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ANCC Representatives Met with the Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Hon. Mélanie Joly

On Saturday, October 14, 2017, a delegation representing the Armenian National Committee of Canada met with Canadas Minister of Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly. During the hour-long meeting, ideas were exchanged and productive discussions took place related to ANCC's upcoming nationwide initiatives, relations with other communities and the bilateral relations between Canada and Armenia. The [...]

October 16th, 2017|News|

ANCC Western Region meets with Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Oceans Terry Beech

On Friday October 13th, ANCC (Armenian National Committee of Canada) Western Region Chairman Hagop Der Hagopian and ANCC member Titar Kochkrian met with MP and Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Oceans Terry Beech (Burnaby North-Seymour). Mr. Beech started his political career by being elected to the School Board at the age of 18, and is [...]

October 16th, 2017|News|

On the Occasion of Armenia’s Independence Day, ANCC Urges Canadian Government to Establish Diplomatic Mission in Yerevan

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) joins Armenians across the world in celebrating the 26th Anniversary of Armenia's independence. "Independence Day is an opportunity for both reflection and renewed enthusiasm. As we reflect on the past, we [...]

September 21st, 2017|News|

(Video) Humanitarian Delegation from Canada Visits Artsakh on Fact-Finding Mission

By Paula Der Matoian Horizon Weekly September 05, 2017 (STEPANAKERT, ARTSAKH) – On 29 August 2017, a humanitarian delegation from One Free World International, based in Toronto, Canada; traveled to the Republic of Artsakh on a 4-day fact-finding mission. The delegation was led by Rev. Majed El Shafie, President and co-founder of One Free World [...]

September 16th, 2017|News|

International Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

During and immediately after World War I, the atrocities committed against the Armenians of the Ottoman Empire were public knowledge. In their May 24, 1915 joint declaration, the Allied Powers, namely Great Britain, France, and Russia had accused the Young Turk regime of crimes against humanity and civilization. In 1919 the post-war Ottoman government prosecuted [...]

September 15th, 2017|Armenian Genocide|

ANCC Deeply Mourns the Loss of MP Arnold Chan

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that the Armenian National Committee of Canada mourns the loss of Arnold Chan, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt and chair of the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group. "Words could not have [...]

September 14th, 2017|News|

Canadian Parliamentary Delegation Concludes Visit to Artsakh, Reiterates Commitment to Artsakh Peace

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   September 2, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Stepanakert, Artsakh - “ On September 1, 2017, a Canadian delegation headed by Rev. Majed el-Shafie, founder and president of One Free World International, and Members of Parliament the Hon. Tony Clement and Ms. Rachael Harder— shadow ministers of Public [...]

September 2nd, 2017|News|

Canadian Delegation Discusses Bilateral Relations with Officials in Armenia and Artsakh

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   September 2, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Stepanakert, Artsakh - A Canadian delegation headed by Rev. Majed el-Shafie, founder and president of One Free World International, and Members of Parliament the Hon. Tony Clement and Rachael Harder—shadow ministers of Public Services and Procurement and the Status of [...]

September 2nd, 2017|News|

BOOK LAUNCH: “Open Wounds: Armenians, Turks and a Century of Genocide”

On September 6th and 7th, join the Armenian National Committee of Canada and the Hamazkayin Armenian Cultural and Educational Society for the launch of Dr. Viken Cheterian's newest publication, "Open Wounds: Armenians, Turks and a Century of Genocide" in Montreal and Toronto respectively. Montreal: Wednesday, September 6, 2017, 8:00 PM Armenian Community Centre of Montreal [...]

August 15th, 2017|News|

ANCC Calls Upon the Canadian Government to Immediately Halt Azerbaijani Arms Sales

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   July 26, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa- The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) is appalled to learn that the Canadian government has granted an export permit for the transfer of highly sophisticated military equipment from the Toronto-based INKAS Armored Vehicle Manufacturing over to the Republic [...]

July 26th, 2017|News, Press Release|