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It’s been an honour to serve the community

Karin Saghdejian Deragopian In October 2005, a group of media enthusiasts in Toronto came together and, with the full support of the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto (ACC Toronto), embarked on a journey: publishing a bilingual, financially ...

A call for vigilance and unity: An appeal to Armenians across Ontario

TORONTO– On Sept. 27, 2022, the United Armenian Council of Ontario (UACO) issued the following appeal to Armenians across Ontario. Armenia’s sovereignty and very existence are in jeopardy due to Azerbaijan’s latest large-scale attacks. ...

Union of Marash Armenians hosts annual Toronto picnic after a two-year hiatus

TORONTO—After a two-year interruption due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Union of Marash Armenians (UMA) Toronto chapter hosted its annual Marash Picnic at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Park on Aug. 28. Attendees, young and old, celebrated Armenian ...
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ANCC calls on Canada’s MFA to condemn Azerbaijan; appeals to the community to ask local MPs to act

OTTAWA—The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) has called on Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly to forcefully condemn Azerbaijan’s latest large-scale aggression against the Republic of Armenia. “We call on the Canadian ...

Zoryan hosts its 20th annual genocide and human rights university program

TORONTO—This year, the Zoryan Institute marked the 20th anniversary of its annual Genocide and Human Rights University Program (GHRUP) by bringing together a dedicated and inspiring group of 13 students and 16 faculty members from around the ...

AGBU Toronto matching gifts up to $20,000 to camp for children of fallen and injured soldiers

Launched in August 2021, The Armenian General Benevolent Union’s (AGBU) Camp Nairi program prepares to welcome campers for the second consecutive year. The camp, specifically organized for the children of fallen and wounded Armenian soldiers, is ...

Toronto-Armenian Migan Megardichian named one of Canada’s top women in cybersecurity

Toronto-Armenian lawyer Miganoush (Migan) Megardichian was recently named one of the top 20 Women in Cybersecurity by IT World Canada. Megardichian advises on privacy and data ethics with a focus on enterprise cloud services and AI initiatives ...
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Armenia’s Honourary Consul in Ontario Van Lapoyan resigns

Canadian-Armenian entrepreneur and community benefactor Van (Varoujan) Lapoyan has resigned from his position as the Honourary Consul of the Republic of Armenia in Ontario. Lapoyan told Torontohye that he left the post he has held since 2019 for ...

Professor Bedross Der Matossian on his latest book ‘The Horrors of Adana’

By Diroug Markarian Garabedian A thought-provoking presentation-lecture entitled “Revolution and violence in the early 20th century” based on his latest book, The Horrors of Adana (Stanford University Press, 2022) was delivered by the ...

Toronto hosts ARS Canada’s 25th Regional Convention

By Noushig Ghazarian Nalpatian The Armenian Relief Society's (ARS) 101st and the ARS Canada’s 25th Regional Convention took place at the Armenian Community Center of Toronto on July 1-3, 2022. The ARS Canada Regional Convention, which ...