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AFSS Organizes Thanksgiving Luncheon for Newcomers

October 9, 2016, was a memorable day for Armenian Family Support Services and more than 200 Syrian/Iraqi Armenian newcomers.  It marked the very first celebration of Canadian Thanksgiving, la journee de l’Action de grace a la canadienne, or ...

The Canadian Museum of Human Rights Premieres New Film in Toronto About Armenian Genocide

In partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), on October 13th, 2016, the Armenian National Committee of Canada co-organized the premiere of the museum’s new film about the Armenian genocide, “Acts of Conscience: Armin T. ...

Record amount $1 million USD raised at Hayastan Foundation Toronto banquet

A record $1,300,000 CAD ($1 million USD) total was raised at the annual Hayastan Foundation Toronto banquet held at the AGBU Manoogian Centre today, as well as by the early major donations throughout the year. Over 300 supporters, including a large ...

ANCT October Update

The Armenian National Committee of Canada, as the most influential Armenian grassroots political organization in Canada, actively advances the concerns of the Canadian Armenian community. We ensure that the Canadian Armenian community has a voice ...

POM Film Festival 11th Season

By Dr. Roubina Shnorhokian  (Toronto)- The 11th season of POM film festival will present 38 films from 14 countries, showcasing different genres and a range of Canadian talent. It is a unique year at the Festival for creative collabora...

Armenian Genocide Memorial Forest Of Hope Unveiled By The City Of Markham

A small patch of land, evergreen trees, a memory: the searing pain travelling a century implanted in a park in a suburb in Toronto as a testament of survival and perseverance. The unveiling of the Armenian Genocide Forest of Hope took place ...

AGBU continues to invest in creating generations of talented young Armenians

College-aged students gain valuable experience in Armenia and throughout the diaspora Every year, AGBU offers a spectacular array of programs that not only help Armenian youth prepare for successful careers, but also allow them to become better ...

Who is the man behind the “Armen’s Math Corner”?

It has now been about eleven years that TorontoHye monthly bilingual newspaper has a somewhat popular puzzle-section geared to teenaged readers, in particular, high school students. Armen’s Math Corner was published in the very first issue of the ...

11th Annual Pomegranate Film Festival Promises Spectacular Line-up

By Roubina Shnorhokian Hamazkayin’s 11th annual world renowned Pomegranate Film Festival will take place on November 17-20th, 2016, promising to deliver a spectacular array of films and a unique gala soirée. This year marks ...

A Genocide is Not an Accident, it is a Choice:  International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies’ 2016 University Program

“A Genocide is not an accident; it is a choice. It occurs because human beings make it happen and let it happen” said Roger Smith, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies’, in ...