Canadians of Armenian descent consider themselves to be both proud Armenians and proud Canadians.
Recently departed Armenian ambassador to Canada, Armen Yeganian, on the right, during the unveiling of the Yosuf Karsh sculpture outside the Château Laurier on June 9, 2017. From the left is his wife, Maria Yeganian, Senate Speaker George Furey, and Megerditch Tarakdjian, sculptor of the piece. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
OTTAWA—I have completed my term in office in Canada, the country where I have spent the past six years as the ambassador of the Republic of Armenia.
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Unless Trudeau plans to be out on these streets, fighting against police brutality or in cabinet drafting legislation to curb police powers, his, and all the other white voices of his ilk, have no merit here.
'I do agree that things need to be implemented as quickly as possible. We could've done this a lot sooner. The good news is that we’re doing it now and announcing it today,' says Transport Minister Marc Garneau.