Se souvenir de Hrant Dink

- Communiqué de presse- 18 janvier 2017 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – Le 19 janvier 2017 marquera le 10e 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, 2017|Press Release|

Azerbaijan Continues to Disturb the Peace Process in the South Caucasus

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 30, 2016                                                                         Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) strongly condemns Azerbaijan’s unprovoked attempt of a subversive cross-border attack against the Armenian town of Chinari that took place during the early of hours of December 29th. The attack [...]

December 30th, 2016|News, Press Release|

ANCC Statement on the Occasion of International Human Rights Day and Genocide Convention Adoption Day

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   December 10, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada joins with all Canadians in celebrating International Human Rights Day and in marking the 68th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on Genocide. As an organization that has been [...]

December 10th, 2016|Press Release|

Azerbaijan Continues to Deny the Destruction of Religious and Cultural Heritage of Armenians

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) is marking the 11th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s destruction of the historic Armenian cemetery of Djulfa by calling on the Canadian government to hold Azerbaijan accountable for the systematic destruction of Armenian historical, [...]

December 8th, 2016|Press Release|

Joint ANC International and ANCC Delegation Meet the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 14, 2016                                                                         Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622                                                                                                                            Ottawa - On Monday, November 14, 2016, a joint delegation of the Armenian National Committee International Council (ANC International) and the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC), headed by ANC International Chair, Mr. Hagop Der Khatchadourian, [...]

November 14th, 2016|Press Release|

Remembering Today… ANCC Statement on Remembrance Day

REMEMBERING TODAY…   -PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2016 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 [...]

November 11th, 2016|Press Release|

Pro-Kurdish HDP Party Leaders Illegally Detained in Turkey

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   November 4, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada is deeply concerned regarding the recent detainment and arrest of Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ, co-chairs of Turkey's pro-Kurdish HDP (Halkların Demokratik Partisi) party. Demirtaş and Yüksekdağ were illegally arrested along with 9 other HDP [...]

November 4th, 2016|News, Press Release|

“Acts of Conscience: Armin T. Wegner and the Armenian Genocide” Premieres in Montreal

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 30, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622 Montreal – In partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), on October 29th, 2016, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) co-organized the premiere of the museum’s new film about the Armenian genocide, “Acts of Conscience: Armin T. Wegner [...]

October 30th, 2016|News, Press Release|

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights Premieres New Film in Toronto About Armenian Genocide

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   October 17, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Toronto – In partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), on October 13th, 2016, the Armenian National Committee of Canada co-organized the premiere of the museum’s new film about the Armenian genocide, “Acts of Conscience: Armin T. Wegner [...]

October 19th, 2016|Press Release|

One of the last Armenian Genocide Survivors in Canada Passes Away in Montreal

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (905) 329-8526   Ottawa – On September 26, 2016, one of the last survivors of the Armenian Genocide in Canada, Keghetsik Hagopian-Zourikian, passed away in Montreal, at age 107. Keghetzik Hagopian-Zourikian was born in Bursa, near Constantinople in 1909. In 1915, after losing her [...]

October 19th, 2016|Press Release|