Ajax Declares April Armenian Heritage Month, April 24 Genocide Remembrance Day

George Kherlakian (centre) with Ajax city councillors holding the declaration.

The city council of Ajax, Ontario, has declared April Armenian Heritage Month, to remember, celebrate & educate future generations about Canadian Armenians and the important role that they have played in communities across Ontario, reports the ANC of Toronto. 

The city of Ajax also proclaimed April 24 as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.

To mark the occasion, on May 2nd, the Armenian tricolour flag was raised in front of Ajax city hall.  

Ajax resident and Armenian community member George Kherlakian facilitated the event and the declaration.