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33 Years After Sumgait, Anti-Armenian Hatred is on the Rise in Azerbaijan

(OTTAWA – February 26, 2021) – This week, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) is marking the 33rd anniversary of the Sumgait Pogrom, the deliberate and systematic massacre of innocent Armenians in Azerbaijan. Beginning ...

The Late Bishop Meghrig Parikian’s 40th Day Of Passing Commemorated At St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church In Toronto

- Meghrig Parikian Needy Family Fund Established - “Meghrashounch Badoumner”, authored by the Late Bishop Parikian, Published - “Zareh Aznavourian” Children’s Choir Renamed “Meghrig Parikian” Children’s Choir   On ...

The Armenian National Committee of Canada Purchases New Property in Ottawa to Serve as its New Headquarters

(OTTAWA - February 10, 2021) - On February 1st, 2021, the Board of Directors of the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) finalized the purchase of a new property in Ottawa that will now serve as its new headquarters, reported the ANCC. &n...

ARS Canada “With the People, For the People” in Armenia

Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Canada member ungeroohi Iren Telemian visited Armenia in December and had filed the following report:   “I had an opportunity to visit Armenia during the month of December 2020 and see, first-hand, the ...

Armenian Prelacy Of Canada Launches Artsakh Humanitarian Crisis Response Project

Delegation Concludes Mission to Armenia   Montreal, December 21, 2020 – The Armenian Prelacy of Canada concluded the first phase of its humanitarian crisis response project aimed at alleviating the ...

ANCC Distributes a Legal Brief on Artsakh Recognition, Authored by Canadian Lawyers

(OTTAWA – December 16, 2020) - Today the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) distributed a legal brief, titled “The Case for Canada’s recognition of the Republic of Artsakh as a measure of the responsibility to protect”,...

ANCC Statement on International Human Rights Day and Genocide Convention Day

(OTTAWA – December 10, 2020) - Today the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) joins the international community in marking International Human Rights Day (December 10) and the 72nd anniversary of the 1948 adoption of the UN ...

Canadian Senate Disapproves Motion To Condemn Turkish-Azeri War Against Artsakh, Ban Arms Sales and Recognize Independence Of Artsakh

The Canadian Senate   The Armenian National Committee issued the following statement:   The Armenian National Committee of Canada is greatly disappointed by the results of the vote on Motion-36 in the Senate of Canada. Presented ...

15 Years After Destruction Of The Djulfa Cemetery, Azerbaijan Continues Committing Cultural Crimes With Impunity – ANCC

Fifteen years ago today, in a blatant attempt to erase Armenian heritage from historic Armenian lands, Azerbaijani forces began the systematic destruction of the Armenian cemetery of Djulfa. From December 8 to 15, 2005, close to 200 state-spons...

ANCC Urges Canada to Condemn Turkish-Azerbaijani War Crimes and Act on the Return of POWs

(OTTAWA – December 2, 2020) On December 2, 2020, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) issued a letter to Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. Francois-Philippe Champagne, regarding the war crimes that continue to be ...