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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 of The Swiss Club Toronto and meet other Swiss Canadians at any of the activities or over dinner at the Annual General Meeting.

As a member you will receive our bi-monthly newsletter Tell Tale to keep you updated on all the upcoming events.

Check out our links for important websites about Swiss culture, tourism, and politics. You will also find a link to videos of current cultural events in Switzerland.

Share with us information that may be of interest to the Swiss community in Greater Toronto. We’d like to hear from you either by e-mail or regular mail.


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.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Open Director of Entertainment Position (May 2018)

Denise Frassini who has been the Director of Entertainment for many years decided to step down from her position at the AGM. Therefore, we are looking for a new Director of Entertainment starting in May 2018 (after our AGM) to take over from Denise.

Duties: The Director of Entertainment shall be responsible for proposing and, with Board approval, making the necessary arrangements for special events arranged by the Club; e.g. Bike & Picnic Tours, Zoo Walks, Pre-Christmas Socials, etc.

If you are interested in either of these interesting and rewarding positions, please contact the President, Sascha Frassini or any other current Board member. All contact information can be found here. Please note that as per our by-laws, all candidates for Board positions must have been a club member in good standing for at least one (1) year.


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