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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|

ANCC Statement on Remembrance Day

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   The ultimate sacrifice, of one’s life, in defense of a nation, of peace, of freedom, is a sacrifice we must always remember and honour. Armenians who survived the Genocide and deportations from their ancestral lands early in the 20th century spread [...]

November 11th, 2017|News|

The Hon. Andrew Scheer Visits the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto

Toronto - On November 4, 2017, the Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Official Opposition and the Conservative Party of Canada visited the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto, where he was hosted by ANCC and ANCT representatives. Mr. Scheer was also joined by the Hon. Peter Kent, MP for Thornhill and Mr. Bob Saroya, MP [...]

November 6th, 2017|News|

ANCC-Western Region delegation meets with Canada’s Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan

Vancouver (BC) - On Thursday October 26th, ANCC-Western Region Chairman Hagop Deragopian and Co-Chair Vahe Andonian were present at the Liberal Party of Canada's fundraising gala entitled "An Evening with the Hon. Harjit S. Sajjan", Canada's Minister of National Defence and MP for Vancouver South. The ANCC representatives had short meetings with Honourable Harjit Sajjan, [...]

November 1st, 2017|News|

ANCC Testifies at Heritage Committee on M-103

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31st, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - On Monday, October 30, 2017, Shahen Mirakian, president of the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC), testified at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage regarding Motion-103, condemning Islamophobia. The motion that was adopted by the house [...]

October 31st, 2017|News|

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|