Overseas Friends of India Canada (OFIC) in association with Todd Doherty, Member of Parliament for Cariboo-Prince George, with the support of India Canada Association (ICA) and many other local Indo-Canadian organizations cordially invites you all to come and celebrate the Festival of Vaisakh mela on the Parliament HillRead More
The 22nd National Diwali celebration on Parliament Hill hosted by Overseas Friends of India Canada, Todd Doherty, M.P. Cariboo-Prince George, Deepak Obhrai Foundation, and Canada India Foundation was celebrated on Wednesday, October 26, 2022Read More
Under the Canada Summer Job 2022 employment program, OFIC hired three students Alina Bhatia, Vansh Sethi, and Karan Parikh. These three students worked for 8 weeks during the months of July/August under the guidance and supervision of Dr. Narinder Garg.Read More
The festival of Vaisakh Mela packed with cultural programs and entertainment was celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm and fun fairRead More
OFIC organized a gala event on the eve of the 75th year of India’s independence in Ottawa. The event was supported by the High Commission of India in Ottawa and Publisher Maneesh Media.Read More
OFIC organized a 21st National Diwali volunteer recognition dinner on March 02, 2022 at Host India East Restaurant.Read More
17th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2022, hosted by Overseas Friends of India Canada and High Commission of India, Ottawa was celebrated on January 15th. A number of VIPs joined in. There were cultural performances as well.Read More
21st National Diwali celebration on Parliament Hill (virtual) hosted by Overseas Friends of India Canada, Todd Doherty, M.P. Cariboo-Prince George, Deepak Obhrai Foundation, and Canada India Foundation was celebrated on Nov 24, 2021, via Zoom Webinar.Read More
Under the Canada Summer Job employment program, OFIC hired three students Vansh Sethi, Alina Bhatia, and Karan Parikh. These students worked during the months of July/August under the guidance and supervision of Dr. Narinder Garg.Read More
Free Private Confidential Individual (One-on-One) Counselling / Therapy sessions by licensed health care workers are still available for eligible Ontario residents. This program has been extended and it will end on May 21, 2021. Contact OFIC at [email protected] directly to register.
Sahyog with support of High Commission of India, Ottawa and in collaboration of OFIC held a webinar on the mental health issues of Indian International Students in Canada on 8th April 2021. The event was free of charge.Read More
Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2020 hosted by Overseas Friends of India Canada (OFIC) and Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber (ICOBC) was celebrated at Centurion Conference & Event center, Ottawa.Read More
Overseas Friends of India Canada in collaboration with the High Commission of India, Ottawa conducted an online Webinar (seminar) for international Indian students on May 01 from 2.00 PM to 3.20 PM.
Overseas Friends of India Canada (OFIC) and Canada India Global Forum (CIGF) organized Ayodhya Ram Mandir Bhoomi Pooja ceremony in Ottawa, Canada.
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20th National Diwali at Parliament Hill (virtual) hosted by OFIC, Todd Doherty, M.P. Prince George, Deepak Obhrai Foundation and Canada India Foundation was celebrated via Zoom. Keynote speakers were Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of the opposition and HE Ajay Bisaria HCI in Canada.Read More
Overseas Friends of India Canada (OFIC) is committed to provide continuing services to our community and vulnerable people across the city. Team OFIC made a huge food donation to Ottawa Food Bank on Sunday, December 13, 2020.Read More
A free Webinar on “Mental Health Awareness & COVID-19” by Dr Owen P. Kelly was held on Saturday, December 19, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM (EST). The webinar addressed questions and strategies related to managing the stress.
OFIC organized a National Diwali volunteer recognition dinner at East India Co., Robertson Rd. Ottawa. Recognition certificates were signed by Todd Doherty. His Excellency Mr Ajay Bisaria, High Commission of India to Canada graciously handed over the recognition certificate to each volunteer.Read More
Vaisakh, Vaisakha, Boisakh, Baisakh, Bohag, Vaikasi or Gudi Padwa is a month of the Hindu calendar that corresponds to April/May in the Gregorian calendar. It is also the first month of the Punjabi, Odia, Assamese, Bengali and Nepali calendar.Read More
Diwali known as the auspicious festival of lights, which represents the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, and good over evil was celebrated with a special tribute to Late Hon. Deepak Obhrai P.C M.P.Read More
OFIC organised a Diwali volunteer recognition dinner on Dec 12, 2019 at Host India, Montreal Road, Ottawa. All the volunteers of Diwali event, performing group leads and members of organizing committee were invited.Read More
Diwali known as the festival of lights, represents the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance and good over evil. Diwali was celebrated on Oct 30th under the guidance and inspiration of Hon. Deepak Obhrai P.C M.P.Read More
OFIC organised a volunteer recognition dinner on Nov 30 th 2018 at East India Company restaurant on Robertson Rd, Nepean. All the volunteers of Diwali event and members of organizing committee were invited.Read More
OFIC organized the 17th National Diwali volunteer “thank you get together” dinner at East India company restaurant in Bells Corner, Ottawa.Read More
Makarand Paranjape was the keynote speaker and he spoke on the topic of "Is There an Indian Way of Seeing & India’s Place in the World?".Read More
Diwali popularly known as the festival of lights was celebrated on Oct 18th under the inspiration and overall guidance of Hon. Deepak Obhrai P.C M.P. It was hosted by Overseas Friends of India (OFIC).Read More
This event focused on as to how India was transforming and improving. There were three presentations.Read More