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Hratch Aynedjian to Run as Candidate for Ward 42 In February By-election

“My cause, my vision is community building, making this a safer, better place for our families”   Hratch Aynedjian is running as candidate for the Ward 42 by-election which takes place Monday February 13, 2017.  Advance voting is on ...

Cem Ozdemir Speaks in Toronto Marking 10th Anniversary of Dink Assassination

TORONTO, Canada—Over 600 people gathered at the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto on January 22, 2017 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the assassination of Hrant Dink, the prominent Turkish-Armenian journalist and Editor-in-Chief of the ...

Armenian Community of Toronto Marks first Anniversary of the Arrival of Syrian Armenian Refugees

On December 10, the Armenian Community Centre (ACC) of Toronto marked the first anniversary of the first plane of privately sponsored Syrian newcomers that arrived in Canada. Coincidentally, the date also marks the day of signing the Universal ...

Alex and His Medz-Baba

For the past several years, Khatchig Kansabedian has walked in the Scotiabank Run to Remember to honour the memory of his beloved friends and family. After each race he proudly gave his race medal to his grandson Alex who in turn, proudly wore it ...

His Eminence Archbishop Papken Tcharian Endorses Palliative Care Bill C-277

Under the auspices of His Eminence Archbishop Papken Tcharian, Prelate, the Armenian Prelacy of Canada was part of an interfaith coalition to endorse a private member’s bill that lays the foundation for a national palliative care strategy. Co...

ARS School Cross Country Team Wins Overall School Championship

[:en]  By Sam Manougian On October 4th, 2016 the Somerset Academy hosted its annual Cross Country Race for schools within the SSAF (Small School Athletic Federation). Once again the race was held at Milne Park which is located in ...

A Run To Remember – 2016 Again Wins A Huge Age Group Medal

[:en]By Sam Manougian On October 16, 2016, Homenetmen and “A Run To Remember” once again participated in the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.  “A Run To Remember” was one of 185 charities participating in the Scotiabank ...

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 ...