AHEPA was founded in 1922 in Atlanta, Georgia on the principles that undergirded its fight for civil rights and against discrimination, bigotry, and hatred.
The first Canadian chapter was founded shortly afterward in 1928 in Toronto, Canada. AHEPA is the largest and oldest grassroots association of citizens of Greek heritage and Philhellenes with more than 400 chapters across Canada, United States and Europe.
To promote the ancient Hellenic ideals of education, philanthropy, civic responsibility, family and individual excellence through community service and volunteerism.
The Canadian Order of AHEPA (COA) is organized into three Districts and the National Lodge Office which is located in Ottawa. Each District has a Governor and an executive which assist local Chapters achieve their goals
George Vassilas James Hutchison Spiros Bonis Christos Argiriou