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President of CMHR Dr. John Young to Headline Toronto Armenian Genocide Commemoration

Respected educator, researcher and President of Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ (CMHR) Dr. John Young will be the keynote speaker at the Armenian Genocide Commemoration Event in Toronto. The event is Organized by the Armenian National Committee ...

John Evans, Gomidas Institute Present ‘Truth Held Hostage’ Book in Toronto

TORONTO - John Evans, former U.S. Ambassador to Armenia, and Ara Sarafian, Director of the Gomidas Institute, presented Truth Held Hostage: America and the Armenian Genocide - What Then? What Now? in Toronto on March 12, 2017. The book was written ...

Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group Meets in Ottawa, Discusses Armenian Elections and Diplomatic Representation in Yerevan

Ottawa – On March 8, 2017, the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group held its annual meeting in Ottawa. A number of parliamentarians and guests from the Armenian Embassy in Canada and the Armenian National Committee of Canada were present ...

Former Canadian Parliamentarian Jim Karygiannis to Serve as Referendum Observer in Artsakh

Despite continuous efforts by Azerbaijani authorities to discourage foreign diplomats, parliamentarians, and observers from visiting the Republic of Nagorno-Karabagh (NKR/Artsakh), former Canadian parliamentarian, the Honorable Jim Karygiannis, will ...

Egoyan Invested as Companion of the Order of Canada

(A.W.)—On Feb. 17, world-renowned Canadian-Armenian film director Atom Egoyan was invested as a Companion of the Order of Canada—one of the highest honors the Canadian government bestows to its citizens—by David Johnston, Governor General of ...

Canadian Senator Marcel Prud’homme, a staunch supporter of Armenian Genocide recognition passes away

  Marcel Prud’homme, the straight-talking former Canadian senator and Quebec MP whose career in federal politics spanned 45 years, has died at the age of 82. The Montreal-born politician entered federal politics in 1964 when he was ...

Armenia plans to sign air cooperation agreements with Canada

The Armenian Government plans to sign air communication agreements with the governments of Singapore and Canada. The agreements are aimed at the full regulation of relations with Singapore and Canada, the practical implementation of principles of ...

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 ...