St. Catharines, Ontario, Armenian Genocide Memorial

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Subject:The unveiling of this monument in the historic Armenian community of St. Catharines will first of all serve to show our collective commitment towards remembering our past and demanding justice to take its course and also to educate the upcoming generations about what occurred in the past and how we should stand together today, as guardians of our identity and history (view image)
Type of Memorial:Monumental Sculpture
Physical Setting:The memorial is located on flat land
Tourist Amenities:No
Physical Condition:New
Location:St. Catharines, Ontario Canada
Opening Date:Saturday April 30, 2016
Notable Visitors:Community members from all over the Niagara Region along with His Excellency Armen Yeganian, the Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia in Canada, Mr. Marc Truyet, the Consul-General of France in Toronto, Members of the Clergy, representatives from the ARF Bureau, ARF Canada Central Committee and the Armenian National Committee of Canada, elected officialsfrom all three levels of government, and the Mayor of St.Catharineswere given the honour to unveil the monument.