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The following links connect to web sites or services that are of interest to the Finnish-Canadian community in Ottawa.

Finnish Embassy in Ottawa

Embassy services and information about Finland and Finnish-Canadian relations.

Vapaa Sana Press

Vapaa Sana is a weekly Finnish tabloid published in Toronto since 1931. Includes some articles in English.

Finnish Studies at University of Toronto

The university of Toronto offers a program in Finnish Studies under the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.

Finnish & Swedish Language Courses Ottawa

Finland has two official languages--Finnish and Swedish! You can learn either or both this year.......

The Ottawa-Carleton District School Board offers an International Languages Program which is available to residents within the boundaries of the Board for only a small administrative fee. Classes are available in Finnish and Swedish at Glebe Collegiate HS, and are held Saturdays mornings from 9 AM to 12:30 PM, throughout the school year. These classes are open to adults and high school students, and they are credit courses. If you are interested in these classes contact Tuulikki by email. Classes begin September 18th and continue until the end of May. The Swedish classes have been running for 13 years. The Finnish classes have been made available when there is sufficient registration.

Contact instructor Tuulikki Bence-Brückler.


Finnfacts is an independent media service unit that operates as an interface between international media and Finnish industry and business. Multiple language interface

Letters from Karelia (NFB Film free online)

Kelly Saxberg, 2005, 48 min 6 s


This is Finland

Information about Finland, its culture and its people. Published by the Finland Promotion Board.

This site offers news and information about events on the Finnish-Canadian scene. A service of Vapaa Sana Press.

Aspasia Books

Finnish literature in English translation, Finnish immigration history, language text, children's books, and Finnish cookbooks. Online store. Located in Ontario.

Finnish Language Courses Ottawa

Instructor Raija Hilska offers Finnish classes for both children and adults. Please contact her for more details. 

The Finnish School of Ottawa / Ottawan Suomalainen Koulu (OKSU)

Canadian Friends of Finland - Toronto

Canadian Nordic Society

Our community sponsor in advertising events online.