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News Archives - Page 2 of 21 - Armenian National Committee of Canada

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada Pays Respect to Genocide Victims at Armenian Genocide Monument in Vancouver

Vancouver - On Monday August 13th, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, Hon. Jody Wilson-Raybould accepted the invitation of the Armenian National Committee of Canada's Western Region and visited the Armenian Genocide Monument of Vancouver. She was accompanied by Very Rev. Fr. Karekin Shekherdemian, pastor of St. Gregory Armenian Apostolic Church, ANCC National [...]

2018-08-16T13:34:00+00:00August 14th, 2018|News|

ANCC Western Region Representatives Attend MP Terry Beech’s Nomination Event.

Vancouver - On Thursday, July 5th, ANCC Western Region representatives, Vahe Andonian, Meghrig Soulahian and Titar Kochkerian attended the nomination event of MP Terry Beech of Burnaby North-Seymour. Mr. Beech who was first elected to parliament in October 2015, currently serves as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00July 10th, 2018|News, Press Release|

MP Harold Albrecht Highlights Situation in Artsakh. Calls on Government to Stand UP for Artsakh’s Right to Self Determination.

On Thursday, May 24th, 2018, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Conestoga and current vice-chair of the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group, Dr. Harold Albrecht (Conservative Party of Canada) read a powerful statement in the House of Commons, highlighting the current situation in Artsakh and calling on the government to uphold its people’s right to self-determination. Albrecht started [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00May 25th, 2018|News, Press Release|

MP Jean Yip Marks the Centennial of the First Republic of Armenia in a House of Commons Statement

On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt and a member of the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group, MP Jean Yip of the Liberal Party, read a statement marking the centennial of the independence of the First Republic of Armenia. In her statement, she said “Mr. Speaker, the first Republic of Armenia was established [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00May 24th, 2018|News|

MP Don Davies Delivers a Strong Statement Calling for the Right of Self-Determination of the People of Artsakh

On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018, Member of Parliament for Vancouver-Kingsway, Mr. Don Davies of the New Democratic Party of Canada (NDP) delivered a strong and principled statement in the House of Commons, marking the 30th anniversary of the Karabakh Movement. In his statement, MP Davies informed members of the long-standing struggle of the people of [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00May 24th, 2018|News|

100th Anniversary of the Independence of the First Republic of Armenia Celebrated on Parliament Hill

Ottawa – This year, on May 28th, Armenians worldwide will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the independence of the First Republic of Armenia, one of the most important chapters in the collective history of the Armenian people. After centuries of foreign domination, persecution and mistreatment, on May 28, 1918, Armenia re-emerged as an independent state, [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00May 24th, 2018|News|

Statement from the Prime Minister of Canada, the Rt. Hon. Justin Trudeau on the Occasion of the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

On this day, we solemnly gather to commemorate the tragic loss of life among the Armenian population, which took place more than a century ago. This day honours the memory of those who unjustly lost their lives and suffered during the genocide. We pay tribute to them and their descendants, many of who now reside [...]

2018-04-27T13:07:44+00:00April 27th, 2018|News|

Statement by The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Official Opposition and Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, on the anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Today, the world pauses in memory of the innocent Armenian lives taken 103 years ago. The Armenian people endured a degree of suffering which we can scarcely imagine, the wounds of which have still not healed. This solemn anniversary reminds us again of these events, which still reverberate in our modern world today. Under the [...]

2018-04-27T13:02:30+00:00April 27th, 2018|News|

Official Statement of the New Democratic Party of Canada on the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Ottawa- This year marks the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Today, we remember the lives of over 1.5 million Armenians who were mercilessly killed as the world stood silent. We stand united in solidarity with members of the Armenian community in remembrance of the unconscionable suffering of those women, men and children who were [...]

2018-04-27T12:58:11+00:00April 27th, 2018|News|

Thousands Commemorate the 103rd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottawa

-PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2018 Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622   Ottawa –Thousands of Canadians from across the country gathered in Ottawa on Tuesday, April 24th to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide and demonstrate against the Government of Turkey’s ongoing denial of the crime. 103 years have passed since [...]

2018-11-07T18:38:35+00:00April 25th, 2018|News, Press Release|