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YEREVAN — Aurora Humanitarian Initiative co-founders Noubar Afeyan, Vartan Gregorian, Ruben Vardanyan announced this week the creation of a scholarship to honor the legacy of the late singer, Charles Aznavour. The new scholarship will be[...]

By Haykaram Nahapetyan Mirror-Spectator Video Correspondent OTTAWA – The annual Armenian Genocide commemoration took place in Ottawa on April 24. After a prayer at the embassy of the Republic of Armenia, the main gathering was held[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —  The final list of participants of the La Francophonie Summit in Yerevan is not complete yet, Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters on February 20. Yet, he added, “The  participation of the[...]

TORONTO — On the 11th anniversary of Hrant Dink’s assassination, the Armenian community of Toronto gathered at St. Gregory Armenian Catholic Church to honor his legacy and remember his message for humanity and love.  [...]

By Tom Hawthorn TORONTO, Canada (Globe and Mail) – While playing for the Soviet Union in the gold-medal basketball game at the 1964 Olympics, point guard Armenak Alajajian contested a loose ball, only to have a much larger American land[...]

Vigen Sargsyan, the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Armenia, traveled to Montreal, Canada in November of 2017, after participating in the 2017 United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial summit in Vancouver, Canada. Sargsyan paid a[...]

VANCOUVER, Canada – The Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) of Vancouver held what is projected to be its first annual summer picnic at John Lawson Park in West Vancouver on July 23, at which over 100 people attended. Originally, the[...]

OTTAWA (Armenpress) — On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties between Armenia and Canada, and the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, Armenian­Canadian portrait photographer Yousuf Karsh’s[...]

TORONTO — Garo Paylan, a member of the National Assembly of Turkey, was in Toronto on April 30 and more than 1,500 attendees from the Toronto-Armenian community gathered to hear him. The event was sponsored by the Armenian National[...]

By Arto Manoukian MONTREAL — The granddaughter of an Armenian family which survived the Genocide recently came across a box of memorabilia from a survivor grandfather. Mary Alice Selyian is the granddaughter of Megerditch Selyian, then[...]