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ANCC Convenes Its Annual Plenary Session in Kingston

OTTAWA.- On November 17, 2019, the Armenian National Committee of Canada convened its annual plenary session, in Kingston, Ontario. After discussing the committee's work during the previous term, the meeting tabled and approved the current year's agenda and plans. The meeting held qualitative discussions, regarding ANCC’s policy priorities, highlighting the hard-won achievements, the ongoing challenges [...]

2019-11-18T15:22:13-05:00November 18th, 2019|News|

Հաղորդագրութիւն ՀՅԴ Գանատայի Հայ Դատի Շրջանային Յանձնախումբի Լիագումար Ժողովի

ՕԹԹԱՈՒԱ.- Կիրակի, 17 Նոյեմբեր 2019-ին, Օնթարիo նահանգի Քինկսթըն քաղաքին մէջ գումարուեցաւ ՀՅԴ Գանատայի Հայ Դատի Շրջանային Յանձնախումբի 2019-21 երկամեակի առաջին լիագումար նիստը, մասնակցութեամբ յանձնախումբի անդամներուն եւ ՀՅԴ Գանատայի Կեդրոնական Կոմիտէի ներկայացուցիչին: Միօրեայ ժողովը մանրամասնօրէն քննեց յանձնախումբի նախորդ միամեայ գործունէութիւնը եւ մշակեց ներկայ տարեշրջանի օրակարգն ու ծրագիրները՝ համաձայն ՀՅԴ Գանատայի 48-րդ Շրջանային Ժողովի որոշումներուն: Հայ Դատի [...]

2019-11-18T15:19:52-05:00November 18th, 2019|News|

Déclaration du CNAC à l’occasion du jour du Souvenir

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE 11 novembre, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA – Aujourd’hui, en ce Jour national du Souvenir, prenons un peu de recul de nos vies de tous les jours et commémorons solennellement la vie des braves Canadiens et Canadiennes qui se sont sacrifiés pour la défense de notre liberté,de notre dignité [...]

2019-11-11T10:03:42-05:00November 11th, 2019|News, Press Release|

ANCC Statement on Remembrance Day

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 11, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - OTTAWA – Today, on Remembrance Day, we pause and solemnly remember and honour the lives of the brave Canadian men and women who sacrificed their lives for the sake of our freedoms, dignity and shared values of justice and [...]

2019-11-11T10:02:03-05:00November 11th, 2019|Press Release|

ANCC Issues a Letter to Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer, Stéphane Perrault

OTTAWA.- Today the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC), joined the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) in sending a letter to Canada's Chief Electoral Officer, Mr. Stéphane Perrault, asking him to consider changing the date of Election Day, to avoid conflict with religious holidays. Read the full letter below; November 1, 2019 Stéphane [...]

2019-11-01T12:09:09-05:00November 1st, 2019|News|

ANCC, CIJA, DKFC and CHC Issue Joint Statement Condemning Turkey’s Ongoing Offensive in Northern Syria

October 13, 2019   PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Sevag Belian National.Office@anccanada.org (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA, October 13, 2019.- Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada, The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Democratic Kurdish Federation of Canada and the Canadian Hellenic Congress issued the following statement regarding Turkey’s ongoing offensive in northern [...]

2019-10-13T11:00:06-05:00October 13th, 2019|News, Press Release|

ANCC Strongly Condemns Turkey’s Military Attack on Syria

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA – The Armenian National Committee of Canada strongly condemns Turkey's military attack on Syria and calls on the international community to restrain Turkey from making an already dire situation immeasurably worse. Yesterday, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Chrystia [...]

2019-10-10T11:18:08-05:00October 10th, 2019|News, Press Release|

ANCC Representatives Meet Minister Mélanie Joly in Montreal

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, a delegation representing the Armenian National Committee of Canada met with Canada’s Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, the Honourable Mélanie Joly. Ahead of the Minister's visit to the annual "Sourp Hagop Kermesse", an hour-long meeting took place at the Armenian Community Centre of Montréal, where ANCC representatives [...]

2019-08-26T10:08:13-05:00August 26th, 2019|News|

Background and ANCC Position

Increasingly, Canadians are witnessing disturbing content and blatant hate speech being shared through social media and various websites that promote hateful ideologies, incite hostility, and glorify violence against many minorities in Canada. Such content in our cyber world can have grave, and in most cases, irreversible impact on certain people, especially newly settled immigrant, that [...]

2019-08-21T14:36:47-05:00August 21st, 2019|Combatting Hate and Racism in Canada|

Historical Background and ANCC Position

Samtskhe‐Javakheti is one of 12 administrative regions (provinces) in Georgia. An area of 6,400km2, it is located in the southern part of the country, bordering Armenia and Turkey. Armenians are 55% of the total population of Samtskhe‐Javakheti, are currently facing grave economic hardships, due to the isolation, and forced assimilation policies adopted by the central [...]

2019-08-21T14:20:07-05:00August 21st, 2019|Javakhk|