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Ontario Liberal Government Pledges $3 Million for The Armenian Community Centre’s Cultural and Recreational Plans

MPP Micheal Coteau making the announcement of $3million pledge towards ACC's cultural plans on April 13, Toronto. (TORONTO)- On April 13, The Toronto Armenian Community Centre in North York served as the backdrop for an impressive announcement from ...

Zoryan Institute Celebrates 35th Anniversary in a Gala Event in Toronto

Zoryan Institute Gala attendees at The Granite Club in Toronto, April 7, 2018. By: Karin Saghdejian  (TORONTO)- Zoryan Institute’s 35 years of scholarly and educational work towards issues of human rights, genocides and diasporic existence ...

Armenian Community Centre Area Development Plan Enters Crucial Phase

The proposed development plan on Universal Property adjacent to the Armenian Community Centre (45 Hallcrown Place) has reached a crucial decision point. The developer has submitted a building proposal for several buildings and twin towers of 39 and ...

ARS School Volleyball Wins 2nd Championship Banner

By Sam Manougian On March 1st, the ARS Armenian private school girls under 20 high school volleyball team participated in the SSAF high school girls’ volleyball championship tournament. The ARS school is a member of SSAF (Small Schools Athletic ...

ARS Roubina Chapter’s 9th Annual International Women’s Day Event Celebration

Dr. Maral Ouzounian By: Raffaella Keshishian ARS Roubina Chapter celebrated International Women’s Day on March 4, at the Westin Prince Hotel in Toronto with 410 women and men in attendance. There was a pre-luncheon reception with finger ...

Raffy Boudjikanian On His New Book “Journey through Genocide: Stories of Survivors and the Dead”

Raffy Boudjikanian in Kharpert in May 2012 Raffy Boudjikanian is a national reporter for CBC Edmonton who has travelled to meet genocide survivors in Chad (where Darfuri refuges are located), Kigali (Rwanda), and Kharpert (Turkey). His encounters ...

Canadian-Armenian Ethnomusicologist Publishes Second Volume of ‘’Vocal Art of Armenian Composers: Survivors of the Genocide’’

The McGill Conservatory and the Marvin Duchow Music Library today anounced the publication of Vocal Art of Armenian Composers, Volumes I and II, by Hasmig Injejikian (project director). On the occasion of 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, ...

Harout Chitilian to become Aurora’s next CEO

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative announced Canadian Armenian Harout Chitilian will join Aurora board as it’s next CEO, succeeding Arman Jilavian, who held the position since the inception of the global initiative. An engineer by training, ...

Canadian lawmaker commemorates Sumgait pogrom

(The Suburban)- Canadian lawmaker MP Emmanuella Lambropoulos recently commemorated in the Commons the 30th anniversary of the Sumgait pogrom, in which the ethnic Azerbaijan population attacked members of the Armenianpopula...

Interview with Krikor Chitilian, member of Local Advisory Committee for ConsumersNext Development Plan’

In the coming years, the Toronto Armenian community’s focal point at Hallcrown Place, where a considerable number of its institutions are located, will undergo major physical changes. The area surrounding St. Mary Church, the ACC, ARS Day School ...