Canada Pakistan Association of the National Capital Region (CPA-NCR) is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1972 by a small dedicated group of Canadians of Pakistani origin got together, and formed the Canada-Pakistan Association of Ottawa-Hull. The name of the association was later changed to ‘The Canada-Pakistan Association of the National Capital Region’. Our mandate is to celebrate, preserve and promote the cultural and religious identity of Pakistan while being positive contributors to the multicultural mosaic of Canada. We celebrate 5 major events during the year: Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha, Republic Day of Pakistan, Independence Day of Pakistan and Canada Day. In addition to organizing events we also aid new immigrants settle in the National Capital Region and provide educational and volunteer opportunities for Pakistani-Canadian youth.