Azeri Ax-Murderer Promoted to the Rank of Lieutenant Colonel

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA, Canada— Fourteen Years after murdering Armenian lieutenant Gurgen Margaryan with an axe, Azeri Lieutenant, Ramil Safarov is now promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel, instead of facing trial and apprehension in his home country of Azerbaijan. On February 18, [...]

February 19th, 2018|News, Press Release|

“Afrin… Erdogan’s Latest Victim” – ANCC Statement on the Ongoing Situation in Afrin

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Since Turkey’s January 20th attack on Syria’s Northwestern city of Afrin, the situation in the predominantly Kurdish populated area is worsening at a rapid race, with threats issued by Erdogan that he plans to move the offensive even further [...]

February 16th, 2018|News, Press Release|

The Struggle Continues for a Free Artsakh… ANCC’s Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the “Karabakh Movement”

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Today marks the 30th anniversary of the "Karabakh Movement", the very movement that courageously tore down the Soviet walls of silence to grant the people of Artsakh (formerly known as Nagorno-Karabakh) the freedom and dignity that they continue to [...]

February 13th, 2018|News, Press Release|

Two Toronto Men Involved in Pro-Erdogan Brawl Still Not Apprehended.

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 3, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa — Two Toronto men of Turkish origin, Ahmet Dereci and Mahmut Sami Ellialti, who were charged with assault for attacking peaceful anti-Erdogan protesters in Washington DC last summer, have not yet been arrested, reported the Toronto Star in an article [...]

January 3rd, 2018|News, Press Release|

Hon. Tony Clement Calls for Artsakh Peace in Parliament

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa — Yesterday, on the occasion of International Human Rights Day, the Hon. Tony Clement of the Conservative Party of Canada, delivered a timely and principled statement in the House of Commons, calling for peace and security in Artsakh, while harshly [...]

December 12th, 2017|News, Press Release|

Journée des droits de l’homme: Le CNAC souligne la situation alarmante des Rohingya dans sa déclaration annuelle

- Communiqué de presse- 9 décembre 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Le 10 décembre 2017, le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) se joint à tous les Canadiens pour souligner la Journée internationale des droits de la personne et le 69ème anniversaire de l'adoption de la Convention des Nations Unies sur [...]

December 9th, 2017|News|

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|