Canadian stories conference full schedule

Contact: Sevag Belian (613) 235-2622

The media is invited to participate in a one day conference on Genocide, Multiculturalism and Human Rights in the context of Canada’s 150th has been organized by the Armenian National Committee of Canada, the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium, with the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs, the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, the Canadian Hellenic Congress and the Rwandan Humura Association. The conference will explore the history of Genocide experiences and Canada’s response to them, the evolution of Canadian multiculturalism and the pivotal role Canada should play in International human rights today.


December 3, 2017 at ​10:30 am – 5:30 pm ​the Armenian Community Centres of Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver, simultaneously, connected to each other via live broadcast.

WHO: ​

Shahen Mirakian, National President of the Armenian National Committee of


Paul Grod, National President of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress and Vice President of the Ukrainian World Congress.

Jessica Labranche, Principal at Black Feather Law Professional Corporation

Jonathan Kay, Journalist

In Toronto – live webcast

Professor Isabel Kaprielian-Churchill

Professor Frank Sysyn Holodomor Research and Education Consortium

Garnett Genuis, MP Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan

Jonathan Kay – Keynote Speaker

Dr. John Young, President and CEO – Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Arif Virani, MP Parkdale—High Park

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of the Federal NDP

In Montreal – live webcast

Hon. Irwin Cotler, P.C., O.C,Chair of the Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights

Anthony Housefather, MP Mount-Royal

Dr. Kyle Matthews Executive Director Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies


Toronto: 45 Hallcrown Place, Toronto, ON, M2J 4Y4

Montreal: 3400 Rue Nadon, Montréal, QC H4J 1P5

Vancouver: 13780 Westminster Hwy, Richmond, BC V6V1A2

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