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 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|

Thousands Commemorate the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottawa

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa –Thousands of Canadians from across the country gathered in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 24th to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and demonstrate against the Government of Turkey’s ongoing denial of the crime. 103 years have passed since [...]

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

ANCC Welcomes Parliamentary Hearings on Turkey’s Deteriorating Human Rights Situation

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) welcomes the recent decision taken by the International Human Rights Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development to discuss the current human rights situation in the Republic of [...]

2018-04-18T15:46:09+00:00April 18th, 2018|News, Press Release|

CIJA, ANCC, UCC and the Humura Association Join Efforts in Marking Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622 Ottawa – This year, on the occasion of Genocide Awareness, Condemnation and Prevention Month, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Armenian National Committee of Canada, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and the Rwandan Humura Association are joining efforts to organize a [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00April 3rd, 2018|News, Press Release|

Azeri Crimes Remain Unpunished After Thirty Years of Bloodshed

PRESS RELEASE February 27, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   ANCC Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the Sumgait Massacre Ottawa — Thirty years ago, this week, Azerbaijani authorities organized and systematically committed the mass pogroms and massacres against the peaceful Armenian population of Sumgait. In what was seen as a response to the peaceful [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00February 28th, 2018|News, Press Release|

Azeri Ax-Murderer Promoted to the Rank of Lieutenant Colonel

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   OTTAWA, Canada— Fourteen Years after murdering Armenian lieutenant Gurgen Margaryan with an axe, Azeri Lieutenant, Ramil Safarov is now promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel, instead of facing trial and apprehension in his home country of Azerbaijan. On February 18, [...]

2018-02-19T13:09:15+00:00February 19th, 2018|News, Press Release|

“Afrin… Erdogan’s Latest Victim” – ANCC Statement on the Ongoing Situation in Afrin

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Since Turkey’s January 20th attack on Syria’s Northwestern city of Afrin, the situation in the predominantly Kurdish populated area is worsening at a rapid race, with threats issued by Erdogan that he plans to move the offensive even further [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00February 16th, 2018|News, Press Release|

The Struggle Continues for a Free Artsakh… ANCC’s Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the “Karabakh Movement”

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa - Today marks the 30th anniversary of the "Karabakh Movement", the very movement that courageously tore down the Soviet walls of silence to grant the people of Artsakh (formerly known as Nagorno-Karabakh) the freedom and dignity that they continue to [...]

2018-02-13T15:16:47+00:00February 13th, 2018|News, Press Release|