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|News, 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|News|

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|News|

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|News|

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|News|

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|News|

Official Statement of the New Democratic Party of Canada on the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Ottawa- This year marks the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Today, we remember the lives of over 1.5 million Armenians who were mercilessly killed as the world stood silent. We stand united in solidarity with members of the Armenian community in remembrance of the unconscionable suffering of those women, men and children who were [...]

April 27th, 2018|News|

Thousands Commemorate the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottawa

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa –Thousands of Canadians from across the country gathered in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 24th to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and demonstrate against the Government of Turkey’s ongoing denial of the crime. 103 years have passed since [...]

April 25th, 2018|News, Press Release|

ANCC Welcomes Parliamentary Hearings on Turkey’s Deteriorating Human Rights Situation

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) welcomes the recent decision taken by the International Human Rights Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development to discuss the current human rights situation in the Republic of [...]

April 18th, 2018|News, Press Release|

CIJA, ANCC, UCC and the Humura Association Join Efforts in Marking Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622 Ottawa – This year, on the occasion of Genocide Awareness, Condemnation and Prevention Month, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Armenian National Committee of Canada, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Rwandan Humura Association are joining efforts to organize a [...]

April 3rd, 2018|News, Press Release|