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

Zoryan Announces Accredited Genocide and Human Rights Program

TORONTO, Canada—The International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies recently announced the ninth year of the Genocide and Human Rights University Program (GHRUP), which will be held in Toronto from Aug. 2-13. Offered in collaboration with the University of Toronto, the program [more...]

March 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

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Der Matossian Lectures on Genocide ‘Through Prism of Adana’

TORONTO, Canada—The Zoryan Institute recently presented a lecture by Dr. Bedross Der Matossian entitled “The Armenian Genocide Through the Prism of the Adana Massacres,” held at the Toronto French School. In exploring the importance of the events of 1909 to understand the larger scope of [more...]

February 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

Dereyan: Armenian Olympians Showcase Their Sportsmanship

The Armenian Weekly sports correspondent Antranig Dereyan reports from Vancouver. VANCOUVER, Canada—Armenia’s athletes are all in the same boat, trying to do their best, but with little exposure and much doubt from the outside nations on their abilities. Kristine Khachatryan and Sergey [more...]

February 19, 2010 // 2 Comments

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Dedication to Language: Petizians Release CD

In Canada, brothers John and Frank Petizian have come together to teach Armenian youth their native tongue. “We were asked to be music teachers at the Halton Peel Armenian Saturday School in Oakville, Ontario around three years ago,” said John Petizian. “So in 2007 while we were there, we saw [more...]

February 12, 2010 // 3 Comments

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