UELAC - United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada


Business Number: 108102690RR0002

About This Charity

Our Mission

To preserve, promote and celebrate the history and traditions of the Loyalist epoch in Canadian history by:

1. Uniting in a Canadian associatiion the descendants of thos families who, during the American Revolutionary war, sacrificed all to retain their loyalty to the British Crown, and others who cherish the Loyalist Heritage.

2. Collecting and cataloguing portraits, documents, books, weapons, flags, clothing and all other articles relating to the United Empire Loyalists.

3. Publishing an historical and family research journal, books and newlsetters as well as educational resource materials and encouraging scholarship and publication about Loyalist history and demography.

4. Erecting, constructing and repairing buildings, monuments and memorials in Canada to perpetuate the memory of the United Empire Loyalists.

5. Increasing public awareness of the Loyalist contriubtion to Canada and preserving, defending and promoting Loyalist heritage within Canadian society, by developing and participating in projects and activities which honour and celebrate the memory of the United Empire Loyalists.

6. Defending and promoting the values and institutions fundamental to Canada's United Empire Loyalist heritage and, in particular, the Constitutional Monarchy, the Commonwealth, Parliamentary Government, the Rule of Law, Human Rights and Unity.

About Our Charity

The United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada came into being with a Federal Charter, passed by Parliament on May 27th, 1914. Now with 27 branches across Canada, UELAC strives to enrich the lives of Canadians through fostering public awareness of our national history, and, in particular, of the United Empire Loyalists and their contributions to Canada, while also celebrating their memory and perpetuating their heritage as an integral part of the Canadian identity. Donations may be made to the General Fund, Memorial Fund, Scholarship Fund or a specified fund managed by UELAC.