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Ashlar Lodge No. 564

W. Bro.
Lee Martin

W. Bro.
Timothy Denton

W. Bro. Douglas Durr
(613) 230-0961

Bytown Lodge No. 721

W. Bro. 
Earnest Nelson

V.W. Bro. Calvin Bellamy

W. Bro. Scott MacDonald
(613) 254-7451

Chaudière Lodge
No. 264

W. Bro.
Mel Walker

W. Bro. Trevor

W. Bro. Jim Gibson
(613) 233-5708

Cobden Lodge
No. 459

W. Bro.
Doug Steeves

W. Bro.
Ralf Roloff

W. Bro. Doug Schauer
(613) 732-9208

Dalhousie Lodge
No. 52

W. Bro.
Mark Bond

R.W. Bro.
David Fraser

V.W. Bro. Evan Jameson
(613) 224-9725

Defenders Lodge
No. 590

W. Bro.
Mony Hanna

Vasile Van Jurec

R.W. Bro. R.H. Clarke
(343) 880-4288

Ionic Lodge No. 526

W. Bro.
Randy Gaw

Jason Solomon

V.W. Bro. Armin Braslins
(613) 592-5961

Luxor Daylight
Lodge No. 741

W. Bro. Donald A.

R.W. Bro. George Maloley

R.W. Bro. John Saunders
(613) 258-4243

Madawaska Lodge
No. 196

W. Bro.
William Colbert

Bro. Mike Harrower

V.W. Bro. Marc Essiambre
(613) 880-9738

Pembroke Lodge
No. 128

W. Bro.
Neil Blain

Bro. Brett Legree

R.W. Bro. Derek McEwen
(613) 735-0576

Renfrew Lodge
No. 122

W. Bro. Jason Verbruggen

Bro. Kyle Miller

R.W. Bro. Peter Harbert
(613) 622-1376

The Builders'
Lodge No. 177

Ottawa Masonic Centre

W. Bro. 
Sam El Sayed

Bro. Ibrahahim Sikaawi

R.W. Bro. John Saunders
(613) 258-4243

What's Going On In District 2


For Your Calendar:

What’s going on 17 to 23 September 2018      


Monday 17 September

The Builders’ Lodge No.177

Festive Board 6:20 PM Lodge 7:30 PM
Work of the Evening

To receive the DDGM on this his first fraternal visit;

To present a 60 year pin.

To confer a Third Degree on Eligible Candidate.


Tuesday 18 September

Dalhousie Lodge No. 52

Festive Board 6:30 PM  Lodge 7:30 PM

Work of the Evening

Report on 163nd annual Communication of Grand Lodge.

Investing V. W. Bro. Michael St. Amour as Grand Pursuivant.

Proving of Bro. Luloff as a Master Mason.

Investing Officers of Lodge as necessary.

Masonic Education.


Wednesday 19 September

Luxor Lodge No. 741

Lodge 10:30 AM
Reading of summons, confirm minutes of previous meeting,
receiving communications, petitions, reports, accounts
and conducting general business.

Ballot on eligible candidate for affiliation

Lunch will follow the meeting ($20.00)


Wednesday 19 September

Defenders Lodge No. 590

Emergent Meeting 7:30 PM

Work of the Evening

To conduct a First Degree for Mr.Sookbirsingh.

Looking Ahead


Monday 24 September

The Builders’ Lodge No.177

Emergent Meeting 7:30 PM

Work of the Evening

To confer a Third Degree on an eligible Candidate.


Tuesday 18 September

Chaudière Lodge No.264

Festive Board 6:15 PM Lodge 7:30 PM

Work of the Evening:

To receive the DDGM Ottawa District 2, 
R.W. Bro. Kenneth Brinston,
on his first fraternal visit to the lodge

To ballot on applicants for initiation

To present Grand Lodge certificates,

To present Life Memberships and

To receive Masonic Education.


Saturday 29 September

Madawaska Lodge No. 196

150th Anniversary Celebration

Emergent Meeting, and Dinner

See Poster below.



New 150th Anniversary Logo of Madawaska Lodge 196


Arnprior and Madawaska lodge were created during an era when lumber and grist mills were burgeoning due to it being where the Madawaska and Ottawa rivers met, which were vital to the logging industry in those days. As an initial thought, it would be good to capture the historical significance of Madawaska River and the logging heritage in a new Masonic logo for the

lodge. The designer of this device is Bro. Colin Mackenzie of Hazeldean Lodge No 517 in Kanata, who has done many lodge logos in the district including most recently that of The Builders Lodge 177.

Symbolic Significance:

The Square and Compasses – These are the single most universally identifiable symbols of Freemasonry. When these two Masonic tools are placed together with God (the Creator) as our central focal point (just as King Solomon built God's Temple, first, and then built his house around it), peace and harmony is the result.

The Maple Leaf - Represents unity across the entire country- regardless of birthplace. It is an inclusive symbol, and the maple leaf has become a symbol of Canada's nationality and independence.

The White Pines - Arnprior has the rare advantage of being surrounded by such an enriching natural environment. The white pines were incorporated to serve as a reminder that such lush surroundings exist. They are a reminder of history, but also a symbol of peace and longevity.

Water - Aside from being a beautiful feature of Arnprior and its history, the water/river imagery is much more than its literal design. The use in the logo becomes a symbol of life and change.

Note: Grand Lodge authorized Madawaska Lodge to wear a pin bearing this logo for their sesquicentennial year.

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