About Us

The Vietnamese Canadian Community of Ottawa (VCCO) is a not-for-profit organization that is completely run by volunteers.  We have been established since 2003 and have incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in November of 2009.  Each year, the VCCO organizes and offers a variety of programs, activities and events to serve  members of the community within the National Capital Region. 


  • VCCO is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, whose members are elected
  • To plan and organize cultural, health, and educational programs and activities for people of all ages within the community in the National Capital Region
  • To promote a better understanding of Vietnamese culture and heritage
  • To liaise between the Vietnamese community and other ethnic or cultural communities
  • To provide leadership and learning opportunities for youth
  • To increase the diversity of events and activities within the Ottawa community
  • To promote and deliver health and fitness programs
  • To develop volunteer and leadership capacity