New! Dance Classes starting on Sunday May 1, 2016

We are pleased to announce that we will be offering FREE dance classes on Sundays starting May 1st and every Sunday onward (with the exception of Mother’s Day May 8th NO CLASS). We are kicking off with a women’s Zumba class. Ladies please join us and bring your friends for an hour of fun and fitness!! Refreshments will be provided.

For the future dance classes we will be offering traditional Khmer dance lessons to everyone and to all ages. Please contact us to register yourself and/or your kids! or call 819-930-3459.CAOV_Zumba_May 1

2016 Khmer New year

We are pleased to welcome another special guest singer. Please see our updated flyer and share!!

Please join us on April 9, 2016 for the annual Cambodian New Year celebration. We have a new location this year at the Marconi Centre  at 1026 Baseline Rd. If you would like to volunteer for this event please contact us at or on our Facebook page. Hope to see you there!!


Interested in having your immigration story filmed and documented?

Hello everyone!

CAOV is participating in a very exciting upcoming project. We are looking for one individual who is available sometime between December 1-5 to share their immigration experience. This story will be filmed and documented and used in an exhibit in The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Please see the poster below. museum

Looking for instructors

Are you passionate about the Cambodian arts and culture? Would you like to see it revitalized within the Ottawa-Gatineau community?

CAOV is currently looking for arts and culture instructors. If you have had any past experiences, please send us a message and join us in working to enhance the arts and culture scene within our community.

Tabitha Fun Walk & Run for Nokor Tep Women’s Hospital

The Tabitha Foundation in Cambodia is hosting a Fun Walk & Run in Ottawa on September 27th at the Pinhey Forest Trails (behind the Nepean Sportsplex).

Funds raised will go towards the completion of the first women’s hospital in Cambodia – the Nokor Tep Hospital (date of completion: January 2016). Join the cause – sign up and fundraise in the support of women’s health.

For more information:

Event Link:

Tabitha Foundation:




Cambodian Family Picnic 2015

Dear Community Members,
On behalf of the Cambodian Association of Ottawa-Valley, I would like to invite you to join us for our Annual Community Picnic on Saturday August 15, 2015 from 11:00am to 5:00pm at Andrew Hayden Park.
There will be music, food, and games! If you want to share your voice with some karaoke singing, please bring karaoke DVDs.
The CAOV team is always looking for new members and volunteers. If you are looking for some volunteer hours, please contact us for more information. The picnic is your chance to get involved with our community!
We look forward to seeing you at the picnic!
Darren Touch
President, Cambodian Association of Ottawa Valley

តាងនាមយើងខ្ញុំជាសហការីរបស់សមាគមខ្មែរតំបន់អូត្តាវ៉ា-ហ្គាទីណូទាំងអស់ សូមគោរពអញ្ជើញបងប្អូន ទាំងអស់មកចូលរួម សហគមន៏ខ្មែរពិកនិកប្រចាំឆ្នាំ ដែលធ្វើនៅថ្ងៃទី ១៥ សីហា ឆ្នាំ២០១៥ខាងមុខនេះ ។
កម្មវិធីចាប់ផ្តើមពីម៉ោង ១១ព្រឹកទៅដល់ម៉ោង៥ល្ងាច នៅ Andrew Hayden Park ដោយមាន បទចំរៀងខ្មែរ (ខារ៉ាអូខេ) ម្ហូបអាហារ ល្បែងកីឡា (បាល់ទះ ប៊ូល សី) និង ល្បែងប្រជាប្រីយផ្សេងៗ ដើម្បីជាសន្តាប់នឹងកំសាន្តតាមការគួរ ។
សមាគមយើងតែងតែស្វែងរកសមាជិកថ្មី ហើយនិងក្រុមអាសាស្ម័គ្រ ដើម្បីមកជួយ
ការងារសមាគមយើង។ បើបងប្អូនមានបំណងចូលរួម សូមមេត្តាទាក់ទងមកសហការីយើង ។
សូមបងប្អូនទាំងអស់មកចូលរួមឲ្យបានកុះករ ។ សូមអរគុណ ៕
ប្រធានសមាគមខែ្មរអូត្តាវ៉ា ហ្គាទីណូ
ទូច ដារិន


CAOV Information

Dear Community Members:

This is a reminder that our Annual General Members Meeting and Board of Directors Election will be taking place on Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 11:00am  – 2:00pm at Tom Brown Arena (141 Bayview Road)

The Annual General Members Meeting will be chaired by the 2nd Vice-President, Darren Touch. The Election will be chaired by the Nomination Committee’s Chief Electoral Officer, Mr. Chamroeun Lay.

Annual General Members Meeting

The meeting will be chaired by the 2nd Vice-President, Darren Touch, and will operate under Robert’s Rule of Order.

Agenda for the Special Meeting 

1      Call to Order
2      Acceptance of the Agenda
3      Adoption of the Previous Minutes
4      Correspondences
5      Introductions/ Updates by the President
6      Updates by the Vice-President(s)
7      Financial
8      Election
9      New Business


Board of Directors Election

 Below you will find:

1) List of the CAOV Election Candidates
2) CAOV Election Procedures

***In order to vote/ participate in the upcoming election, registration must have been received 30 days prior to the Election***

To ensure you are a voting member, you can verify by emailing:

Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact either the 2nd Vice-President at, or the Chief Electoral Officer at


Thank you all for your interest in CAOV.


Samnang Eam

Darren Touch
2nd Vice-President

Chamroeun Lay
Chair of CAOV Election Committee
Tel: (613) 789 4338,
 Fax: (613) 789 3574,