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|

Armenian community stands shoulder to shoulder during difficult times

We are going through difficult times and facing an unprecedented and a highly uncertain situation. All Canadians have a duty to practice the measures advised by Public Health Canada and our medical professionals who are sparing no effort to keep us safe and healthy! However, let us not forget those who are often the most [...]

2020-03-28T10:52:31-05:00March 25th, 2020|News|

COVID-19 – UPDATE

Dear community members, In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, Canada and all Canadians are facing an extremely difficult and unpredictable situation. The Armenian National Committee of Canada, in cooperation with our local community centres and affiliate organizations is here to help and guide our community members during this difficult time. The ANCC is constantly monitoring [...]

2020-03-19T10:43:08-05:00March 19th, 2020|News|

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-ANCT Honour Elected Officials and Friends on Armenian Christmas

By Harry Khatchatrian Toronto - On Thursday, January 9, the Armenian National Committee of Toronto (ANCT), hosted a wide gamut of Canadian politicians and figureheads, hailing from all facets and functions of government. The event, marking the joyous celebration of the Armenian Christmas, expunged partisan party lines and united disparate political factions under a common [...]

2020-01-11T15:47:18-05:00January 11th, 2020|News|

Թորոնթոյի եւ Գէմպրիճի մէջ Հայ Դատի Յանձնախումբի կազմակերպած ընդունելութիւններուն մասնակցեցան գանատացի քաղաքական պաշտօնատարներ

Արցախեան Թեմայով Յատուկ Ընդունելութիւններ Թորոնթոյի եւ Գէմպրիճի Մէջ՝ Ի Պատիւ Ընտրեալ Պաշտօնատարներու Ս. Ծննդեան տօնին առթիւ, Հինգշաբթի 9 Յունուար եւ Ուրբաթ 10 Յունուար, 2020-ին Թորոնթոյի եւ Գէմպրիճի մէջ յաջորդաբար տեղի ունեցան յատուկ ճաշկերոյթ-ընդունելութիւններ, կազմակերպութեամբ Թորոնթոյի եւ Գէմպրիճի Հայ Դատի յանձնախումբերուն, ի գնահատանք գանատացի ընտրեալ պաշտօնատարներուն: Թորոնթոյի մէջ տեղի ունեցած ընդունելութեան ներկայ գտնուեցան մեծ թիւով ընտրեալ [...]

2020-01-11T14:27:26-05:00January 11th, 2020|News|

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|