NOVEMBER 29 - WORLD OKTA YEAR END CELEBRATION
Vancouver, BC - Senator Martin brought greetings to the annual W-OKTA Year End celebrations and highlighted the upcoming 5th anniversary of the Canada Korea Free Trade Agreement in 2020.
NOVEMBER 27 - CANADA KOREA SOCIETY AGM
Ottawa, ON - Senator Martin attended the 35th Anniversary AGM of the Canada Korea Society to celebrate in the successes of the past year. The Assistant Deputy Minister of Global Affairs gave a key note speech at the event. In attendance were Korean War Veterans, dignitaries, public servants, and CKS members and friends.
NOVEMBER 23 – MEETING WITH THE SOCIAL STUDIES EDUCATORS COUNCIL
Gatineau, QC – Senator Martin presented to the Social Studies Educators Council about teaching students about the Korean War and its commemorative events across Canada.
NOVEMBER 14 - ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERS ORGANIZATION FORUM
Vancouver, BC - Senator Martin attended the annual ELO forum and heard from various guest speakers that focused on equipping Christian entrepreneurial leaders to have a greater impact in the marketplace and in their profession.
NOVEMBER 13 – NATIONAL UNIFICATION ADVISORY COUNCIL ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Surrey, BC – Senator Martin attended the 19th Council meeting of NUAC Western Canada Chapter as members renewed their commitment to raise awareness and promote peace on the Korean peninsula.
NOVEMBER 9 – VANCOUVER ZION MISSION CHOIR CONCERT
Surrey, BC – Senator Martin delivered remarks at the 37th annual benefit concert of the Vancouver Zion Mission Choir. All proceeds from this year’s concert were donated to the Pacific Autism Family Network.
NOVEMBER 9 to 28 - 2019 POST ELECTION
(VARIOUS REGIONS) - Senator Martin attended various post election events to thank volunteers and congratulate elected Members of Parliament including MP Nelly Shin, MP Kenny Chiu, Hon. Ed Fast and others. She also attended MP Nelly Shin's Swearing-In ceremony and receptions held in her victory.
NOVEMBER 5 to 11 - VETERANS WEEK
Nov. 4 - Ottawa, ON - 22nd Annual Ceremony of Remembrance took place in the Senate Chamber; Nov. 4 - New Westminster, BC - No Stone Left Alone Ceremony at Fraser Cemetery; Nov. 10 - Ottawa, ON - Turn Towards Busan Ceremony at Ottawa City Hall; Nov. 11 - Burnaby/Vancouver, BC - Remembrance Day Ceremonies at George Derby Long Term Care Centre and Chinatown Memorial Square. Annual Remembrance Day wreath-laying ceremony at the Ambassador of Peace Korean War Memorial.
NOVEMBER 2 – 2019 CONFERENCE FOR KOREAN ADOPTEES IN CANADA
Toronto, ON – Senator Martin joined dignitaries, special guests and Korean adoptees and their families at the inaugural Conference for Korean Adoptees in Canada hosted by the Federation of Korean-Canadian Associations.