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Welcome to the Swiss Club Toronto!

Check out our events list and join us at some or all of the events. We sponsor a variety of fun activities from our traditional annual theatre performance to the always-popular 1st of August celebration. You may also be interested in joining one or several of our vibrant sections to participate in a number of interesting activities.

Become a member and meet other Swiss Canadians! As a member you will receive our bi-monthly newsletter Tell Tale to keep you updated on all the upcoming events. Feel free to contact us to share information that may be of interest to the Swiss community in Greater Toronto.

In 2018, we are celebrating 100 years of the Swiss Club Toronto! To mark the occasion, we asked Torontonians what they knew about Switzerland and made the following video. Their answers might surprise you!


ANNOUNCEMENT: Open Secretary Position (immediately)

The Secretary position has been vacant since the end of 2016 and needs to be filled immediately.

Duties: The Secretary is the custodian of the permanent records of the Club and keeps acorrect journal of the Club’s proceedings. The Secretary prepares the minutes of all Board meetings, the AGM and any special meetings of the Club.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Open Membership Chairperson Position (May 2018)

Monika Rueber who has been the Membership Chairperson for many yearsdecided to step down from her position at the AGM. Therefore, we are looking for a new Membership Chairperson starting in May 2018 (after our AGM) to take over from Monika. Monika will be assisting the new chairperson for a smooth transition of the position.

Duties: The Membership Chairperson shall maintain a correct list of all Club members, including their membership classification. The Membership Chairperson is responsible for registering new members, urging renewals and the preparation of balance sheets related to membership along with related expense reports for the Treasurer. The Membership Chairperson shall ensure that the Club Newsletter is sent out in a timely manner (prepare mailing labels and envelopes), shall issue membership renewals and shall prepare news related to members; e.g. new members, special member recognition, etc., for publication in the Club’s newsletter. The Membership Chairperson shall present a membership report at the Club’s AGM, if requested to do so by the President.

 


Important message to all Swiss Citizens residing in Ontario Click here to read this message from Consulate General of Switzerland in Montreal
New Swiss Biometric Passports Since the recent introduction of the “Biometric Passport”, passport requests must be made in person in order to allow the recording of necessary biometric data which includes: a photograph of the applicant’s face and a scan of two fingerprints. More information here
 If you are a non-citizen of Canada, as of March 2016,  you  will need an Electronic Travel Authorization Form to enter Canada. You may purchase this form here.

Contact information of our Honorary Consul, Beat Guldimann:

Beat Guldimann, LLD Honorary Consul of Switzerland in Toronto 175 Bloor Street East, Suite 901 Toronto, Ontario M4W 3R8 e-mail:    toronto@honrep.ch phone:   647-295-2563