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END OF FALL SITTING (2016)

  SENATOR YONAH MARTIN HIGHLIGHTS MILESTONES OF THE 2016 FALL SITTING ‎AND IMPORTANT PLANS FOR THE NEW YEAR   VANCOUVER, BC – The Honourable Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate held a year-end teleconference with the National Korean Media to discuss the conclusion of the 2016 fall sitting of Parliament, and highlight the importance of 2017.   Senator Martin highlighted the following achievements of the 2016 Fall Sitting:  Serving and H…
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KOREA MISSION

  Canadian delegation to ‎honour Canada's fallen and veterans of the Korean War, explore educational exchanges and strengthen bilateral ties   Coquitlam, BC - British Columbian Senator Yonah Martin, Superintendent of Schools (S.D. 43) Patricia Gartland, Chair of the Board of Education (S.D. 43) Judy Shirra, and City of Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart will be traveling to Korea with the aim to deepen Canada Korea relations through highlighting the legacy of Canada's Korean Wa…
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THE BATTLES OF HILL 355

  COMMEMORATING THE HISTORIC BATTLES OF HILL 355   OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate joined the Korea Veterans Association of Canada National Capital Unit 7, Colonel Yoon on behalf of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Parliamentary Secretary Karen McCrimmon, The Canadian War Museum, the Korean War Commemorative Committee (KWCC), retired and current serving personnel of the Canadian Armed Forces, and members of the Korea…
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VETERANS WEEK 2016

  SENATOR YONAH MARTIN HONOURS VETERANS DURING VETERANS’ WEEK   OTTAWA ON - The Honourable Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, along with Parliamentarians, Veterans, and Canadians coast to coast to coast, commemorated 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 all Canadians enjoy today. Vete…
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HON. RONA AMBROSE : STATEMENT ON THE INAUGURAL HARVEST MOON FESTIVAL ON THE HILL

The Conservative Caucus hosts a Harvest Festival reception on Parliament Hill OTTAWA, ON – September 29th, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Earlier this week, the Hon. Rona Ambrose, the Interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, and the Conservative Caucus was joined by members of the of the Chinese, Taiwanese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Japanese communities to mark the Mid-Autumn festival. Ms. Ambrose gathered with many different community leaders to take part in traditional celebrat…
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HON. RONA AMBROSE: STATEMENT ON THE OCCASION OF CHUSEOK

Rona Ambrose, the Leader of the Official Opposition, Issues Statement to Celebrate Chuseok (Korean Thanksgiving) OTTAWA – SEPTEMBER 14, 2016  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Leader of the Official Opposition and Interim Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada, Rona Ambrose, issued the following statement to mark Chuseok: “On behalf of the Conservative Caucus, I would like to offer my warmest greetings to the Koreans in Canada and around the world during the Chuseok holiday. …
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AKCSE 30TH ANNIVERSARY & CKC 2016

OTTAWA, ON - On August 7th, the Honourable Yonah Martin attended the 6th Canada Korea Conference on Science and Technology (CKC 2016) co-hosted by the Association of Korean-Canadian Scientists and Engineers (AKCSE) & the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST). The conference took place over three days, attended by hundreds of scientists and experts from across Canada and South Korea. CKC is a multidisciplinary conference that aims to bring together experts and leaders …
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4TH CANADA-KOREA ECONOMIC FORUM ON THE HILL

  SENATOR MARTIN ATTENDS WREATH-LAYING CEREMONY WITH MEMBERS OF UKCIA OTTAWA, ON – On June 4th, the United Korean Commerce and Industry Association convened in Ottawa for their 21st Annual General Meeting and to participate in the 4th Canada Korea Economic Forum on Parliament Hill. The Forum provided a chance for Korean-Canadian leaders of the business community to have the opportunity to inform and discuss key issues that impact small businesses with Parliamentarians and officials…
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HONOURING VETERANS OF THE KOREAN WAR

  July 27 is Korean War Veterans’ Day — a deeply personal day for Senator Yonah Martin. Her family immigrated to Canada from South Korea in 1972. She credits the United Nations-led force (including tens of thousands of Canadians) that pushed the communist forces back above the 38th parallel in 1950 with saving the fledging South Korean democracy and giving her family the right to live in freedom and greater prosperity. With this history in mind, Martin introduced her first pu…
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