The Polar Bear

polarbearIn the United States, where Scottish Rite Masonic bodies have successfully operated Learning Centres for several years, the symbol is a teddy bear.  Being Canadian, home of the north, when the first Learning Centre was opened in London ON, the polar bear was chosen.  Between his paws the Polar Bear holds the symbol of the Scottish Rite Charitable Foundation of Canada, the foundation initiated, and supports, Learning Centres throughout Canada.