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MARCH 1ST MOVEMENT

For immediate release March 01, 2018 STATEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE YONAH MARTIN MARKING KOREA’S MARCH 1ST INDEPENDENCE MOVEMENT   “On March 1st, 1919, 33 Korean cultural and religious leaders in Seoul read the Proclamation of Independence, marking the beginning of a historic and courageous struggle by the Korean people for independence from Japanese colonialism. It was the start of a movement that would eventually see millions of Koreans stand up to their oppressors a…
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2018 PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS

For immediate release February 9, 2018 CELEBRATING THE 2018 PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPIC AND PARALYMPIC GAMES OTTAWA, ON – On February 8, 2018, Canada-Korea Interparliamentary Friendship Group (CKIFG) and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (and the Korean Cultural Centre) co-hosted the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games Celebration on Parliament Hill. The event took place in Centre Block with an overflow of people in attendance, including co-hosts Senator Yonah Martin (Co-…
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2018 IMJIN CLASSIC HOCKEY GAME COMMEMORATED IN KOREA

For immediate release January 19, 2018 2018 IMJIN CLASSIC HOCKEY GAME USHERS IN THE PYEONGCHANG GAMES THROUGH PURE INSPIRATION   VANCOUVER, BC – The Honourable Yonah Martin, is pleased to announce the historic 2018 Imjin Classic (a commemorative hockey game) that took place in Paju City, South Korea (at the site of the original hockey played during the Korean War) on  January 19, 2018. This historic event was organized to mark the 65th Anniversary of the Korean War Armi…
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BULGARIAN PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

For immediate release January 15, 2018 CANADA BULGARIA PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDSHIP GROUP CELEBRATES BULGARIA’S PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION   VANCOUVER, BC – Canada Bulgaria Parliamentary Friendship Group (CBPFG), along with Honorary Consul of Bulgaria in Vancouver, Mr. Ron Suh, and with the kind assistance of Bulgarian-Canadian Society of BC, celebrated the Republic of Bulgaria’s 2018 Presidency of the Council of the European Union. The reception was attended by members of…
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