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|

Remembering Hrant Dink

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – January 19, 2018 marks the 11th anniversary of the assassination of prominent Turkish-Armenian Journalist and editor-in-chief of the bilingual Agos Newspaper, Hrant Dink. Dink was assassinated on January 19, 2007, in front of his newspaper’s office in Istanbul, triggering [...]

January 19th, 2018|Press Release|

Se souvenir de Hrant Dink

- Communiqué de presse- 19 Janvier 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – Le 19 janvier 2018 marquera le 11ème anniversaire de l’assassinat de Hrant Dink, journaliste et rédacteur en chef du journal bilingue turco-arménien Agos. Dink a été assassiné le 19 janvier 2007 devant les bureaux du journal à Istanbul, soulevant une [...]

January 19th, 2018|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|

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|

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|

ANCC delegation attends BC Premier John Horgan’s swearing-in ceremony at Government House in Victoria

July 19, 2017 Victoria, BC - On Tuesday July 18th, by special invitation, ANCC Western Region representatives Vahe Andonian and Hagop Der Agopian attended Government House in Victoria, home of the Lieutenant Governor, for the  swearing-in ceremony of British Columbia’s 36th Premier, Hon. John Horgan and his cabinet. During the ceremonies, long-time friend of the [...]

July 19th, 2017|News, Press Release|