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Senator Yonah Martin 
Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate


 Special Feature


"Minister Steven Blaney declares 2013 as "Year of the Korean War Veteran" to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice"

"Land of the Morning Calm" - Veterans Affairs Canada

 Passage of Bill S-213

 Passage of Bill S-213 " 'Korean War Veterans Day' to remember and honour the courage and sacrifice of Canadians who served in the Korean War (1950-1953) and performed peacekeeping duties following the armistice of July 27, 1953".

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  10-rprd.jpg     Rules, Procedures and the Rights of Parliament

 Inter-Parliamentary Associations/Groups

  • Canada-Korea Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group (Co-Chair)
  • Canada- Azerbaijan Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group (Director)
  • Canada-China Inter-Parliamentary Association
  • Canada-Holy See Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group
  • The Inter-Parliamentary Union
  • Canada-Japan Inter-Parliamentary Association
  • Canada-Morocco Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group (Director)
  • Canada-Pakistan Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group (Director)
  • Canada-Philippines Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group
  • Canada-Taiwan Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group
  • Canada-Ukraine Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group
  • Canada-US Inter-Parliamentary Association