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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 ...

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 ...