DECEMBER 31 - BC YOUTH PARLIAMENT
Victoria, BC - Senator Yonah Martin spoke at the 90th British Columbia Youth Parliament on behalf of the Senate of Canada.
DECEMBER 20 - VISITING DELEGATION FROM KOREA
Burnaby, BC - Visiting delegation of labour leaders of Gyeonggi Province paid respects to Canada's veterans and met with Mayors, Councillors and officials of Burnaby and Coquitlam.
DECEMBER 16 - BULGARIAN HERITAGE SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CONCERT
DECEMBER 15 - HANCA SENIORS YEAR END EVENT
TORONTO, ON - After the conclusion of the fall sitting of Parliament, Senator Martin made a stopover in Toronto to attend the GTA HanCa Seniors Year End Luncheon at the Korean Canadian Cultural Association. Senator Martin was joined by parliamentary colleagues (Sen. Victor Oh and MP Ali Ehsassi), Conservative Candidate Daniel Lee, 2018 parliamentary intern Ashley Seo, and hundreds of seniors who came to watch the special performances and enjoy a Korean buffet lunch.
DECEMBER 15 - FINAL SITTING WEEK ON THE HILL
DECEMBER 6 - CANADA-KOREA INTERPARLIAMENTARY FRIENDSHIP GROUP LUNCHEON
OTTAWA, ON - On December 6th, the Canada Korea Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group, along with the Korean Embassy and Deputy Speaker Stanton, co-hosted a year-end reception in the Speaker’s Dining Room for Veterans, Parliamentarians, community leaders and special guests - in celebration of a truly remarkable year as well as to convene in Centre Block before its closure for at least a decade or more. Later in December, the Speaker's of the House and Senate also co-hosted a final reception on the Hill. Former and current Parliamentarians and their spouses/family members were invited to Centre Block to roam the halls and enter both Chambers that have been at the centre of Canada's most memorable and heated debates throughout our parliamentary history.
DECEMBER 1 - KOWIN YEAR-END EVENT
PORT MOODY, BC - Senator Martin attended the Korean Women’s International Network (KOWIN) year-end networking event.
NOVEMBER 29 - 2018 SPIRIT OF CHANGE CONCERT
Ottawa, ON - Senators Yonah Martin, Patricia Bovey and René Cormier along with Deputy Speaker Bruce Stanton and MP Jamie Schmale co-hosted the 2018 Spirit of Change Concert ont he Hill. The concert was in partnership with the Embassies of Bulgaria, Estonia, Romania, Poland, Slovakia, Croatia and Slovenia to commemorate the 29th anniversary of the democratic transformation in Central and Eastern Europe.
NOVEMBER 26 - WEEK IN PHOTOS
Ottawa, ON - Senator Martin held several meetings and attended various events on Parliament Hill during the month of November.
NOVEMBER 24 - MEETING WITH MONTREAL COMMUNITY
Montreal, QC - Senator Martin met with Ambassador Yunje Lee, Montreal community leaders and attend Sunday service at the Hosana Church.