Scouting in Canada


Scouting in Canada

The Scout and Guide movement in Canada is served by several organizations with various supernational alignments.

WOSM member associations

In Canada, two Scouting associations cooperate for membership in the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM):

* Association des Scouts du Canada
* Scouts Canada

Canada is the only country that has more than one WOSM member association without a national federation. Scouts Canada and Association des Scouts du Canada send a joint delegation to meetings of the World Organization of the Scout Movement. This is coordinated through the Committee on Cooperation.

Affiliated to Scouts Canada are the [http://www.geocities.com/Yosemite/9247/page2.html Salvation Army Life Saving Scouts] .

WAGGGS member association

The Guiding association within the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts is Girl Guides of Canada.

UIGSE member associations

There is one association affiliated to the UIGSE, with a single group in Toronto:
* [http://www.fneexplorers.com/ Federation of North-American Explorers]

WFIS member associations

Canada provinces map
AB =Scouting in Alberta
BC =Scouting in British Columbia
SK =Scouting in Saskatchewan
MB =Scouting in Manitoba
ON =Scouting in Ontario
QC =Scouting in Quebec
NB =Scouting in New Brunswick
PE =Scouting in Prince Edward Island
NS =Scouting in Nova Scotia
NL =Scouting in Newfoundland and Labrador
YU =Scouting in Yukon
NT =Scouting in Northwest Territories
NU =Scouting in Nunavut
Scouting in Canada's provinces and territories
Canada has several associations which trace their roots to the Baden-Powell Scouts in the United Kingdom. They form the Canadian Federation of Independent Scouting, which is a member of the World Federation of Independent Scouts.

Members of the federation are

* [http://www.bpsa-bc.org/ BPSA - British Columbia]
* BPSA - Manitoba
* BPSA - Newfoundland and Labrador
* BPSA - Nova Scotia
* [http://www.webspawner.com/users/bpsasask/index.html BPSA Saskatchewan]
* [http://www.geocities.com/indscouts/index.html Independent Scouting Association]
* [http://www.traditionalexplorers.on.ca/ Traditional Explorers Association Council of Ontario]

Independent associations

There are also a number of independent Scouting associations active in Canada. Among them are
* Association de Scoutisme d'Actions
* Association des aventuriers de Baden-Powell
* BPSA Canada, which is no longer connected to the UK Baden-Powell Scouts or the above mentioned groups.
* Plast - Ukrainian Youth Association of Canada
* [http://www.zhpkanada.ca/ Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego Canada] (Polish Scouting Association in Canada Inc.), a Polish emigré organization, not connected to Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego in Poland.
* [http://www.zhr-kanada.org/ ZHR Polish Scouts of Canada]

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