On January 17, 2019, His Grace Bishop Abgar Hovakimian, Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Canada, assisted by Rev. Fr. David Margaryan, Parish Priest of St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Cathedral of Montreal, and Rev. Fr. Hayari Tanashian, Priest of St. Mesrob Armenian Church of Ottawa, conducted the traditional Home-Blessing “Doun Orhnek” of the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to Canada.