Watch a video (on YouTube) of a dance that was filmed in Ottawa and explains what contra is.
Watch another video (on Vimeo) of a dance, this time filmed in New York City, that says a little about contra music.
A series of videos showing the basic contra figures.
Les Veillées TRAD du Plateau: Québécois dancing
Ottawa Contra: bimonthly contradance. Ottawa also has a contra dance weekend called Hey Fever around Halloween.
Ooh La La: The one and only contra dance weekend in the province! Held the first weekend of July, this is a very lovely event.
Burlington: the Queen City contra. Second Friday of each month.
Mad Robin Callers Collective dance: Burlington. Fourth Friday of each month.
Danse Cadence: performance and teaching of traditional and early dance (Baroque, Renaissance, and Nouvelle-France)
The Dance Gypsy: information on North American dances for those with wanderlust
Le folklore à Montréal: English country dancing and international dancing in Montreal
Royal Scottish Country Dancing Society: the Montreal branch
Pinboard of links about how to contra
Pinboard of many useful contra dance related links
See the financial report of the current season
Updated: April 27, 2016