The Loyal Orange Association in Canada is a Christian, Patriotic, Benevolent and Protestant Society and its purpose is to:
Working Together for Family, Community and Country.
The Orange Structure is organized in a system of Lodges. "Primary Lodges" are at the local level, with District, County and Provincial Grand Lodges. These Lodges participate in their communities while assisting in the administration of the Association and carry out the policies of the National body - the Grand Orange Lodge of Canada.
Find a list of our current Lodge Executives and Officers.
One would need to review the complete history of the Protestant Reformation and the history of Britain before they could appreciate the necessity of why the Loyal Orange Association came into being. But a brief overview of the Orange Association's history is very interesting.
As in any education process, the conferring of Degrees marks the individual's progress. In the Loyal Orange Association, the conferring of Degrees is a ceremony, usually depicting a Biblical story, and is intended to educate and encourage members to strive for a high level of Christian, moral and ethical conduct in their personal lives.
A detailed directory of all Lodges found worldwide.