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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 ...

Tufenkian Foundation Director, Longtime Community Advocate Raffi Doudaklian Attacked in Lebanon

BEIRUT (A.W.)—The Executive Director of the Tufenkian Foundation Raffi Doudaklian and a colleague were beaten by unknown assailants in Beirut’s heavily Armenian-populated Bourj Hammoud District on Feb. 26. News about the attack began surfacing ...

Azeri Crimes Remain Unpunished After 30 Years of Bloodshed: ANCC

Ottawa — Thirty years ago, this week, Azerbaijani authorities organized and systematically committed the mass pogroms and massacres against the peaceful Armenian population of Sumgait. In what was seen as a response to the peaceful manifestation ...

Conference devoted to the First Republic of Armenia will be held in Canada

From Genocide to Statehood – The 900 Days Republic The Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaktsutyun (ARF-D) Armen Karo Student Association today confirmed details of its March 2018 conference devoted to the First Republic of Armenia. The ...

ANCC’s Statement on the 30th Anniversary of the “Karabakh Movement”

The Struggle Continues for a Free Artsakh… Ottawa – Today marks the 30th anniversary of the “Karabakh Movement”, the very movement that courageously tore down the Soviet walls of silence to grant the people of Artsakh (formerly known as ...

Isabel Bayrakdarian’s Mother of Light Nominated for a Juno Award

Isabel Bayrakdarian’s Mother of Light: Armenian Hymns & Chants in Praise of Mary was nominated for a Juno Award in the Classical Album of the Year category.  The album consists of medieval Armenian spiritual hymns performed with Coro Vox ...

Sasha Djihanian Joins Serouj Kradjian and the Amici Chamber Ensemble for a Strauss Concert

By: Dr. Araxie Altounian The Royal Conservatory’s Ettore Mazzoleni Hall was full on Sunday afternoon, January 28, with a crowd of music lovers who had come to hear a concert dedicated to the post-romantic German composer Richard Strauss ...

Toronto Armenians celebrate the life of Hrant Dink

On the 11th anniversary of Hrant Dink’s assassination, the Armenian community of Toronto gathered at St. Gregory Armenian Catholic Church to honour his legacy and remember his message for humanity and love. Journalist, Filmaker, and Professor at ...

“Art is the Language” Exhibit organized by Armenian Family Support Services

“Art is the Language” exhibition was held on November 5, 2017 at Holy Trinity Armenian Church. The one-of-a-kind art exhibit brought together the art of two ancient cultures, Armenian and Indigenous, in celebration of Canada's 150th Anniversar...