Ottawa Science Fiction Society

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A club located in Ottawa, Canada, which existed in two incarnations.


The first was founded in late 1948 and was affiliated with the Canadian Science Fiction Association. Lew Holland was President, Ron Anger was secretary and Jack Bowie-Reed was Liaison Officer. It was defunct by early 1951.


The second, which sponsored Maplecon, was founded in 1977 by Marc Gerin-LaJoie. It is also known as OSFS which is pronounced "Oss-Fuss". Its clubzine is The OSFS Statement.

It started with around 150 members, but soon stabilized at 80–100. In 2012, it switched from formal monthly meetings to informal dinner meetings.

Official website

Club Website 1948
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