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Ontario Premier Doug Ford Visits ACC Summer Festival

Armenian community leaders and ANCT members with Ontario Premier Doug Ford, MPP Raymond Cho and MPP Vincent Ke. On Sunday, July 8, Ontario Premier Doug Ford visited the Armenian community centre’s Summer Festival in Toronto. Premier Ford was ...

Canadian PM Reaffirms His Participation In the 17th Francophone Summit In Yerevan

Pashinyan meets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the sidelines of the NATO Summit in Brussels, July 12, 2018.  On July 12, 2018, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a series of informal working meetings with leaders of different ...

Hayastan All Armenia Fund Toronto Affiliate Issues A Clarification After Arrest of Ara Vardanyan

Hayastan All Armenia Fund Toronto affiliate chair person Mgirdich Mgrdichian issued an announcement in response to Tuesday’s arrest in Yerevan of Hayastan All Armenia Fund’s executive director, Ara Vardanyan, on charges of misusing of funds from ...
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Canadian citizens to be allowed visa-free travel to Armenia

(Armenpress)- The government of Armenia plans to introduce a visa waiver for citizens of Albania, Turkmenistan, Lebanon and Canada from July 10, 2018. The decision is expected to be adopted during the June 28 Cabinet meeting, with the draft ...

Toronto city council appoints Miganoush Megardichian as new Ward 41 councillor

Miganoush Megardichian speaks at Toronto city council on Tuesday. (Global news)- Toronto city council has appointed lawyer Miganoush Megardichian to fill the seat left vacant by former Ward 41 Councillor Chin Lee.   Lee stepped ...

Toronto AGBU Celebrates Aram Khatchaturian Anniversary with Unforgettable Concert

By: isa basmadjian This year marks the 115th anniversary of the birth of the world renowned Armenian composer, Aram Khatchaturian. It is also the 40th anniversary of the Aram Khatchaturian Museum in Yerevan. Because we all couldn...

A lot of joy, but a lot of nostalgia’: Toronto bids bittersweet farewell to TSO’s Peter Oundjian

TSO musical director Peter Oundjian conducted one of his final performances Friday afternoon, a free event in Roy Thompson Hall called Thank You, Toronto! (CBC Radio-Canada ) (CBC)- As a violinist, conductor and music director of the ...
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Armenian Community Celebrates Heritage on Centennial of First Armenian Republic at Canadian History Museum

OTTAWA -- On Wednesday June 13, 2018, Armenian Canadian heritage was celebrated on the occasion of the centennial of the Republic of Armenia of 1918-2018. The event was held under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Papken Tcharian, Prelate of ...

Aris Babikian becomes first Armenian to be elected to Ontario Legislative Assembly

Aris Babikian with Ontario PC leader Doug Ford Ontario Progressive Conservative (PC) leader Doug Ford has won the provincial election with a majority government, overtaking both NDP leader Andrea Horwath and incumbent Premier Kathleen ...

Armenian Prelacy of Canada Celebrating Armenian Canadian Heritage on the occasion of the Centennial of the First Republic of Armenia at the Canadian Museum of History

Under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Papken Tcharian, Prelate of Canada, the Armenian Prelacy is celebrating the Armenian Canadian Heritage on the occasion of the centennial of the First Republic of Armenia (1918-2018), on Wednesday, June ...