Region 11


Background photo is “Aca’s Red Ember” hybridized by John Brownlie of Canada

Alberta, Canada

Meeting location:

  • Boardroom of St. Andrew’s Church, 12720 – 111 Ave. NW, Edmonton, AB. T5M 2N7

Meeting times:

  • First Sunday of the month-September-November
    January-June.  From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Board Room

Contact #1:  Doreen Dragon
Phone: 780-459-8164

Contact #2:

Facebook: Edmonton African Violet and Gesneriad Society

Information updated 7/30/2022

Meeting location:

  • Brentwood Co-op Auditorium
    Meeting address:  4122 Brentwood Road N.W.
    Calgary, AB

Meeting times: September through May – 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Club Website:

Club Email Address:

Contact: Winston J. Goretsky
Phone: (403) 241-8300

Additional Club Information:  Monthly Zoom meetings are offered during pandemic outbreaks.
Contact us for details.

Information updated 03/08/2022

British Columbia

Meeting location:

  • Cedar Room, VanDusen Botanical Garden
    5251 Oak Street   37th Avenue & Oak Street
    Vancouver, British Columbia V6M 4H1

Meeting times: Third Sunday of each month from 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. with the exception of July, August, December and May (Annual Show month)


Contact #1:  Debbie Hunwicks, President
Phone:  604-274-5070

Contact #2:  Jessica Lo, Internet Chairperson
Address:  502-1616 West 13th Ave
Vancouver, BC V6J 2G6
Phone:  778-968-9019

Annual Show & Sale will be at Van Dusen Botanical Garden May 5, 2018

Information updated 12/28/17

Manitoba, Canada

Meeting location:

  • 515 Osborne Street,  Hetherington Street Entrance
  • Winnipeg, MB

Meeting Time: 4th Monday of March, April, May, Sept, Oct, Nov at 8:00 p.m.

Contact: Bonnie Batchelor, President
Phone: (204) 889-3282

Website: Facebook – Winnipeg African Violet Society

Information updated 3/19/2018

Nova Scotia, Canada

Meeting Location:
Nicholsville Community Hall
413 Victoria Road
Nicholsville, Nova Scotia, Canada

Meeting Time: At 1 pm on last Saturday of the month (except July & August)

For meeting information see website

Contact #1: Valerie Despres

Contact #2: Frances Shilliday

Information updated 6/21/2021

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

  • 1747 Summer Street in Halifax, NS

Meeting times: 2nd Sunday of the month at 1:30 pm


Club Email Address:

Contact #1: Anne Brown, Acting President

Contact #2: Patti Vaison

Meetings are focused on learning with a presentation or hands on workshop at every meeting.  Visitors welcome!

Information updated 1/11/2022

Ontario, Canada

Meeting location:  Home of members
Meeting Times: January, June, and November

Contact #1: Brett Flewelling, President
Address:  cl-80-600 Silver Creek Blvd.
Mississauga, ON L5A2B4, Canada
Phone: 905-270-6776

Contact #2:  Julie Thompson
Address: 172 Frankford Rd  RR#1
Foxboro, ON K0K2B0. Canada
Phone: 613-966-1180

Note: Members must be active or retired AVSA judges.

Information updated 1/14/2018

St. Philip’s Lutheran Church
61 West Deane Park Drive
Toronto ON M9B 2S1


Meeting times: The second Friday of each month at 7:30pm, September -December, March  -June.

Contact #1: Bruce Williams, President
Address:  c/o 80-600 Silver Creek Blvd.
Mississauga, ON L5A2B4, Canada
Phone: 905-270-6776

Contact #2:  Julie Thompson
Address: 172 Frankford Rd  RR#1
Foxboro, ON K0K2B0. Canada
Phone: 613-966-1180
Note: Our annual show is the last Saturday in April.

Information updated 3/3/2020

Meeting location: McNabb Community Centre
180 Percy St
Ottawa ON K1R 6E5

Meeting times: 1st Sunday of the month September-April, and except holidays 2:00-4:00 pm


Contact #1: Catherine Clarke
Address: 829 Cologne Street
Embrun ON  K0A 1W0 Canada
Phone: 623-370-1819

Contact #2:  Diane Pagé
Address: 3476 Rue Isabelle
Ottawa:  Laval QC H7P 3N4  Canada
Phone: 450-628-4791
Information updated 10/10/2019

Meeting location: Toronto Botanical Garden
777 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto, ON M3C 1P2

Meeting times: Once a month on a Sunday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Check the website or newsletter for the exact meeting date and program. Programs may focus on a presentation or hands-on workshop. Visitors are Welcome! Meetings are not held in the months of July and August.


Club Email Address:

Contact #1: Doris Brownlie
Phone: 905-270-6776

Contact #2:  Sue Smith
Phone: 416-265-9731

Additional Club Information:  TAVGS Annual Spring Show and Sale is held in April, admission fee is $2.00. Spring and Fall Sales are held in May and September, admission is free for both members and the public.

Information updated 10/5/2022

Quebec, Canada

4101, rue Sherbrooke Est

Montréal QC H1X 2B2

Web page:

Club Email:

Meetings are planned on the First Tuesday for September to December and February to May at 7:30 p.m.

Contact: Pierre-Luc Frigon, President

Contact:  Annie Simard

Board of Directors.
President: Pierre-Luc Frigon
Vice-President: Annie Simard
Tresorier: Line Beaucage
Secretary: Roxane Babin
Conseillers: Marie Gagnon, Pierre Laforest, François Lambert

Annual Show: April 19 and 20 

Chalet du Parc Maisonneuve

Information updated 11/21/2021

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