Vision and Commitment
The Order of Saint Lazarus, Grand Priory in Canada, is the Canadian "branch" of the international order of The Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem.
Established in 1963 as a not-for-profit, without shares corporation under Parts I and II of the Companies Act having as its initial incorporators: Hon. John Keiller Mackay, Pierre Sevegny, Frank Flavelle McEachren and James Ian Douglas, later registered as an charitable corporation on January 1979 (Registration No. 119245223RR0001), the Order of St. Lazarus, Grand Priory in Canada is a leader in providing and supporting palliative and hospice care, promoting Christian unity, and the eradication of leprosy worldwide.
Within Canada, the Grand Priory and its Commanderies and Provisional Delegations provide charitable support for:
Being a voluntary organization, the Commandery's and the Order's charitable works and projects are carried out pro bono by our membership as subject matter specialists within their given professions as advisors, facilitators and catalysts are furthered by effectively utilizing their related networks.