Այս ախոռը?. This stable?. (A Memoir)

When the first Armenian Community Center at 18  Dupont St in Toronto was purchased, it was in a depressingly bad condition. Apart from being in very bad repairs and needing a major renovation, but also, the previous owner who used it as a workshop/warehouse, left it “half full” with wooden skids and unwanted, and unusable… Continue reading Այս ախոռը?. This stable?. (A Memoir)

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“ECHO”. “ԱՐԾԱԳԱՆԳ”.

While cleaning my basement I found a brown envelope containing eight issues of “ԱՐԾԱԳԱՆԳ. Հայ Կեդրոնի Լրատու Թորոնթո”  “ECHO. Armenian Newsletter Toronto”. The first issue is dated March 1968 and is followed by seven consecutive issues. The address on it is 18 Dupont St. Toronto 5, Ontario. There were many more issues published and I… Continue reading “ECHO”. “ԱՐԾԱԳԱՆԳ”.

With “friends” like this, do we need enemies?

The ceasefire violations by Azerbaijani forces in Artsakh (Karabagh) were more frequent and more daring during the past few months and on April first the Azerbaijani forces initiated a large-scale attack and were pushed back by Artsakh Defence Forces  (ADF). Unfortunately, there were many casualties. Armenians all over the world showed solidarity with their Artsakh… Continue reading With “friends” like this, do we need enemies?

Շան պէս կաշխատիք. You work like a dog.

The title of this blog belongs to the late Bedros Chilingirian the president “Ատենապետ” of AGBU of Toronto. He used the term during a small gathering at the newly built AGBU Center at 930 Progress Avenue in Scarborough. At the time the Prime Minister of Soviet Armenia Fadey Sarkissyan was visiting Montreal for a Scientific… Continue reading Շան պէս կաշխատիք. You work like a dog.