NDP Statement on Armenia’s Anniversary of Independence

September 21st, 2018 Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: “Today, the Armenian community in Canada, and around the world, is celebrating the Republic of Armenia’s Independence Day. Canada is one of only 29 countries that recognize the Armenian Genocide that began in 1915 – and claimed more than a million lives. [...]

2018-09-22T13:03:55+00:00September 22nd, 2018|News|

The Hon. Andrew Scheer, the Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, issues statement to mark Armenian Independence Day

SEPTEMBER 21, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, issued the following statement on Armenian Independence Day: “Twenty seven years ago today, Armenian citizens voted in favour of full independence, ending decades of Soviet Communist oppression. “Canada is home to a hardworking Armenian community and our two [...]

2018-09-22T09:17:38+00:00September 21st, 2018|News|

Prime Minister to travel to Armenia to attend the XVII Francophonie Summit

Ottawa, Ontario - September 21, 2018 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today announced that he will travel to Yerevan, Armenia, from October 11 to 13, to attend the XVII Francophonie Summit and take part in a bilateral visit. The theme of this year’s Summit is “Living together in solidarity, shared humanistic values, and respect for diversity: [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00September 21st, 2018|News|

Statement by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the 27th Anniversary of Armenian Independence

  September 21, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario   The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Armenia’s Independence Day:   “Today, we join Armenian communities in Canada and around the world to celebrate the anniversary of Armenia’s independence.   “Armenia and Canada enjoy a special relationship – one that we are committed to [...]

2018-09-21T09:02:24+00:00September 21st, 2018|News|

On the Occasion of Armenia’s Independence Day, ANCC Urges Canadian Government to Deepen Ties with Armenia

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2018                                                                        Contact: Sevag Belian (905) 329-8526                                                                                                                                          Ottawa – Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) joins Armenians across the world in celebrating the 27th Anniversary of Armenia’s independence. “Today is a proud moment for Armenians in Canada and around the world, [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00September 21st, 2018|News, Press Release|

ANCC Western Region Attends PM’s Major Announcement Event in Surrey

Surrey, BC - On Tuesday, September 4, ANCC National Board member, Mr Vahe Andonian attended a special event at Simon Fraser University in Surrey, BC, where Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and BC Premier John Horgan made a major announcement regarding the future of public transit in Metro Vancouver. Mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Surrey [...]

2018-09-05T12:44:23+00:00September 5th, 2018|News|

ANCC Representatives Met with the Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, the Hon. Mary Ng

TORONTO - On Friday, Augsut 17, 2018, a delegation representing the Armenian National Committee of Canada met with Canada’s Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion, the Honourable Mary Ng. The delegation included ANCC chair, Mr. Shahen Mirakian, ANCC Executive Director, Mr. Sevag Belian and ANCC National Board member, Ms. Marianne Davitjan. During the hour-long [...]

2018-08-20T11:50:22+00:00August 18th, 2018|News|

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Pays Respect to Genocide Victims at Armenian Genocide Monument in Vancouver

Vancouver - On Monday August 13th, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould accepted the invitation of the Armenian National Committee of Canada's Western Region and visited the Armenian Genocide Monument of Vancouver. She was accompanied by Very Rev. Fr. Karekin Shekherdemian, pastor of St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church, ANCC National [...]

2018-08-16T13:34:00+00:00August 14th, 2018|News|

ANCC Western Region Representatives Attend MP Terry Beech’s Nomination Event.

Vancouver - On Thursday, July 5th, ANCC Western Region representatives, Vahe Andonian, Meghrig Soulahian and Titar Kochkerian attended the nomination event of MP Terry Beech of Burnaby North-Seymour. Mr. Beech who was first elected to parliament in October 2015, currently serves as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00July 10th, 2018|News, Press Release|

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 [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00May 25th, 2018|News, Press Release|