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Members of the Nordic Society meet for lunch once a month, usually on the first Monday at 12:00 PM from September until June at the historic and beautiful Officers' Mess at 149 Somerset Street West (just east of Elgin Street), Ottawa.

Luncheon schedule from November 2018 through June 2019:

Nov 5, 2018
Dec 3
Reservations are required for our annual Christmas luncheon. The price is $21.50, including taxes, for a full-service turkey dinner with all the trimmings, including salad, dessert, and coffee or tea. Not to mention free Nordic musical entertainment! They can be made by contacting Lennart Nylund by email at by phone: 613-829_-8602
Jan 7, 2019
Feb 4
Mar 4
Apr 1
May 6
Jun 3

All members and guests are cordially invited.
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Viking Gala 2018: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of th Independence of Iceland The Canadian Nordic Society invites you to enjoy a gastronomic feast of Nordic haute cuisine on Thursday, November 8 at 6:00 PM at Les Jardins de la Cité Restaurant, 801 Aviation Pkwy, Building H, 2nd floor, Ottawa. You may reserve your spot by paypal or in person at one of our events. The Ticket price includes canapés, three-course gourmet meal, welcome drinks, and all taxes and gratuities. Parking at la Cité is free. The CNS member special price is $80.00 if purchased on or before Wednesday, October 24. The regular price for non-members and CNS members who purchase after that date is $95. If you have any dietary restrictions, questions or special requests please direct these to or by calling Hanne Sjøborg at 514.713.5753. Black Tie / Business suit

Oct. 17: Author Rozanne Junker to talk about "Renatus' Kayak"
Rozanne Enerson Junker's book "Renatus´ Kayak: A Labrador Inuk, an American G.I. and a Secret World War II Weather Station" is a true detective story that delves into military history, Inuit culture, wartime politics and a star-crossed love. Wednesday, October 17, 7:30 PM at the Army Officers' Mess, 149 Somerset Street West. Free admission for CNS members, $5 for non-members. The Canadian Nordic Society Distinguished Speakers series runs monthly from September to May at the Army Officers' Mess, 149 Somerset St. W., Ottawa (just east of Elgin Street) at 7:30 p.m. Some parking at the Mess is available for evening events. There is also parking available on neighbourhood streets. 24-hour parking is available a short walk away at Ottawa City Hall on Laurier Avenue.

The Army Officers' Mess has a dress code. For men, it's a sports jacket and trousers with a shirt and tie or turtleneck. For women, it's a dressy blouse or sweater and dress slacks or skirt, or a dress. Jeans are not permitted.

Members of the public are welcome to attend the Speakers Series for a $5 admission fee.

Ideas and suggestions for speakers and events are welcome. Please contact any member of the Council.

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