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  • 02/04/2020

    COVID-19 Message from the Canadian President

    Dear knights, dames & friends of the Order of Malta, As we try to adjust to the new reality of self-isolation and ceaseless sanitization, I have consulted with our medical professionals and especially our Hospitaller, Dr. Bill Sullivan, regarding Canadian Association activities. Our main concern is for the health of members, volunteers and for the […]

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  • 21/12/2019

    Christmas Message from the President

    My dear knights, dames and friends of the Order of Malta, It’s the most wonderful time of year! The second Sunday of Advent provided much needed inspiration as I sat to bring greetings to all of you in celebration of this most beautiful of seasons. The first reading (Isaiah 11) caught my attention, “On that day, a […]

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  • 22/07/2018

    Malteser on the scene for South American refugees

    According to UNHCR, Colombia is the host country in the Americas most directly impacted by the political and socio-economic situation in Venezuela. Official estimates from Migración Colombia and UNHCR state an influx of 796,000 Venezuelans in 2017.  Unofficial numbers suggest that the daily migration has increased substantially in the second semester of 2017 with 6,000-10,000 […]

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  • 01/06/2018

    Canada Summer Works Program 2018

    The Canadian Association of the Sovereign Order of Malta would like to clarify that an error was made in the completion of the application filed early this year under Employment and Social Development’s Canada Summer Works Program. The infamous attestation box was ticked in error. As a remedy to this error, the Association has no […]

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  • 01/03/2018

    Canada Leads Working Group on Governance

    André A. Morin, former president of the Canadian Association, was asked to Chair Working Group 8, The Structure of Government and Governance. The international Working Group composed of leaders of the Order throughout the world, met by teleconference many times and held two meetings, the first in the fall of 2017 in Montreal, and the […]

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  • 25/02/2018

    Order of Malta Hunger Patrol

    Feeding the Homeless in Toronto The Hunger Patrol is a weekly Toronto-based program aimed at serving our lords the sick and the poor. Members of the Order and volunteers are involved in the making of homemade soup and its delivery each Saturday evening to the homeless and poor of the city in three separate locations: […]

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  • 08/02/2018

    Strategic Seminar

    By now I am certain that most of you know that our dear Order is undergoing a process of change. The unusual events of last year have highlighted the need to adjust the constitution of the Order to more properly reflect current times. The Holy Father requested that the Order strengthen the spirituality and moral […]

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  • 04/02/2018

    Academic Internships in Africa

    In December of 2014, the Canadian Association of the Order of Malta and the University of Montreal (Faculty of Nursing) created the Blessed Gerard’s Fellowships. The program consists of an internship in a hospital managed by the Order of Malta, in Africa. It was established under the initiative of our colleague Christian Samoisette, and is […]

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  • 28/01/2018

    National Pilgrimage to Martyrs Shrine

    On Saturday, 14th October, the Toronto Region organized a mini-pilgrimage to the Canadian Martyr’s Shrine in Midland, Ontario, a little more than an hour north of Toronto.  This national shrine commemorates the martyrdom of the Jesuit Jean de Bréboeuf and his companions in 1649.  Despite being closed for the winter, the Director, Father Michael Knox, […]

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  • 15/12/2017

    Order of Malta Presents Award to Johanitter Delegate

    At the Toronto Region’s annual Advent Retreat Botho Baron von Bose, Delegate of the Canadian Sub-Commandery of the Johanitter Order, was presented the Cross of Officer pro Merito Melitensi by the Canadian Order of Malta’s President, Roman Ciecwierz.  This medal is awarded to recipients who have brought honour to the Sovereign Military Order of Malta […]

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  • 07/11/2017

    The Order in Transition

    Fra’ Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto was this morning elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master of the Sovereign Order of Malta. The electing body, the Council Complete of State, met in the Magistral Villa in Rome, one of the Order of Malta’s two institutional seats. The newly elected Lieutenant of the Grand Master […]

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