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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN PAYS TRIBUTE TO VETERANS OF SECOND WORLD WAR

BURNABY BC - On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Senator Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate, hosted a ceremony today recognizing Canadian Veterans of the Second World War in honour of the 75th anniversary of Canada’s participation in the conflict. Among their family, friends and community, residents of George Derby who are Second World War Veterans were presented with a commemorative lapel pin and certificate of recognition in…
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN HONOURS VETERANS DURING VETERANS WEEK

OTTAWA ON - The Honourable Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate, along with Parliamentarians, Veterans, and Canadians coast to coast to coast, celebrates Veterans Week (November 5-11). This important week honours the brave men and women who dedicated their lives to serving Canada, protecting people around the world, and fighting for the freedoms that we have today. Veterans Week honours veterans of all wars and recognizes their selfless service and devotion then and …
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN HIGHLIGHTS RECENT PARLIAMENTARY TRIP TO KOREA

SEOUL, KOREA – The Honourable Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate and Co-Chair of the Canada Korea Inter Parliamentary Friendship Group, along with Member of Parliament and Co-Chair of the Canada Korea Inter Parliamentary Friendship Group Barry Devolin, and Member of Parliament and Parliamentary Secretary Erin O’Toole visited South Korea from September 1st to 5th, 2014. CLICK FOR MORE...
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN HOLDS SPECIAL MEDIA CONFERENCE WITH THE KOREAN COMMUNITY AND THE HONOURABLE PIERRE POILIEVRE, MINISTER OF STATE FOR DEMOCRATIC REFORM

BURNABY, BC - The Honourable Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate and Co-Chair of Canada Korea Inter-Parliamentary Group, hosted a breakfast roundtable with regional stakeholders followed by a press conference with regional Korean media, with the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of State for Democratic Reform. CLICK FOR MORE...
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SENATOR YONAH MARTIN COMMEMORATES 2ND ANNUAL KOREAN WAR VETERANS DAY

BURNABY, BC AND BRAMPTON, ON - The Honourable Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate, along with many dignitaries, community leaders, a special visiting group from Korea (of Human Harmony Organization Pumassi), and Veterans, commemorate Korean War Veterans Day (marking the 61st anniversary of the Korean War Armistice) at the Ambassador of Peace (the Korean War Memorial in Central Park, Burnaby) and on July 27th at the Wall of Remembrance (in Brampton, ON). CLICK FOR MORE...…
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THE 3RD ANNUAL CANADA KOREA DIALOGUE SERIES

  OTTAWA, ON – Parliamentarians, diplomats and officials, Korean War Veterans, regional community leaders and stakeholders gathered on Parliament Hill on June 3, 2014 to discuss important trade, security and bilateral cooperation between Canada and Korea. The 3rd annual Canada Korea Dialogue Series on the Hill, “Gateway to Opportunities: Successful Conclusion of the CKFTA & Canada’s Role on Global Security”, co-presented by Canada Korea Interparliamentary Frien…
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CANDLELIGHT VIGIL FOR KOREA

The Honourable Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Government in the Senate; Deputy Consul General Seon-Cheol Park on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Korea; Suzanne Anton, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of BC; His Worship, Mayor Richard Stewart of Coquitlam, along with the Rose of Sharon Foundation and Care Society, C3 Korean Canadian Society, leaders and members of the Korean Canadian Community, Fatima parishioners and hundreds of supporters participated in the "Candlelight…
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THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA HONOURS THE KOREAN WAR IN KAPYONG CEREMONY AT PACIFIC RIM NATIONAL PARK RESERVE

Today, Senator Yonah Martin on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, honoured the 63rd anniversary of the Battle of Kapyong in a ceremony at the Kwisitis Visitor Centre in Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. In tribute to the actions of the 2nd Battalion of Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry forces, the Canadian government honours the memory of those who fought in the pivotal battle at Kapyong and the Korean…
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