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stacks_image_1254.pngAbbotsford City of Character is an independent organization dedicated to promoting good character for a better society.




ALPHA Education is an educational NGO, non-profit, and registered charity in Canada that promotes a critical-historical investigation of the events of World War II in Asia. Their mission is to foster awareness of an often overlooked aspect of World War II history, in the interest of furthering the values of justice, peace, and reconciliation, both for survivors of the past and for those who shape the historical narratives of the present and future. 

With this mission, ALPHA aim's to activate historical memory and dialogue, to promote reconciliation, healing, closure and cross-cultural understanding.

Image result for american veterans of korea foundation scholarshipThe Korea Veterans Scholarship Program is an outreach of the American Veterans of Korea Foundation (AVKF), a foundation founded by the Honorable Representative Kim, Jung Hoon, member of the Republic of Korea National Assembly. The AVKF’s mission is to provide support to American Veterans of Korea and their families in appreciation for the selfless sacrifices of United States veterans for Korea’s peace and freedom during the Korean War and to honor their legacy.

The Animals in War Dedication Project is aimed at    honouring all species of war animals, who have served alongside veterans on the battlefields.



C3 Society-2.JPGC3 Society is a non-profit, community organization of volunteers who embrace cultural diversity and work coactively with other groups to bridge the Korean and Canadian communities by providing cultural, educational and volunteer resources.



logo.gifThe Canadian Foundation for Physically Disabled Persons (CFPDP) is a non-profit organization established to help individuals with physical disabilities and recognize their achievements.



CHKC opened its doors in July 2001 to provide deaf-blind Canadians with training opportunities and services, and to raise public awareness about the needs of people who are deaf-blind.

Canadian_Paralympic_Committee.JPGThe Canadian Paralympic Committee (“the CPC”) is a non-profit, private organisation with 43 member sports organisations. The CPC is responsible for creating an optimal environment for high-performance Canadian Paralympic Athletes to compete and win in the Paralympic and Parapan American Games, and by promoting their success, inspire all Canadians with a disability to get involved in sport.

Canadian-War-Museum-logo.jpgThe Canadian War Museum features the remarkable stories of Canadian soldiers who served on the battlefields and the experiences of people at home during wartime.



EVA BCThe Ending Violence Association of British Columbia (EVA BC) works to coordinate and support the work of victim-serving and other anti-violence programs in British Columbia through the provision of issue-based consultation and analysis, resource development,training, research and education. Our work is guided by respect for difference, human dignity and equality.

Equal Voice Logo.JPGEqual Voice's mission is to promote the election of more women to all levels of Government and ultimately, change the face of Canadian politics.



HaidaMain.jpgThe Friends of HMCS Haida aims to raise awareness of Canada's most honoured warship as a National Historic Site.




George Derby Centre.JPGGeorge Derby Centre is a community based residential care facility situated in a park-like setting in Burnaby, BC. It provides excellent care and services to 300 residents who are Canadian Veterans of the Armed Forces.


276439_275731349113047_1045099580_n.jpgGlobal Dignity is an independent, non-profit organization that aims to protect the universal right of every human and enhance the dignity of men and women. Global Dignity Day is annually held to promote a global conversation about dignity.



HanVoice was first established to support the resettlement of North Korean refugees in Canada and has grown over the years to become the largest Canadian organization advocating for improved human rights in North Korea. Today, we support North Korean refugees resettle in the Greater Toronto Area, support on-the-ground humanitarian initiatives in North Korea and work with leading politicians and policy experts to promote the human rights agenda.

Hanway Society

Hanway Society is a registered non-profit organization. It serves to bridge the Korean-Canadian community across... generations, across communities, and across cultures. Members are Korean-Canadians as well as those who are simply interested in the Korean culture and history.


Memory Project.JPGThis nationwide bilingual project offers an unprecedented account of Canada’s participation in the Second World War through thousands of firsthand veteran testimonials.

Click here for Stories from the Korean War


The IPU is the international organization of Parliaments. It was established in 1889. The Union is the focal point for world-wide parliamentary dialogue and works for peace and co-operation among peoples and for the firm establishment of representative democracy.

Korean Veterans Association Logo.JPGThe Korea Veterans Association of Canada (KVA) was developed during the Korean War and the years that followed. KVA is comprised primarily of members who served in the Canadian Armed Forces (Navy, Army, Air Force) in Korea during the 1950-1953 war and on peacekeeping duties in Korea from 1953 to 1955.


KCWA logo.JPGKCWA Family and Social Services is a non-profit organization established in 1985 by a group of women who were concerned with women and family issues. KCWA’s mission is to empower vulnerable members of the community-at-large to live free from violence, poverty and inequity through the provision of culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate services for the purpose of enhancing the well-being of immigrant families and promoting their successful integration into Canadian society.


