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ANCC Highlights the Alarming Situation of the Rohingya Community in Annual Statement on Human Rights Day

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa — The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) joins with all Canadians in marking International Human Rights Day and the 69th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on Genocide. As an organization that has been at the forefront [...]

December 9th, 2017|News|

Hon. Andrew Scheer’s Message for “Canadian Stories: Our Shared Experiences”

December 3, 2017 I am pleased to extend my warmest personal greetings to everyone attending Canadian Stories: Our Shared Experiences over 150 Years. I was heartened to learn about this innovative conference, which will examine the history of Genocide experiences, Canada’s response to them and our country’s ongoing commitment to multiculturalism and human rights.  I [...]

December 4th, 2017|News|

Minister of Canadian Heritage, Hon. Mélanie Joly’s Message for “Canadian Stories: Our Shared Experiences”

December 3, 2017   Welcome to all those taking part in the “Canadian Stories: Our Shared Experience Over 150 Years” conference. Diversity is one of our country’s greatest strengths. This diversity—the many cultures, backgrounds and perspectives reflected in our communities—continues to enrich and inspire us. This year, as we mark Canada 150, we have a [...]

December 4th, 2017|News|

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Message for “Canadian Stories: Our Shared Experiences”

December 3, 2017 Dear Friends: I am pleased to extend my warmest greetings to everyone attending Canadian Stories: Our Shared Experience over 150 Years. This event, organized by the Armenian National Committee of Canada and the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium, is being held simultaneously in Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, and video conferenced across the [...]

December 4th, 2017|News|

Jewish, Ukrainian, Armenian, Greek and Rwandan Communities From Coast to Coast Unite in Sharing Past and Building Future Together

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 4, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Toronto — Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation in their own unique way Jewish, Ukrainian, Armenian, Greek and Rwandan communities came together on December 3 in a one-day Conference on Genocide, Multiculturalism and Human Rights. Organized by the Armenian National [...]

December 4th, 2017|Press Release|

Déclaration du CNAC à l’occasion du 84ième commémoration du Holodomor

- Communiqué de presse- 25 novembre, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) se joint aux Ukrainiens du Canada et du monde entier pour commémorer le 84e anniversaire de l'Holodomor. Entre 1932 et 1933, aux mains du régime soviétique répressif, des Ukrainiens innocents ont été victimes [...]

November 25th, 2017|News|

ANCC Statement on the 84th Anniversary of the Holodomor

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 25, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA.- The Armenian National Committee of Canada, joins Ukrainians in Canada and around the world in commemorating the 84th anniversary of the Holodomor. Between 1932-33, at the hands of the repressive Soviet regime, innocent Ukrainians were subjected to forced starvation and [...]

November 25th, 2017|News|

MP Bryan May Becomes Chair of the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 22, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - On November 21, 2017, the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group (CAPFG) held its annual general meeting in Ottawa, where MP Bryan May of Cambridge was elected as its new chair. This was the first meeting of the friendship group after [...]

November 22nd, 2017|News|

Armenian Defence Minister Vigen Sargsyan Visits Armenian Genocide Memorial in Vancouver

(Armradio) - An Armenian delegation led by Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan arrived in Canada in the evening of November 14 to participate in the 2017 UN Peacekeeping Defense Ministerial in Vancouver. This conference, which is the largest gathering of Defense Ministers dedicated to UN Peacekeeping, features more than 500 representatives from 80 countries. Before the [...]

November 15th, 2017|News|

Conference to Examine Genocide, Multiculturalism and Human Rights

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - In celebration of the sesquicentennial of Canada's confederation, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC), in collaboration with the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC) has organized a one-day multi-disciplinary conference, "Canadian Stories: Shared Experiences Over 150 Years". The [...]

November 13th, 2017|News|