ANCC Demands Retraction of Tweet Made by Canadian Embassy on Artsakh Elections and for the Ambassador to be Recalled

PRESS RELEASE April 3, 2020 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-3622   (OTTAWA) - Earlier today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) sent a letter to Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister, the Hon. François-Phillippe Champagne, urging the minister to demand the retraction of a reckless tweet made by the Canadian Embassy in Ankara regarding the recent [...]

2020-04-03T15:06:00-05:00April 3rd, 2020|Press Release|

ANCC Congratulates the People of Artsakh on Presidential and Parliamentary Election

  -PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2020 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA - Yesterday, the free people of Artsakh turned out in unprecedented numbers to elect their next president and parliament. Five political parties from across the political spectrum will now form the 7th parliament of the Republic of Artsakh. With no [...]

2020-04-01T10:31:10-05:00April 1st, 2020|News, Press Release|

ANCC Statement on 32nd Anniversary of the Sumgait Pogrom

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2020 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622     OTTAWA — This week, the Armenian National Committee of Canada solemnly commemorates the 32nd anniversary of the Sumgait Pogrom, a systematic massacre committed by Azeri nationalist forces against innocent Armenians in Sumgait, Azerbaijan. During the waning days of the Soviet [...]

2020-02-28T10:57:08-05:00February 28th, 2020|News, Press Release|

ANCC Statement on the 13th Anniversary of Hrant Dink’s Assasination

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2020 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA – Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada honours and remembers the memory and legacy of Hrant Dink, the renowned Turkish-Armenian journalist who was shot dead in front of his newspaper office, on January 19th, 2007, sending shockwaves across the [...]

2020-01-17T11:53:55-05:00January 17th, 2020|News, Press Release|

Azerbaijan Must Be Held Accountable for State-Sponsored Hate Toward Armenians

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15, 2020 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622 ANCC’s Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the Baku Pogroms OTTAWA - This week, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) joins the international community in commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Baku Pogroms, the systematic and pre-determined massacre and deportation of [...]

2020-01-15T12:11:51-05:00January 15th, 2020|News, Press Release|

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|