Here’s what’s happening today
You can view our full event schedule here, but below are a few of the highlights we thought you’d enjoy the most.
Vendor Sales | Frontenac Foyer | 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Visit our vendor area and explore the Sigma Chi and Grand Chapter products that our vendors are offering.
Business Session No. 1 | Frontenac | 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Canada House | Marine Room | 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit Sigma Chi’s Canada House hospitality suite to view historical materials, pictures and artifacts, as well as to ask questions of and get recommendations from local Sigs. Be sure to check in each day, as a special event will be offered. Explore Canada House to experience all that is unique to Grand Chapter’s host country this year.
White Rose Lunch | Royal Canadian Yacht Club | 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The 2023 White Rose lunch is hosted at the Royal Canadian Island Yacht Club on Toronto Island. Yachting and sailing have been hosted from the island since 1852. The club, which has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Platinum Yacht Clubs in the World, serves both as a recreational yachting club and, in the British tradition, as an unofficial auxiliary of the Royal Navy in the defense of the waters of Lake Ontario.
Registrants for this event should meet in the lobby of the Westin at 10:30 a.m. to walk together to the water taxi to the island. Guests can expect to enjoy amazing water views, lunch and some fun surprises.
Dress code: The Royal Canadian Yacht Club has a dress code that is available here. We encourage you to wear smart country club attire or sundresses. Please no jeans, athletic wear, gym clothes, cutoffs, wetsuits or graphic T-shirts.
Business Session No. 2 | Frontenac | 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
2022-2023 Order of Constantine Induction | Metropolitan Centre | 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a special induction ceremony honoring members of the Order of Constantine’s 2022 and 2023 induction classes. Induction to the Order of Constantine is considered to be the International Fraternity’s highest honor, and is reserved only for those members who have demonstrated 20 or more years of exemplary volunteer service to Sigma Chi.
Dress code: Business casual. Attendees should not wear shorts or sandals. Jacket, sport coat and slacks or formal military attire is recommended for Order of Constantine inductees. Honorees will be photographed during this event.
Canada House 100th Reception | Harbour Ballroom | 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Generously sponsored by 72nd Grand Consul Tim Sanderson, WESTERN 1985; Mark McKay, WATERLOO 1987; the Dalhousie-St. Mary’s house corporation and the Halifax Alumni Chapter, this reception honors the 100th anniversary Sigma Chi in Canada. This special event within Sigma Chi’s Canada House hospitality suite will provide guests with a special opportunity to sample traditional Canadian foods and beverages. View historical materials, pictures and artifacts and experience all that is unique to Grand Chapter’s host country this year.
Dress code: Casual
Today’s weather calls for clear skies and a high of 21°C/70°F degrees with a 49-percent chance of precipitation. Visit weather.com for the latest local forecast information.
On Tap in Canada House
Come checkout the Sigma Chi Grand Auction memorabilia in Canada House, and join us in the Harbour Ballroom at 7 p.m. for finale of celebrating 100 years of Sigma Chi in Canada featuring a live DJ, Canadian food stations and a cash bar
Daily featured cocktail: Slocum Maple Smash
In Case You Missed It…
Here are a few of our photo highlights from yesterday.