Region 11

Canada

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 each month, September to June (except holiday weekends when it’s the second Sunday) from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Board Room

Contact #1:  Gail Rankin, President
Phone: 780-455-5660
Email: gail.rankin@shaw.ca

Contact #2: Linda Weiner
Phone: 780-436-6763
Email: Lin.weiner@gmail.com

Facebook: Edmonton African Violet and Gesneriad Society

Information updated 1/12/2018

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.

Website: www3.telus.net/SCAVS/

Contact: Winston J. Goretsky
Phone: (403) 241-8300
Email: violets@telus.net

Information updated 06/01/2018

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)

Website:  http://vanavgs.blogspot.ca/

Contact #1:  Debbie Hunwicks, President
Phone:  604-274-5070
Email:  lucky63@telus.net

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

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
Email: blbatchelor@hotmail.com

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 www.avavs.com/

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: 1st Monday of each month, except for July, August and December at 7:30 p.m.

Website: www.facebook.com/firsthalifaxavs

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.  We have an annual show and sale in early May and a sale each fall.  Visitors welcome at any time.

Information updated 3/4/2019

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
Email: jtbrownlie@idirect.com

Contact #2:  Julie Thompson
Address: 172 Frankford Rd  RR#1
Foxboro, ON K0K2B0. Canada
Phone: 613-966-1180
Email: jmthompson50@xplornet.ca

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

Website: http://lakeshoreavs.com

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
Email: jtbrownlie@idirect.com

Contact #2:  Julie Thompson
Address: 172 Frankford Rd  RR#1
Foxboro, ON K0K2B0. Canada
Phone: 613-966-1180
Email: jmthompson50@xplornet.ca
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
Canada

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

Email: oavsociety@oavs.org
Website: http://www.oavs.org

Contact #1: Catherine Clarke
Address: 829 Cologne Street
Embrun ON  K0A 1W0 Canada
Phone: 623-370-1819
Email: moreauclarke@gmail.com

Contact #2:  Diane Pagé
Address: 3476 Rue Isabelle
Ottawa:  Laval QC H7P 3N4  Canada
Phone: 450-628-4791
Email: page.di@videotron.ca
Information updated 10/10/2019

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

Meeting times: Sundays 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. September to June (upcoming meetings on website)  See website for exact meeting dates.

Website: http://tavgs.ca/

Contact #1: Paul Lee, President
Address:  cl-80-600 Silver Creek Blvd.
Mississauga, ON L5A2B4, Canada
Phone: 905-270-6776
Email: jtbrownlie@idirect.com

Contact #2:  Sue Smith
Address: 15 Montvale Drive
Toronto, ON M1M3F5
Phone: 416-265-9731
Email: smith.sue2011@gmail.com
We meet from September-June, dates listed online and published in our newsletters which are posted for the public!

Note:  Plant sales September and May

Information updated 1/14/2018

Quebec, Canada

4101, rue Sherbrooke Est

Montréal QC H1X 2B2

Web page: http://www.saintpaulia-montreal.com/

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

Annual Show: April 19 and 20 

Chalet du Parc Maisonneuve

Information updated 3/18/2019

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