KOWIN logo.JPGKorean Women's International Network was established in 2001 for the purpose of binding the Korean Women all around the world in one and constructing the network of Korean Women abroad to raise national competitiveness and spread gender mainstreaming.


Korean Paralympic Committee Logo - small.JPGThe Korean Paralympic Committee was established to help individuals with disabilities by promoting the development of sports and leisure activities.



The Citadelle of Québec is the largest British fortress in North America. It is an integral part of the Québec fortifications and is located on Cape Diamond, the city's highest point. The citadel was recognized as a National Historic Site of Canada in 1980 and is part of the Historic District of Old Québec, which was placed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 1985.


product_26.jpgThe “Land of the Morning Calm: Canadians in Korea 1950-1953” features the incredible stories of Canadian Veterans of the Korean War and presents a comprehensive history of Korean War.



Embrace BC.JPGThe Multicultural Advisory Council is comprised of people from across B.C. who are dedicated to promoting multiculturalism. The Multicultural Advisory Council of B.C. is guided by the province’s Multiculturalism Act. The council’s role is to advise the minister responsible for multiculturalism on issues related to anti-racism and multiculturalism. Council members consult with communities and meet three to four times each year in the Lower Mainland. Council subcommittees may have additional meetings.

MHSS.jpgThe Multicultural Helping House Society (MHHS) is a charitable, volunteer-managed organization dedicated to helping new immigrants fulfill their dreams and succeed in Canada.



Neil Squire.JPGThe Neil Squire Society is a national not-for-profit organization in Canada that has for over twenty-five years empowered Canadians with physical disabilities through the use of computer-based assistive technologies, research and development research and development, and various employment programs.


neurodevnet.pngNeuroDevNet is a Canadian Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE) that researches on the causes of neurological deficits. Currently, NeuroDevNet’s research focuses on autism spectrum disorder, cerebral palsy, and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. NeuroDevNet is aimed to help children with neurodevelopmental disorders.



RCH LogoRCH's focus is to provide opportunities for independence to allow individuals who are Deaf-Blind to enhance their abilities, to fulfill their individual needs and to pursue their individual  goals. To do so, they must have access to information which facilitates their independence, integration and self-sufficiency.

Sage Foundation Logo.JPGThe SAGE Foundation's mission is to build a better community through the recognition of excellence in Community Service, Leadership or Multiculturalism.



Sauder School of Business - Logo-2.JPGThe mission statement of the Sauder School of Business at the University of British Columbia is to cultivate a community that supports and inspires current and future alumni - a community that members are proud to be a part of and contribute to and to provide exceptional service to our students and alumni through communication, connections, value-added initiatives and opportunities.


canadian-senate-chamber.jpgCanadian Senators gathered together and condemned the Iranian government’s abuse of human rights. They asked for the release of all Iran’s unlawfully held political prisoners.



Stpatslogo.pngSt. Patrick Regional Secondary is a school that sings. With nearly 50% of the school population participating in choir each year, the choral program has grown to eight different ensembles. It has been named by Heritage Music Festivals as, “an outstanding flagship choir program in North America.”



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The National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC) is a presidential consultative body on the reunification of the Korean peninsula, formulating and implementing policies on democratic and peaceful unification through the consensus of political parties and the public.


Click here for NUAC Vancouver Chapter website

Click here for NUAC Toronto Chapter website

The UNMCK as the world's unique UN cemetery, is sacred home for the UN fallen who gave their priceless lives in defense of freedom and peace in Korea. Koreans believe that diligent maintenance of the cemetery indicates the appreciation for the sacrifice made by the fallen, which in turn may serve as a cornerstone for mutually beneficial, strong and sound foreign relations.

top_logo.gifThe Vancouver Korean Canadian Scholarship Foundation (VKCSF) is a non-profit organization established to help meet the financial needs of Korean Canadian or Korean international students.



The Washington Coalition for Comfort women Issues, Inc (WCCW) was founded in December 1992 in Washington D.C. to advocate rights of wartime victims and their lawful reparation. Our mission is to contribute to eradication and prevention of sex crimes against women by promoting public awareness.

english-winterlude-logo.jpgWinterlude, created in 1979, is an annual winter festival held in Ottawa-Gatineau each February.



Wounded Warriors.pngWounded Warriors Canada is a non-profit organization established to help Canadian veterans who have been injured or wounded while serving their country.



YCLfID.JPGYouthCan For International Dialogue (YFID) is a Canadian Organizing Committee for the annual G8 & G20 Youth Summit. We represent Canada within the G8 and G20 Youth Networks. YFID is a federally incorporated Canadian Non-Profit organization whose goal is to involve youth in diplomacy and meaningful dialogue at an international level.