25th Anniversary of the Republic of Armenia’s Independence Celebrated on Parliament Hill

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (905) 329-8526   Ottawa – Today, September 21st marks the 25th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia. Armenians in Canada and across the globe will celebrate this important milestone for a new republic and an ancient nation. Over the past quarter [...]

September 21st, 2016|Press Release|

Le Parlement canadien marque le 25e anniversaire de l’indépendance d’Arménie

21 Septembre, 2016 Contact: Sevag Belian (905) 329-8526   Ottawa – Le 21 septembre 2016, marque le 25e anniversaire de l’indépendance de la République d’Arménie. Les Arméniens du Canada et du monde entier fêteront collectivement ce jalon historique pour une jeune république mais une nation millénaire. Dès les premiers jours, le Canada et les Canadiens [...]

September 21st, 2016|Press Release|

25th ANNIVERSARY OF ARTSAKH (NAGORNO-KARABAKH REPUBLIC) INDEPENDENCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   September 2, 2016      25th Anniversary of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) Independence   Ottawa – Today, September 2nd, 2016, marks the 25th anniversary of Artsakh's declaration of independence. Armenians in Canada and across the globe will celebrate this significant milestone, while reflecting on 25 years of continued struggle and democratic nation [...]

September 2nd, 2016|Press Release|

THE ARMENIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF CANADA MOURNS THE DEATH OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST, ELIE WIESEL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   July 5, 2016     THE ARMENIAN NATIONAL COMMITTEE OF CANADA MOURNS THE DEATH OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST, ELIE WIESEL   Ottawa – It was with deep sadness and sorrow that the Armenian National Committee of Canada learned about the passing of Holocaust survivor, genocide scholar and Nobel Peace [...]

July 5th, 2016|Press Release|

GERMANY JOINS CANADA CONDEMNING ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 2, 2016     GERMANY JOINS CANADA CONDEMNING ARMENIAN GENOCIDE   The Armenian National Committee of Canada commends Germany’s Parliament (“Bundestag”) for its overwhelming vote today in favour of a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide by Ottoman Turkey. This resolution, as well as the ones recognized by Canada and other countries, gives [...]

June 2nd, 2016|Press Release|

PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU STATEMENT ON ARMENIAN GENOCIDE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2016   PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU STATEMENT ON ARMENIAN GENOCIDE   Ottawa – In his inaugural year in office, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau released a statement commemorating the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. In a statement dated April 24, 2016 which he shared with the Armenian National Committee of [...]

April 22nd, 2016|Press Release|

THOUSANDS TO COMMEMORATE THE 101ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE IN OTTAWA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 20, 2016   THOUSANDS TO COMMEMORATE THE 101ST ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE IN OTTAWA   Ottawa –Thousands of Canadians from   across the country will gather in Ottawa on Sunday   , April 24th  to commemorate the 101st  anniversary of the  Armenian Genocide a nd demonstrate against the Governm ent of [...]

April 20th, 2016|Press Release|

ANCC Calls Upon Canadian Government to Immediately Condemn Azerbaijani Aggression against Nagorno Karabakh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 2, 2016   ANCC Calls Upon Canadian Government to Immediately Condemn Azerbaijani Aggression against Nagorno Karabakh   Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) is calling upon the Canadian government to immediately condemn the unprovoked attack by Azerbaijani forces on positions along the entire border with Nagorno Karabakh [...]

April 2nd, 2016|Press Release|

April is Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month Ottawa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 1, 2016 On April 24, 2015, the House of Commons passed Motion M587 with all party support. Motion M587 recalls that Canada has officially recognized four genocides (the Holocaust, the Holodomor, the Rwandan Tutsi Genocide and the Armenian Genocide) and that three of these genocides have a memorial day in [...]

April 1st, 2016|Press Release|

Statement on the Occasion of the Anniversary of the Axe Murder during NATO Sponsored Course

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   February 23, 2016 Statement on the Occasion of the Anniversary of the Axe Murder during NATO Sponsored Course Ottawa – The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) reminds the international community of the horrific axe murder of Armenian lieutenant Gurgen Margaryan , committed by Azerbaijani lieutenant Ramil Safarov during a [...]

February 23rd, 2016|Press Release|