ANCC Statement on International Human Rights Day and Genocide Convention Day

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 10, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA- Today the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) joins the international community in marking International Human Rights Day (December 10) and the 71st anniversary of the 1948 adoption of the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime [...]

2019-12-10T11:44:32-05:00December 10th, 2019|News, Press Release|

ANCC Marks December 8 as Cultural Genocide Day

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA- December 8, 2019 marks the 14th anniversary of the systematic destruction of the historic Armenian cemetery of Djulfa by Azerbaijani troops as part of a deliberate campaign to erase Armenian monuments in territories currently occupied by Azerbaijan. By December 15, 2005, [...]

2019-12-09T12:06:02-05:00December 9th, 2019|News, Press Release|

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, 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 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|

Thousand Gather in Ottawa to Commemorate the 104th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2019 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - On Wednesday, April 24, thousands of Canadians from across the country gathered in Ottawa, to commemorate the 104th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and to reinstate their commitment to remembering, condemning and demanding justice for this grave crime against [...]

2019-04-24T07:45:42-05:00April 24th, 2019|Press Release|

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|