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|

Civil society organizations mark Genocide Remembrance Month; call on Government of Canada to combat online hate, expedite refugee process for most at risk, and formally recognize the Romani Genocide

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Martin Sampson, CIJA msampson@cija.ca 613-219-3500 OTTAWA, April 10, 2019—In recognition of Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation, and Prevention Month, a coalition of civil society organizations are joining together to solemnly commemorate and condemn acts of genocide and recommit to working together to prevent genocide. Events are scheduled to take place in [...]

2019-04-10T13:42:33-05:00April 10th, 2019|News, Press Release|

Des organismes de la société civile soulignent le Mois de la commémoration, de la condamnation et de la prévention du génocide; ils demandent au gouvernement du Canada de lutter contre la haine en ligne, d’accélérer le processus de détermination du statut de réfugié pour les personnes les plus à risque et de reconnaître officiellement le génocide des Roms

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE Renseignements: Martin Sampson, CIJA msampson@cija.ca 613-219-3500   OTTAWA, le 10 avril 2019 – Dans le cadre du Mois de la commémoration, de la condamnation et de la prévention du génocide, des organismes de la société civile se réunissent pour commémorer et condamner solennellement les actes de génocide et réaffirmer leur engagement [...]

2019-04-10T13:45:38-05:00April 10th, 2019|News, Press Release|

Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 9, 2019                                                              Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - This week, the Armenian National Committee of Canada is joining the Rwandan Tutsi community in Canada and around the world to solemnly commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. “As [...]

2019-04-09T14:07:33-05:00April 9th, 2019|News, Press Release|

The “Parliamentary Friends of the People of Artsakh” Holds its Inaugural Meeting in Ottawa

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 20, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - On Tuesday, March 19th, the inaugural meeting of the “Parliamentary Friends of the People of Artsakh” was held in Ottawa, with the presence of various members of parliament and representatives of the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC). “In [...]

2019-03-20T10:10:44-05:00March 20th, 2019|News, Press Release|

Déclaration du CNAC à l’occasion du 31e anniversaire du massacre de Sumgait

-COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE- POUR DIFFUSION IMMÉDIATE 28 février, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Le Comité national arménien du Canada se joint aujourd'hui aux Arméniens du monde entier pour se rappeler solennellement des pogroms de masse systématique commis par les forces nationalistes azerbaïdjanaises contre la population arménienne pacifique de Sumgait, il y [...]

2019-02-28T12:06:06-05:00February 28th, 2019|News, Press Release|

ANCC Statement on the 31st Anniversary of the Sumgait Massacre

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2019                                                                  Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa — Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada joins Armenians around the world in solemnly remembering the systematic mass pogroms committed by Azerbaijani nationalist forces against the peaceful Armenian population of Sumgait, thirty-one years ago. The [...]

2019-02-28T11:57:40-05:00February 28th, 2019|News, Press Release|