On June 18, 2018, Bishop Abgar Hovakimyan, Primate, accompanied by Armenian priests from Canada – Rev. Fr. Vazgen Boyajyan, Rev. Fr. Komitas Mirzakhanyan, Rev. Fr. Hayari Tanachian, Rev. Fr. Hrant Manukyan, from Bulgaria – Rev. Fr. Hrach Muradyan, and the Eastern Diocese of the United States Armenian Church – Rev. Fr. Vart Gyozalyan, and Rev. Fr. Sevak Gabrielyan, visited Holy Cross Armenian Church of Laval and met with Mr. Arden Dervishian, founder of the Centre Arménie.