Cemal (L) and Bedrosyan

Hasan Cemal Speaks at Dink Commemoration in Toronto

TORONTO, Canada—On Jan. 19, the Toronto Armenian community gathered to commemorate the 7th anniversary of the assassination of Hrant Dink. More than 500 people filled the Armenian General Benevolent Union Centre to capacity, with standing room only. The keynote speaker was renowned Turkish [more...]

January 22, 2014 // 6 Comments

Matthew Karanian (right) presents a copy of his book ‘Armenia and Karabakh: The Stone Garden Travel Guide’ to Harold Albrecht, Canadian Member of Parliament, at the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Ottawa.

Karanian Presents ‘Armenia and Karabakh’ Book in Canada

MONTREAL, Canada—Attorney-author Matthew Karanian spoke to large crowds in the Canadian cities of Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto last month as part of his three-city tour of Canada to promote his latest book, Armenia and Karabakh: The Stone Garden Travel Guide. Matthew Karanian (right) presents a [more...]

December 3, 2013 // 0 Comments


Zoryan Hosts 22 Students to Study Genocide and Prevention

TORONTO, Canada—The running of the 12th annual Genocide & Human Rights University Program (GHRUP) couldn’t have been timelier considering the atrocities and human rights violations currently taking place in Syria, Egypt, and several countries in the Middle East and Africa. This year, 22 [more...]

September 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

Sevag Haroutunian

Young Diasporans Keeping Our Culture Alive, One Song at a Time

Ten bold, black letters of the Armenian alphabet are etched across Razmik Tchakmakian’s left upper arm, the letters comprising a powerful word that has been central to the plight of Armenians and significant to our endurance as a people: Veradznoont, or rebirth. Above it rests a symbol of [more...]

June 1, 2013 // 3 Comments


Toronto Commemorates Genocide

A scene from the commemoration TORONTO, Canada—In commemoration of the 98th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, more than 600 members of the Canadian-Armenian community of Toronto, joined by a number of prominent political and community guests, gathered at the Armenian Community Center on [more...]

April 25, 2013 // 1 Comment

AYF Canada rallies against environmental violations in Armenia.

AYF Canada Rallies Against Environmental Violations in Armenia

TORONTO, Ontario—On June 10, the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) of Canada “Simon Zavarian” Chapter hosted an information session in Toronto regarding recent environmental and social rights violations in Armenia. The event focused on the deforestation of the Teghut forest and the illegal [more...]

June 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

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