On September 21, 2021, the 30th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Armenia, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate, accompanied by Rev. Fr. Komitas Mirzakhanyan, Parish Priest of Holy Cross Armenian Church of Laval, Rev. Fr. David Margaryan, Parish Priest of St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Cathedral of Montreal, Mr. Meguerditch Kanondjian, Chairperson of the Diocesan Council, and Levon Isakhanyan, Diocesan Chancellor, and community representatives from the National Capital Region and Quebec, upon invitation of Her Excellency Anahit Harutyunyan, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Armenia to Canada, attended the Flag Raising Ceremony at the Ottawa City Hall.

After the Ceremony, Ambassador Harutyunyan hosted the guests at the Embassy.