The connection between The St. Andrew’s Society and the 48th Highlanders dates back to the late 1800s. The Society and a number of other Scottish-Canadian organizations came together to raise funds and lobby for the creation of a Highland Regiment. The 48th recently celebrated their 130th Anniversary to mark their founding on October 16, 1891.
Clans and Scottish Societies of Canada (CASSOC) is an organization for organizations. As the link between various Clans and Scottish Societies, they encourage the celebration of Scottish Culture in all its aspects.
The Gaelic Society of Toronto was formed with the goal of keeping alive a knowledge of the Gaelic language and culture and connecting Gaelic-speaking people in Toronto and surrounding areas. The Society continues to support and sustain Gaelic language, history, culture and community in various ways, either through the direct activities of the Society or by supporting the efforts of others who also seek to sustain and promote the Gaelic language and culture.
Glenmorangie produces single malt Scotch whisky at a distillery in the Scottish Highlands. Ann & William Matheson founded the distillery in 1843. Inspired by the peaceful surroundings on the banks of the Dornoch Firth, The Mathesons brought forth a wonderfully complex and exceptionally smooth single malt whisky. Glenmorangie has been featured at a number of Society events and will undoubtedly be again in the future.
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto is filled with art, world culture and natural history. It is the largest museum in Canada and one of the largest in North America. It attracts more than one million visitors every year, making it the most-visited museum in the country.
The term ‘Scottish Country Dance’ embraces the social dances of Scotland that have evolved from many traditions and are danced throughout the world. The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society of Toronto is pleased to promote this highly social blend of music and disciplined dancing.
#ScotlandIsNow is a one-stop campaign for everything that anyone needs to know about the country. It is designed to put Scotland firmly at the top of everyone’s list of places to live, work, study, invest and visit. The hope is that attracting more migrant talent, international students, expanding overseas businesses and high-spend tourists will grow Scotland’s economy and further cement its reputation as an open, diverse and welcoming country.
William Glen & Son is a Scottish retail shop and rental supplier of Highland Dress. Proudly Scottish owned and operated, the store has been operating in Toronto since 1998. Come in and get fitted for a custom kilt that’s made in Scotland.