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Elena Bonner: Heroic Figure for Karabagh

Armenians this month mourn the loss of Elena Bonner, a great humanist and a leading combatant against the injustices of the Soviet era. She will forever remain relevant and inspirational to people worldwide, and to Armenians particularly, because of her forceful advocacy on behalf of the people of [more...]

June 29, 2011 // 4 Comments

No Stopping Now: Dadrian Celebrates 85th Birthday

TORONTO—Showing no signs of slowing down, Prof. Vahakn N. Dadrian, the director of genocide research at the Zoryan Institute and an internationally renowned expert in the field of genocide studies, recently celebrated his 85th birthday. Widely recognized as the foremost scholar of the Armenian [more...]

June 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

Canadian-Armenian Student Convention Held in Toronto

TORONTO, Canada—From May 14-15, the Armen Karo Student Association hosted its third annual Armenian-Canadian Student Convention at the University of Toronto’s Victoria College, with 74 students from across Canada in attendance. From May 14-15, the Armen Karo Student Association hosted its third [more...]

June 15, 2011 // 1 Comment

Kobe Bryant Faces Protests in Toronto

Toronto-Armenian youth urge Kobe Bryant to “do the right thing” and back out of a deal with Turkish Airlines TORONTO, Canada—As Kobe Bryant continues to remain silent about the recent controversy surrounding his new business agreement with Turkish Airlines, over 30 members of the [more...]

December 21, 2010 // 1 Comment

Georgetown Boys Farmhouse Designated Historic Site

HALTON HILLS, Canada—On June 26, more than 700 members of the Canadian Armenian community gathered at Cedarvale Park, Georgetown, to witness the official unveiling of the plaque designating the Georgetown Boys Farmhouse as a historic and protected municipal site. In the presence of His Holiness [more...]

July 8, 2010 // 0 Comments

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Georgetown Armenian Boys’ Farm a Designated Historic Site

For the past two years, the Armenian National Committee of Toronto (ANCT) has been working to have the Georgetown Armenian Boys Farmhouse, presently known as the Cedarvale Community Centre, designated as a protected historic and cultural site. Between 1923 and 1927, 109 Armenian boys and 29 [more...]

May 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

Canadian Armenian Students Hold Second Annual Convention

KINGSTON, Canada—On Sun., May 2, 40 students from universities across Canada gathered in Kingston, Ontario, for the second annual Canadian Armenian Students’ Convention. The convention, titled the “Canadian Armenian Student and His/Her Challenges,” took place in [more...]

May 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Ani Serebrakian’s Road to the Olympic Games

Being able to represent a country at the Olympics is not the easiest thing to do, but for the fortune few who get that opportunity, it is an experience not likely to be forgotten. Ani Serebrakian being honored by the Armenian community in Vancouver For athletes who want to participate in the [more...]

March 16, 2010 // 1 Comment

Armenian Community in Vancouver Honors Olympians

Armenian Weekly sports correspondent Antranig Dereyan reports from Vancouver. VANCOUVER, Canada (A.W.)—The 21st Winter Olympic Games came to a close on Sun., Feb 28. But Team Armenia had to take care of two more things before they could attend the Closing Ceremony at BC Place: Arsen Nersisyan’s [more...]

March 5, 2010 // 2 Comments

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