Tartan Day and the Declaration of Arbroath

April 2, 2023

Tartan Day was inspired by Scotland but originated in Canada. The idea can be traced back to a Federation of Scottish Clans meeting that took place in Nova Scotia in […]

Auld Lang Syne: A Scottish-Canadian Success Story

December 28, 2022

The singing of Auld Lang Syne is synonymous with New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world. But how did an old Scottish folk song become so popular? It may surprise […]

The Scotsman Known as ‘The Father of Argentine Football’

December 18, 2022

Argentina defeated France in a thrilling penalty shootout today to win their third World Cup title. The South American nation has long been considered among the sport’s elite powers. An […]

Charity Ball Video and Photos

December 12, 2022

The St. Andrew’s Charity Ball has been celebrating Scottish-Canadian culture for over 100 years. The event returned to the the Toronto Reference Library on November 26th after two years of […]

Great Times at December’s Learn to Curl Social

December 4, 2022

The St. Andrew’s Society hosted a Learn to Curl Social on Saturday, December 3 at the High Park Club. This was done in partnership with the St. Patrick’s Parade Society […]

The Discovery of Insulin

November 14, 2022

World Diabetes Day is recognized annually on November 14th. Today, we remember the three Canadians and a Scot who all contributed to the discovery of insulin. Clockwise from top left: […]

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The St. Andrew’s Society celebrates Scottish-Canadian culture in Toronto. An annual membership is only $25.00 and runs from January 1st to December 31st.