We believe the human mind is key to physical, mental and spiritual well-being. As such, the Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada primarily invests in research to help solve the puzzles of the mind and Learning Centres for Children with Dyslexia.

2014 Presentations:


Cheque presentation to Dr. Karen Milligan recipient of a Major Grant from the Foundation by Greg Olley, Valley of Toronto.


Cheque presentation to Hong-Shou Sun (second from right) recipient of a Major Grant from the Foundation by Terry Sleightholm, Greg Olley and Raj Sircar from the Valley of Toronto.


2013 Presentations:


Cheque presentation to Dr. Mark Woodbury-Smith, recipient of a Major Grant from the Foundation.


Ken Rutherford – COO – Executive Secretary,  Terry McLean – Director of the SRCF & Lieutenant Grand Commander, and Frank Fordham – SRCF Valley Representative Valley of Hamilton attend the Opening Ceremony of West 5th Wing at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton. The SRCF supports researchers such as Dr. Marc Woodbury-Smith with grants and awards and the Scottish Rite received a special invitation to attend the opening. Many dignitaries also attended the ceremony. This is an integrated mental health facility one of the first in Ontario. The tiles shown were created by the patients for the Opening.

Dr. Tremblay Presentation

November 29, 2013 cheque presentation to Dr. Marie-Ève Tremblay recipient of a Major Grant from the Foundation.

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Cheque presentation to Dr. Sarah Lippé (second from the left) and Dr. Else Rossignol (second from the right). Also in the photo Philippe Decelles (left), James Ross (centre) Jean Reed (right).

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Cheque presentation to Dr. Roberto Araya (second from right). Also in the photo are Jean Reed (left) Philippe Decelles (second from the left) and James Ross (right)

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James Ross presenting cheques for Major Research Grants to Dr. Carl Ernst (left frame) and Dr. Brian Chen (right frame)


Ill. Bros. Leo Smith 32° and Bob James 33° presenting a cheque to Dr. Christine Till for her major Research Grant from the Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation. Left to right – Ill. Bro. Leo Smith 32°, Ms. Austin Sye (Clinical Research Project Coordinator), Dr. Christine Till, Ill. Bro. Bob James 33°


Ill. Bro. Tim Edwards 32° (left) and Ill. Bob James 33° (right) presenting Dr. Hong-Shuo Sun the cheque for his Major Research grant from the Foundation.


Ill. Bro. Bob Scott 33° (left) and Ill. Bro. Bob James 33° (right) present Dr. Richard Bazinet, the cheque for his Major Research grant from the Foundation.