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|

ANCC Statement on Holocaust Remembrance Day

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) joins Jewish communities in Canada and around the world in solemnly marking Yom HaShoah, the Holocaust Remembrance Day. Over seven decades have passed since the unspeakable horrors of the Holocaust. A [...]

2019-05-01T10:21:37-05:00May 1st, 2019|News, Press Release|

Déclaration du CNAC à l’occasion du jour du souvenir de l’Holocauste

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE 1er mai, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - Le Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC) se joint aujourd'hui aux communautés juives du Canada et du monde entier pour marquer solennellement le Yom HaShoah, jour de la commémoration de l'Holocauste. Plus de sept décennies se sont écoulées [...]

2019-05-01T10:19:35-05:00May 1st, 2019|News, Press Release|

Statement by the Mr. Jagmeet Singh in observation of Armenian Genocide Memorial Day

April 24, 2019 Dear Friends, This year marks the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Today is a day of remembrance and commemoration, and a reminder of the years when the world remained silent as over 1.5 million Armenians were killed. Today is a day to grieve for the lives of the men, women, and [...]

2019-04-26T12:51:03-05:00April 26th, 2019|News|

Statement by the Hon. Andrew Scheer in observation of Armenian Genocide Memorial Day

APRIL 24, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, issued the following statement on Armenian Genocide Memorial Day: “Today, marks the sombre anniversary of the Armenian genocide, or Medz Yeghern, which began 104 years ago. In this atrocity, about 1.5 million innocent Armenian men, women, and children [...]

2019-04-26T12:49:10-05:00April 26th, 2019|News|

Statement by the Prime Minister in observation of Armenian Genocide Memorial Day

Ottawa, Ontario - April 24, 2019 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement: “Today, we join Armenian communities in Canada and around the world to honour the memory of the victims of the Armenian genocide, a dark chapter in human history which must never be forgotten. “Although more than a century has [...]

2019-04-26T12:47:21-05:00April 26th, 2019|News|

ANCC Testifies at Justice Committee on Online Hate

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - On Thursday, April 11, 2019, Shahen Mirakian, president of the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC), testified at the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights regarding their ongoing study on how to combat online hate [...]

2019-04-12T14:14:08-05:00April 12th, 2019|News, Press Release|

CNAC témoigne devant le Comité de justice sur la haine en ligne

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE 12 avril, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - Le jeudi 11 avril 2019, Shahen Mirakian, président du Comité national arménien du Canada (CNAC), a témoigné devant le Comité permanent de la justice et des droits de la personne de la Chambre des communes au sujet de [...]

2019-04-13T10:16:22-05:00April 12th, 2019|News, Press Release|