thrice Puissant Grand Master. The Toronto Grand Lodge of Perfection. As a result of their service several members of The Oshawa Scottish Rite Club have been recognized by being chosen as Officers of the parent body, and others by being coroneted Honorary Inspectors General 33°. Numbered in its ranks are many distinguished citizens.

The history of The Oshawa Scottish Rite Club is closely interwoven with that of Ill. Bro. Alex G. Storie 33° the first President who gave unstintingly of his time and talents, supporting and guiding the destiny of the Club for over thirty years. Today, the continuing success of the Club is in no small way due to his inspiration and untiring efforts.

The Club meets four times a year in January (AGM), June, October and November. For more information contact Ill. Bro. Wendall MacLeod 33º at oshawascottishriteclub@valleyoftoronto.com.

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Charity

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Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada

The Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada was established in 1964 “to promote charitable work within Canada including the relief of poverty and the advancement of education by making grants to educational or other charitable organization which carries on its work solely within Canada”.

The Foundation ardently labours for the benefit of all Canadians, regardless of race or creed, with particular interest in funding medical research into areas including dyslexia and autism in children and neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s disease and dementia in the aging population. Each year, the Foundation donates more than $460,000 in research grants to universities and research hospitals across Canada with the aim of “Helping Solve the Puzzles of the Mind”.

In addition, the Foundation supports its local Valleys to establish Learning Centres for Children with Dyslexia. The first Learning Centre opened in 2003 in London, Ontario, providing free, one-on-one tutoring to children with reading and comprehension difficulties associated with dyslexia. Now, with nine Learning Centres across Canada utilizing the Ortan-Gillingham method, The Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation continues with its unique approach to freely helping children learn by tailoring to their individual needs.

Funding for The Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation’s honourable endeavours is provided by an established endowment built, managed and supported by Scottish Rite Masons, family and friends as well as the general public. The Foundation’s continued work and belief that the human mind is key to physical, mental and spiritual well-being is surely its lasting legacy.

 

Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation

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Contact

Our Meetings are held at:
York Masonic Temple
1100 Millwood Rd
Toronto ON

 

The best way to learn more about the Scottish Rite is to talk with your Scottish Rite representative within your lodge.

You can also visit the Supreme Council 33° of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of Canada website below. (Opens in new Window)

Supreme Council 33° of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry of Canada

For Master Masons outside the Greater Toronto Area you can use our Valley Locator tool to find the Scottish Rite Valley closest to you. (Opens in a new window)

Locate Nearest Valley

 

If you are unsure who your Scottish Rite representative is, or your lodge does not currently have one, you can contact us by using the form below.