GEORGE DERBY CENTRE'S CHRISTMAS TEA
Burnaby, BC- On December 14, Senator Martin attended Christmas Tea at George Derby Centre. Senator Martin and our volunteers served refreshments and spent time with the residents and their families.
KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION YEAR END CELEBRATION
Coquitlam BC- On December 14 Senator Martin attended the Korean War Veterans Association Year End Celebration.
KOREAN SENIORS SOCIETY YEAR- END CELEBRATION
Vancouver, BC- On December 7, Senator Martin attended the BC Korean Seniors Society Year-end Celebration in Vancouver, BC. Senator Martin was joined by Minister Tim Uppal and Minister of State Alice Wong.
LEADERS UNDER 40
On November 29, Senator Martin attended and spoke as a guest speaker Leaders Under 40 event, hosted by the Delta Chamber of Commerce.
MCGILL WOMEN IN HOUSE RECEPTION
Ottawa, ON- Senator Martin attended McGill Women in House Reception. The mandate of this program is to promote women’s representation in government . Lily Han from McGill shadowed Senator Martin on Nov.21st ,
CANADA-KOREA SOCIETY AGM
Ottawa, ON - Senator Martin attended 2013 Annual Canada-Korea Society General Meeting & Dinner on November 21st. She was the keynote speaker and addressed the topic of “Canada-Korea: Maintaining the Momentum of 2013-Leveraging the Past for the Future”.
BETTY HUFF ELEMENTARY VISIT
On Friday November 18th, Senator Martin visited Betty Huff Elementary in Surrey, BC. She spoke to grade 5 – 7 students about her role as a Senator.
Coquitlam B.C- On November 16th, Senator Martin attended a Filipiniana Night Fundraiser at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in Coquitlam. The fundraiser raised money to help support the church’s infrastructure and school improvement projects.
Senator Martin attended various tribute events during the Veterans Week to honour and to show respect to the fallen and living heroes. She attended the the ceremony in the Senate Chamber to launch Veterans week, Parliamentary ceremony at the National War Memorial, Candlelight Tribute in Ottawa, the Vancouver Asian Film Festival’s screening of the Memory of the Forgotten War, Remembrance Ceremony at George Derby center, and Wreath Laying Ceremony at Burnaby Central Park.
Senator Martin attended the Canada-Korea Forum on November 7th and 8th. It was established to examine the bilateral relationship between Canada and the Republic of Korea, with high-level dialogue on current important issues to both countries. This year’s event was co-hosted by the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, the University of British Columbia, the Canada Korea Society, and the offices of the Hon. Yonah Martin, Senator and Mr. Barry Devolin, MP, co-Chairs of the C-K Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group.