Mission and History of Society

Our Society’s Mission:   

To provide and facilitate the assembly of Canadians of Hellenic descent who reside in the City of Toronto and elsewhere in the Province of Ontario, who originated form the City of Thessaloniki and this includes their descendants or spouses or those people who have lived in Thessaloniki for a period of not less than five (5) years are our Regular Members. 

In addition to our Regular Members, the Board may admit to the membership of the Society to individuals or organizations who do not originte from Thessesaloniki provided that such individuals support the objectives, purposes and values of the Society and pay the annual membership fee for Associate Members.  Associate Members do not have voting rights and can not hold office.

Honourary members who may or may not originate from Thessaloniki, Greece may be appointed by the board and ratified by the General Assembly for his/her exemplary service to the Society, Hellenism, or where that person’s life or works exemplify the highest standards of the objects and purposes, mission, vision and values of the Society.   Honourary Members do not pay membership fees, they do not have voting rights and cannot hold office.

History of the Society:  We will be asking various Members to provide their knowledge of the history of the Society and taking pictures and videos of the members to help us establish the history.  We appreciate your support in advance in order to be able to document the Society’s history.