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The “Parliamentary Friends of the People of Artsakh” Holds its Inaugural Meeting in Ottawa

ANC Members with MP Rachael Harder, MP Harold Albrecht and MP Bob Saroya. OTTAWA - On Tuesday, March 19th, the inaugural meeting of the “Parliamentary Friends of the People of Artsakh” was held in Ottawa, with the presence of various members of ...

Interview With ARS Armenian Private School’s 40th Anniversary Telethon Committee Members

 More than four decades ago, a group of like-minded Armenians came together and decided that in this new country, far from their homeland, they would set out to preserve their language, culture and heritage, ensuring that future generations ...

Cambridge Armenian Community Thanks Retiring Pastor For Decades Of Ministry

Pastor Hovhannes Sarmazian is retiring after 50 years of service, including 28 at the Armenian Evangelical Church of Cambridge. - David Bebee , Waterloo Region Record. By Laura Booth (Waterloo Region Record, Feb 27, 2019) ...
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Armenian defense minister receives Chaplain General of Canadian Armed Forces

YEREVAN- Defense minister of Armenia Davit Tonoyan on February 25 received Chaplain General of the Canadian Armed Forces, Major-General Guy Chapdelaine. During the meeting issues relating to the cooperation between the Chaplaincy Services&nb...

15 Years Later, Gurgen Margaryan’s Murder Remains an Act of Heroism in Azerbaijan

Gurgen Margaryan funeral Ottawa – 15 years ago today, Armenian Army lieutenant, Gurgen Margaryan, was brutally axed to death by Azerbaijani lieutenant Ramil Safarov, while both men were participating in a NATO-sponsored course in Hungary. Despite ...

Teaching the Armenian Genocide in Ontario Classrooms: A Workshop

On Saturday, March 2 a workshop organized and presented by the Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education and Facing History and Ourselves will be held in the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto. Keynote speaker is Dr. Henry C. Theriault, ...

Armenia’s Ambassador to Canada relieved from position

President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian signed a decree according to which Levon Martirosyan has been relieved from the position of Armenia’s Ambassador to Canada, the Presidential Office told Armenpress. The President signed the respective decree ...
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ANCC Solemnly Remembers the Baku Pogroms

OTTAWA.- Today, the Armenian National Committee of Canada pauses to solemnly remember the innocent Armenian lives that were lost during the Baku Pogroms, at the hands of radical Azerbaijani nationalist groups. In January 1990, at the height of the ...

90th Anniversary Celebration Of The Establishment Of The Holy Trintiy Armenian Apostolic Church Parish

Armenianness is defined by the unified existence of Armenia, Artsakh and the Diaspora. Thus, our Homeland is stronger with its Diaspora, while the Diaspora is stable with its free Homeland. The Armenian Church, schools and community centres are the ...

Timeless Music Heard through Powerful Voices

Tenor Tigran Ohanyan with pianist Gregory Cheverdian By: Anna Vanesyan The Armenian General Benevolent Union Toronto and AGBU Performing Arts Department have prepared many cultural surprises for its audience this year. On Sunday ...