Madawaska Lodge No 196 is pleased to announce the candidacy of Worshipful Brother Michael Nagrodski
for the position of
District Deputy Grand Master (DDGM) of Ottawa District 2

The election of the DDGM will take place at Grand Lodge this summer.  All candidates must be in possession of a Certificate of Completion of the course known as "Past Masters Course" as offered by the College of Freemasonry. A candidate who is elected is subject the approval and confirmation by the Grand Master (Book of Constitution Sections 50 -52)

Building Fire Inspections are required!
Please ensure that your Temple Board is taking action to ensure that your building is up to date and up to code! 

Ottawa District 2 is one of the 43 districts under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons of Canada in the Province of Ontario, which oversees in our province the world's oldest (3,000 years old) and largest (6 million members worldwide) fraternity - Freemasonry.

Freemasons believe that through a common dedication to a Supreme Being and core principles, good men may be made better.

This web site provides comprehensive information of the programs and activities of the 13 constituent lodges of Ottawa District 2.

For similar information about Ottawa District 1 see

For information about Prince Hall Masonry, see

For information of lodges and activities in the greater Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec region, go to


District Deputy Grand Master

R.W. Bro. Robert H. Clarke

626 Tourelle Drive

Ottawa, ON K4A 3H4

res: 613-824-9047 


District Secretary

W. Bro. Jeff Noseworthy

588 Dickinson Avenue

Ottawa, ON K1V 7J4

res: 613-526-4241

        Photos above: Courtesy of RW Bro Jeff Barrie, Madawaska Lodge

Communications ....

For Your Calendar ....

Click here or on the image above to view Ottawa District 2 activities listed by date.

This calendar is maintained by Bro. Mikey Reiach. To add or change any listing, email the details to Bro. Reiach

For more events, click on the 'Trestleboard' tab at the top of the page.

Noteworthy Events ...

Bro. Thomas Lumby of
Ionic Lodge No. 526
receives his 80 Years a Mason Pin
and certificates. November 1st, 2016

Bro. Lumby with the Grand Master, Most Worshipful Brother John C. Green

Bro. Lumby received one certificate from the Grand Lodge of Saskatchewan, and one certificate from the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario commemorating his long service to the Craft


DDGM Ottawa District 2 presenting Bro. Lumby with his service pin.

R.W. Bro. Charles Singh, Worshipful Master of Ionic Lodge
presents Bro. Lumby with his commemorative pin.

L - R: Worshipful Master, DDGM, GM, Bro. Lumby, R.W. Bro. Paul Todd DGM, R.W. Bro. J.P. Johnson Grand Director of Ceremonies, and
V.W. Bro. Armin Braslins, Secretary of Ionic Lodge.

Photo credit: Madison Bolland

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Now open to all Masters Masons!

Receive regular communication from the OMA, support its coordinating activities and cement your participation in this excellent cohort.

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Masonic Foundation:
Donations On-line
Bursaries and more

The Masonic Foundation of Ontario has introduced a feature to it's web site that enables donors to make a contribution on-line.

For full details, click here to link to the MFO web site.

Members with relatives attending Ontario universities and colleges may be eligible for a bursary funded by the Masonic Foundation.

This support is available through the Financial Awards Officers of the respective institution.

More details can be found on the Masonic Foundation web site, and details of last year's distribution is in the Annual Report of the Foundation.

Click here for guidelines for submitting information for posting on the District Web Site

Last updated: April 9, 2017



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