AUGUST 26 to SEPTEMBER 2 - KOREA TRIP
South Korea - Senator Martin attended the 6th Overseas Korean Politicians Forum in South Korea hosted by the Korean Government. The Forum invited politicians of Korean descent from all over the world to share their expertise and experiences. During her trip, she visited several cities including Seoul, Paju and Busan. The trip also included bilateral meetings with Korean legislators to discuss Canada-Korea relations. Senator Martin also attended a special wreath laying ceremony at the United Nations Memorial Cemetery in honour of the 26, 791 Canadian soldiers who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice during the Korea War.
AUGUST 18 - 2019 ANCOP WALK
Burnaby, BC - Senator Martin participated in the annual ANCOP Walk with Jay shin, Conservative Candidate for Burnaby South.
AUGUST 18 - ANNUAL PAKISTAN FESTIVAL
Tsawwassen, BC - Senator Martin attended the 10th anniversary of the Pakistan Festival event alongside Senator Salma Ataullahjan, dignitaries and special guests
AUGUST 17 - VANCOUVER KOREAN CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS CEREMONY
Burnaby, BC - Senator Martin delivered remarks at the annual VKCSF Awards Ceremony on behalf of the Senate of Canada.
AUGUST 16 - WOKTA VANCOUVER EVENT
Coquitlam, BC - Senator Martin presented opening remarks at the World OKTA Vancouver Chapter's annual mentoring event.
AUGUST 15 - NATIONAL LIBERATION DAY OF KOREA COMMEMORATION IN VANCOUVER
Vancouver, BC and Edmonton, AB - Senator Martin attended the National Liberation Day of Korea in Vancouver and Edmonton to celebrate the 74th anniversary of Korea’s Independence from Japanese colonial rule (1910-1945).
AUGUST 10 - KOWIN VANCOUVER AGM
Vancouver, BC - Senator Martin presented remarks at KOWIN Vancouver's AGM on behalf of the Senate of Canada. During the event, members gathered to celebrate the term of past-president Namsook Jang and welcome their new president Bosun Kim.
JULY 28 - 6TH ANNUAL KOREAN WAR VETERANS DAY IN SUDBURY
Sudbury, ON - Past president of KVA of Sudbury, Nelson Wall, joined by the regional Korean community commemorated the 6th Annual Korean War Veterans Day at the Civic Memorial Cemetery. During the ceremony, Mr. Leonard Kim presented Senator Martin's special greeting to all those in attendance.
JULY 28 - 6TH ANNUAL KOREAN WAR VETERANS DAY IN BURLINGTON
Burlington, ON - Senator Martin joined Korea War Veterans, Vice Consul Hyejeong Ahn, Minister Karina Gould, Naval Officers of Her Majesty's Canadian Ship, special guests and community members at the Canadian Naval Ship Monument in Spencer Smith Park. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the Halton Naval Veterans Association in Burlington organized by KVA Unit 26 and Honorary member Hoo Jung Jones Kennedy.
JULY 28 - 6TH ANNUAL KOREAN WAR VETERANS DAY IN EDMONTON
Edmonton, AB - Korea War Veterans, dignitaries and members of the community gathered at the Alberta Legislative Grounds to commemorate the 6th annual Korean War Veterans Day. The annual ceremony was organized by the KWCC of Edmonton, chaired by Heath Lee.