Canadian International Model United Nations

February 23, 2017

On February 23, 2017, Senator Ngo delivered an address at the opening ceremonies of the Canadian International Model United Nations (CANIMUN) at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa. The senator relayed his own experiences as a diplomat, refugee, teacher, citizenship judge, and senator to illustrate the challenges facing national governments as they craft immigration policies and defend freedom and human rights. CANIMUN is an opportunity for post secondary students to step into the shoes of an international diplomat. Students are … Continue reading →

New Report: Reimagining Canada’s approach to international trade

February 7, 2017

Senator Ngo along with Senator Andreychuk, and Senator Down announced the release of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade report entitled: Free Trade Agreements: A Tool for Economic Prosperity. This report makes nine recommendations to increase public involvement and parliamentary oversight of these agreements and to establish standards by which the success of an agreement would be measured. These recommendations include: That the federal government establish a formal consultation process before negotiations begin that would be open … Continue reading →

Former Reserves Thu Duc Officer Cadet Association of Ontario Lunar New Year Celebration

February 5, 2017

Senator Ngo attended a Lunar New Year celebration hosted by the Former Reserves Thu Duc Officer Cadet Association of Ontario, an association of veterans and community elders recognized within the Vietnamese-Canadian community, as a keynote speaker. The event included a flag raising of the Republic Vietnam flag and speeches from other distinguished guests. For more pictures, please click here.

Lunar New Year on the Hill; Year of the Rooster

February 1, 2017

Senator Ngo co-hosted the Lunar New Year on the Hill celebrations along side Senator Dyck, Senator Martin, Senator Oh and Senator Woo.