Associations & Clubs

Ontario Romanian Canadian Association (ORCA)

ORCA’s mission is to help Romanian – Canadian to have a sense of community and to enhance their lives. ORCA’s ultimate goal is to build a Romanian-Canadian community centre.

Misiunea ORCA este de a promova spiritul de comunitate româno – canadiană, printre cei care lucrează şi locuiesc în Ontario, prin susţinerea întreprinderilor locale şi ale membrilor săi.

Membership in the Ontario Romanian Canadian Association is open to all who wish to join. Membership is free. Businesses that wish to be featured in our directory will have the opportunity to pay $250/yr for advertising and exposure. Membership in the ORCA allows you to attend and vote at the annual general meeting. It also means that you will be placed on the ORCA mailing list. You will receive all mailings of our newsletter, “ORCA News”, and will receive advance notice of all events. Your membership will also allow free access to the ORCA Business Community taking advantage of thousands of dollars in discounts, as well as invitation to all our social events during the year.

Business Networking – ORCA promotes small and medium businesses within the Romanian community by encouraging mentoring and networking amongst our members. The individuals in the community participating in business networking are not businesses helping businesses, but friends with businesses helping friends. Registered ORCA members have access to our mentoring program as well as all of our social and charity events.

New Emigrants Help Center – The ORCA Help Center is a non-profit organization based in Ontario providing free services to new emigrants. One of its key objectives is to welcome, settle, and help integrate newly-arrived families, not only into ORCA, but into the broader community irrespective of affiliation. The New Emigrants Help Center helps promote our message that it takes the efforts of everyone in the community to create thriving opportunities for each other, and the New Emigrants Help Center offers a way for the newest members of the community to give back in their own way.

Business Networking – ORCA promotes small and medium businesses within the Romanian community by encouraging mentoring and networking amongst our members. The individuals in the community participating in business networking are not businesses helping businesses, but friends with businesses helping friends. Registered ORCA members have access to our mentoring program as well as all of our social and charity events.

New Emigrants Help Center

The ORCA Help Center is a non-profit organization based in Ontario providing free services to new emigrants. One of its key objectives is to welcome, settle, and help integrate newly-arrived families, not only into ORCA, but into the broader community irrespective of affiliation. The New Emigrants Help Center helps promote our message that it takes the efforts of everyone in the community to create thriving opportunities for each other, and the New Emigrants Help Center offers a way for the newest members of the community to give back in their own way.

Charity – ORCA provides charitable donations to many organizations that support our mission of improving the Romanian-Canadian community

Social – ORCA is dedicated to spreading the appreciation and awareness of Romanian culture, food, and traditions during our cultural and social events held throughout the year. The diversity of local entertainers and Romanian artists represents the cultural heart of the Romanians.

The Social Committee also works with children’s programs, like pre-schools and private education, shows (theatre, musicals), activities for both men and women, picnics, bingo nights, and religious organizations.

Sports – The Ontario Romanian Canadian Association promotes men, women, and youth sports, including the staffing of professional and volunteer administrators, volunteer coaches, and professional or volunteer officials. ORCA also promotes these leagues within the community and utilizes this opportunity to enrich the lives of our participants as we spread the messages of grace and integrity through sports. Currently, ORCA supports sports networks in Soccer, Martial Arts, Dancing, and Gymnastics.

ORCA provides charitable donations to many organizations that support our mission of improving the Romanian-Canadian community

Social – ORCA is dedicated to spreading the appreciation and awareness of Romanian culture, food, and traditions during our cultural and social events held throughout the year. The diversity of local entertainers and Romanian artists represents the cultural heart of the Romanians.

The Social Committee also works with children’s programs, like pre-schools and private education, shows (theatre, musicals), activities for both men and women, picnics, bingo nights, and religious organizations.

Sports – The Ontario Romanian Canadian Association promotes men, women, and youth sports, including the staffing of professional and volunteer administrators, volunteer coaches, and professional or volunteer officials. ORCA also promotes these leagues within the community and utilizes this opportunity to enrich the lives of our participants as we spread the messages of grace and integrity through sports. Currently, ORCA supports sports networks in Soccer, Martial Arts, Dancing, and Gymnastics.

ORCA Youth – Founded on April 20, 2012, ORCA Youth is a vibrant and energetic group of young Romanians living in Ontario. Our aim is to promote Canadian values as well as Romanian traditions amongst young Romanian Canadian youth. We organize numerous events on a monthly basis and our general meetings are held biweekly. We welcome any and all who wish to join us. We want to create an atmosphere of mutual aid and co-operation. We will continue to facilitate and encourage networking within the Romanian Canadian community, to benefit the young and the young at heart.

Contact

  • contact@2012orca.org
  • info@2012orca.org

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