Canadian Orchid Societies

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Interested in orchids?

Did you know that there are many other types of orchids, other than what you find in the grocery store, that can be grown in the home? How about checking out an orchid society meeting near you. You will find friendly orchid growers of all levels of expertise who are happy to share their knowledge. And you will find many other types of orchids to enjoy.
Find a Canadian Orchid Society near you.

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British Columbia

Central Vancouver Island Orchid Society
Nanaimo, British Columbia
Contact: Laurie Forbes
Web site:
CVIOS on Facebook

Fraser Valley Orchid Society
Surrey, British Columbia
Contact: Dianne Gillis
Web Site:
FVOS on Facebook

North Okanagan Orchid Society
Vernon, British Columbia
Contact: Faithe Prodanuk

Okanagan Orchid Society
Kelowna, British Columbia
Contact: Nathan Cable
Web Site:

Richmond Orchid Club
Richmond, British Columbia
Contact: ROC
ROC on Facebook

South Okanagan Orchid Society
Penticton, British Columbia
Contact: Patricia Onofrechuk
SOOC on Facebook

Vancouver Judging Centre
Richmond, British Columbia
Contact: Abu Salleh

Vancouver Orchid Society
Vancouver, British Columbia
Contact: Calvin Wong

Victoria Orchid Society
Victoria. British Columbia
Contact: Ingrid Schmidt-Ostrander
Web site:
VicOS on Facebook


Foothills Orchid Society
Calgary, Alberta
Contact: Marguerite Salsberry
FOS on Facebook

Orchid Society of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Contact: Darrell Albert
OSA on Facebook

The Orchid Species Preservation Foundation of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Contact: OSPF
OSPF on Facebook


Regina Orchid Society
Regina, Saskatchewan
Contact: Janette Richardson
Meets 4th Tues (except Jun, Jul, Aug, Dec) 320 Pasqua St N at 7:30pm.

Saskatchewan Orchid Society
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Contact: Tom Kondra
SOS on Facebook


The Manitoba Orchid Society
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Contact: Rick Askinis
MOS on Facebook


Central Ontario Orchid Society
Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Cambridge Ontario
Contact: Chuck Lefaive
Web Site:
COOS on Facebook

Essex County Orchid Society
Windsor, Ontario
Contact: Juliette St. Pierre
Web Site:
ExCOS on Facebook

Kingston Orchid Society
Kingston, Ontario
Contact: Gian Frontini
Web Site:

London Orchid Society
London, Ontario
Contact: Daryl Bycraft
Web Site:

Montreal Judging Center
Montreal, Quebec
Contact: André Couture
Web Site:–de-Mtl.php

Niagara Region Orchid Society
St. Catharines, Ontario
Contact: Rick Rempel
NROS on Facebook

Orchid Society of the Royal Botanical Gardens
Burlington, Ontario
Contact: Chris Varady
Web Site:

Ottawa Orchid Society
Ottawa, Ontario
Contact: Jean Hollebone
OOS on Facebook

Southern Ontario Orchid Society
Toronto, Ontario
Contact: Terry Kennedy
Web Site:
SOOS on Facebook

Toronto Artistic Orchid Association
Contact: TAOA email
Web Site:
Taoa on Facebook

Toronto Judging Centre
Contact: Peter Poot
Web Site:

Windsor Orchid Society / La Société des Orchidophiles de Windsor
Windsor, Ontario
Contact: Ed Cott
WOS on Facebook


Eastern Canada Orchid Society
Montréal, Québec
Contact: Scott De Vito
Web site:
ECOS on Facebook

Société des Orchidophiles de Québec
Contact: Marjolaine Plante
Web Site:
Les Orchidophiles de Québec on Facebook

Nova Scotia

Orchid Society of Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Contact: Miroslaw Rajda
Web Site:
OSNS on Facebook

New Brunswick

Orchid Society of New Brunswick
This society has been disbanded but for local information:
Contact: Jorge Dietrich

Prince Edward Island

Prince Edward Island is the only province with an orchid as the
provincial flower, the Pink Lady Slipper, Cypripedium acaule!