Welcome The Russian-Canadian Cultural Heritage Foundation

Who we are?

The Russian-Canadian Cultural Aid Society (RCCAS) was founded in 1950 as a nonprofit organization. It is run entirely by volunteers. The Society's mission is to promote and maintain rich Russian cultural traditions and help new immigrants integrate into the Canadian way of life. Concerts, lectures, folk dancing, drama club, were some of the activities organized by RCCAS. This website is to help those interested in our community, to easily access information regarding our events, receive news updates, and find out more about the RCCAS and our initiatives.

The objectives of the Society are:

To preserve Russian culture and traditions,
To assist in the growth and development of Russian culture,
To ensure the basis for unifying Russian people,
To establish a centre to bring together all those who by their direct involvement are interested in the preservation and development of Russian culture,
To conduct activities within the framework and observance of the laws of Canada,

    The purpose of the Foundation

    is to foster the preservation and evolution of Russian culture and language in the context of the Canadian multicultural reality.

    The Foundation will exist for the benefit of the Russian-Canadian community by providing the means and facilities necessary for the actualization and cultural development of the community.

    The Foundation will be guided by ideals that incorporate affirmation of cultural identity and principles of traditional Russian and Canadian values in all its activities and undertaking


    The Russian-Canadian Cultural Heritage Foundation of Maria Blagoveshchensky is a philanthropic institution providing leadership by building and nurturing a permanent fund that is dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Russian Canadian cultural heritage and the advancement of a flourishing the Russian community for the enrichment of Canada.

    Reason for Registration

    The Russian Canadian Heritage Foundation of Maria Blagoveshchensky has been registered as a charity because it advances religion by teaching the religious tenets, doctrines and culture associated with Russian Orthodox faith, and advances education by increasing the public’s understanding and appreciation of the arts, through the prevision of artistic performances and seminars.


    Charitable Business Number

    The Russian-Canadian Heritage Foundation of Maria Blagoveshchensky

     Charitable Business Number :

    83990 5957 RR0001

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