ANCC Western Region Attends PM’s Major Announcement Event in Surrey

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 [...]

September 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|

ANCC Representatives Met with the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, the Hon. Mary Ng

TORONTO - On Friday, Augsut 17, 2018, a delegation representing the Armenian National Committee of Canada met with Canada’s Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, the Honourable Mary Ng. The delegation included ANCC chair, Mr. Shahen Mirakian, ANCC Executive Director, Mr. Sevag Belian and ANCC National Board member, Ms. Marianne Davitjan. During the hour-long [...]

August 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Pays Respect to Genocide Victims at Armenian Genocide Monument in Vancouver

Vancouver - On Monday August 13th, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould accepted the invitation of the Armenian National Committee of Canada's Western Region and visited the Armenian Genocide Monument of Vancouver. She was accompanied by Very Rev. Fr. Karekin Shekherdemian, pastor of St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church, ANCC National [...]

August 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

ANCC Western Region Representatives Attend MP Terry Beech’s Nomination Event.

Vancouver - On Thursday, July 5th, ANCC Western Region representatives, Vahe Andonian, Meghrig Soulahian and Titar Kochkerian attended the nomination event of MP Terry Beech of Burnaby North-Seymour. Mr. Beech who was first elected to parliament in October 2015, currently serves as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast [...]

July 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

MP Harold Albrecht Highlights Situation in Artsakh. Calls on Government to Stand UP for Artsakh’s Right to Self Determination.

On Thursday, May 24th, 2018, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga and current vice-chair of the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group, Dr. Harold Albrecht (Conservative Party of Canada) read a powerful statement in the House of Commons, highlighting the current situation in Artsakh and calling on the government to uphold its people’s right to self-determination. Albrecht started [...]

May 25th, 2018|Press Release, Press Release|

MP Jean Yip Marks the Centennial of the First Republic of Armenia in a House of Commons Statement

On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt and a member of the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group, MP Jean Yip of the Liberal Party, read a statement marking the centennial of the independence of the First Republic of Armenia. In her statement, she said “Mr. Speaker, the first Republic of Armenia was established [...]

May 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

MP Don Davies Delivers a Strong Statement Calling for the Right of Self-Determination of the People of Artsakh

On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018, Member of Parliament for Vancouver-Kingsway, Mr. Don Davies of the New Democratic Party of Canada (NDP) delivered a strong and principled statement in the House of Commons, marking the 30th anniversary of the Karabakh Movement. In his statement, MP Davies informed members of the long-standing struggle of the people of [...]

May 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

100th Anniversary of the Independence of the First Republic of Armenia Celebrated on Parliament Hill

Ottawa – This year, on May 28th, Armenians worldwide will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the independence of the First Republic of Armenia, one of the most important chapters in the collective history of the Armenian people. After centuries of foreign domination, persecution and mistreatment, on May 28, 1918, Armenia re-emerged as an independent state, [...]

May 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Statement from the Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau on the Occasion of the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

On this day, we solemnly gather to commemorate the tragic loss of life among the Armenian population, which took place more than a century ago. This day honours the memory of those who unjustly lost their lives and suffered during the genocide. We pay tribute to them and their descendants, many of who now reside [...]

April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Statement by The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Official Opposition and Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, on the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Today, the world pauses in memory of the innocent Armenian lives taken 103 years ago. The Armenian people endured a degree of suffering which we can scarcely imagine, the wounds of which have still not healed. This solemn anniversary reminds us again of these events, which still reverberate in our modern world today. Under the [...]

April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|