Surrey, BC – On Tuesday, September 4, ANCC National Board member, Mr Vahe Andonian attended a special event at Simon Fraser University in Surrey, BC, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and BC Premier John Horgan made a major announcement regarding the future of public transit in Metro Vancouver. Mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Surrey Linda Hepner and many members of federal and provincial parliaments were also in attendance.
During the event, Mr. Andonian had the opportunity to meet with MLA Bruce Ralston, MP Joe Peschisolido and MP Dan Ruimy, amongst others. During his conversations, Mr. Andonian welcomed the PM’s new announcement and had the opportunity to discuss some of ANCC’s upcoming initiatives and top policy priorities with the members of provincial and federal parliaments. Mr. Andonian also reminded the members of the Prime Ministers upcoming visit to Armenia to participate in the XVIIe Summit of the Organization of La Francophonie. He specifically emphasized the importance of this event for the Armenian-Canadian community and its great potential in further advancing the bilateral ties between Canada and Armenia.