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THE HON. YONAH MARTIN AWARDS SENATE OF CANADA 150 MEDALS

For immediate release November 30, 2017   THE HON. YONAH MARTIN AWARDS SENATE OF CANADA 150 MEDALS   OTTAWA, ON - The Hon. ‎Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, awarded thirteen British Columbians the Senate 150 Medal during a presentation ceremony hosted by the Speaker of the Senate, The Hon. George Furey. The ceremony took place on Wednesday, November 29th, in the Senate Chamber on Parliament Hill.   The Senate 150 Medal was created to recognize and…
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2017 YEAR IN REVIEW

  For immediate release December 16, 2017   SENATOR YONAH MARTIN HIGHLIGHTS MILESTONES OF THE 2017 FALL SITTING AND IMPORTANT PLANS FOR THE NEW YEAR   COQUITLAM, BC – The Honourable Yonah Martin, Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate held a year-end news conference following the conclusion of the 2017 fall sitting of Parliament. The Senate rose on December 14, 2017. As Deputy Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Senator Martin played a key role th…
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CANADA KOREA 150 ON PARLIAMENT HILL

For immediate release October 3rd, 2017   SENATOR YONAH MARTIN CELEBRATES CANADA KOREA 150 ON PARLIAMENT HILL   OTTAWA, ON – Today, the Honourable Yonah Martin was joined by His Excellency Ambassador Shin; Members of Parliament, Ali Ehsassi and John Brassard; Veterans of the Korean War; members of the Canadian military the Korean community (from across Canada), to participate in the inaugural flag raising of the Korean national flag (Taegukgi) on the steps of Centre Block o…
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KOREA DAY CEREMONY NEWS RELEASE

OTTAWA, ON – On June 25, 2017, The Honourable Senator Yonah Martin joined our beloved Veterans of the Korean War and their families; His Excellency Shin, Maeng-ho, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Canada; members of the diplomatic corps, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, and officials from Veterans Affairs Canada and the Department of National Defence, to participate in an annual wreath-laying ceremony at The National War Memorial to remember the 67th anniversary of the break-out…
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ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH NEWS RELEASE

Sitar music, spring rolls and saris were in abundance as Canada’s senators celebrated the diversity that makes Canada special at their annual Asian Heritage Month reception. The Ottawa event, held Monday, May 8, 2017 showcased the cultures of China, India, Korea, Pakistan, the Philippines and Vietnam. More than 450 people watched singers and dancers perform dances and songs from the six participating countries. Volunteers served delicious foods from the various cultural communities. The …
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