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SENATORS HONOUR KOREAN WAR VETERANS

  OTTAWA- The Honourable Yonah Martin, paid tribute to the Canadians who served in the Korean War by speaking to an Inquiry tabled on June 14, 2012: (a) to the importance of the Korean War, the third bloodiest war in Canadian history but often called "The Forgotten War"; and (b) to Canada’s contribution to the three-year war on the Korean Peninsula, including the 26,791 Canadians who came to the aid of South Korea, 516 of whom gave the ultimate sacrifice, and the 7,000 Canadian pea…
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN COMMEMORATES ANIMALS WHO FOUGHT IN WARS

  OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Yonah Martin along with Mrs. Laureen Harper, Honorary Patron attended the unveiling of the Animals in War Dedication at Confederation Park. They were joined by MP Royal Galipeau, NCC Chair Russell Mills, Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa, war veterans and other invited guests. The ceremony began with an RCMP service dog escorting the official party to their seats. AIW founder Lloyd Swick delivered opening remarks, followed by a Proclamation from …
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CANADA KOREA DIALOGUE SERIES ON THE HILL CO-PRESENTED BY CANADA KOREA INTER-PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDSHIP GROUP AND CANADA KOREA SOCIETY

  OTTAWA, ON – Parliamentarians, diplomats, community leaders and stakeholders gathered on the Hill on May 29, 2012 to hold a conversation on the bilateral relations of Canada and the Republic of Korea. In the months leadings up to the historic 50 th anniversary of diplomatic relations of the two nations on January 14, 2013, Canada Korea Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group (CKIFG) and Canada Korea Society (CKS), with the support of Embassy of the Republic of Korea, co-presented the …
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NEWLY ELECTED CO-CHAIRS SENATOR YONAH MARTIN AND BARRY DEVOLIN OF THE CANADA-KOREA INTER-PARLIAMENTARY FRIENDSHIP GROUP WELCOME THE NEW EXECUTIVE TEAM

  OTTAWA - On November 6, 2012 the Canada Korea Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group held its Annual General Meeting on Parliament Hill to elect new officers. With an expanded membership, the CKIFG looks forward to engaging Parliamentarians who are committed to deepening Canada Korea bilateral relations. CLICK FOR MORE...
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN ANNOUNCES QUEEN ELIZABETH II DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDAL RECIPIENTS

  VANCOUVER, BC –The Honourable Yonah Martin, Senator issued the following press release today to announce the selected recipients of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals. This year marks the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the Throne as Queen of Canada. The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal is a way for Canada to honour Her Majesty for her service to this country. At the same time, it serves to honour significant contribution…
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NATIONAL DAY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA CELEBRATION HOSTED BY THE KOREAN EMBASSY

  OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Yonah Martin along with Parliamentarians, Diplomats, and community leaders gathered at the National Gallery of Canada on October 3, 2012 to celebrate the National Foundation Day of Korea. October 3rd commemorates the foundation of Gojoseon, the ancient Korea, by King Dangun Wanggum in 2333 B.C. The Korean word for this day is Gaecheonjeol (Opening of Heaven).   CLICK FOR MORE...
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THE HONOURABLE YONAH MARTIN TABLES BILL S-213 "KOREAN WAR VETERANS DAY ACT" IN THE SENATE OF CANADA

   OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Yonah Martin, along with Co-Sponsor, The Honourable Joseph A. Day, tabled Bill S-213, intituled "An Act respecting a national day of remembrance to honour Canadian veterans of the Korean War," in the Senate Chamber on November 6, 2012. The enactment of Bill S-213 will designate the twenty-seventh day of July in each and every year as "Korean War Veterans Day" to remember and honour the courage and sacrifice of Canadians who served in the Korean Wa…
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN: ANNOUNCEMENTS TO THE KOREAN COMMUNITY

  VANCOUVER, BC –The Honourable Yonah Martin. Senator Martin was joined by Yong Hoon Lee, President of the Korean Society of BC and by Seung-Ki Chae, President of the Koreans Seniors Society at the Korean Society/Senior’s Centre today at a press conference with regional Korean media. Senator Martin first highlighted the New Horizons for Seniors Funding for the Korean Seniors Society previously awarded by the Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of HRSDC in the amount of $25,000. …
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(1) SENATOR YONAH MARTIN HONOURS VETERANS DURING VETERANS WEEK

  OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Yonah Martin commemorates Veterans Week with living heroes of various wars and peacekeeping missions, and remembers the sacrifices that were made throughout Canada's war history. Senator Martin began her Veterans Week by participating in the Wreath Laying Ceremony with veterans and Members of the Standing Committee of Veterans Affairs and the Senate Sub Committee on Veterans Affairs. Committees of both Houses came together with The Honourable Steven Bl…
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