Trung Sisters Commemoration with the Vietnamese Women’s Association of Toronto

March 25, 2017

Senator Ngo attended the Two-Sister (Trung Sisters) Commemoration Event as the keynote speaker to honour two historical heroines from 40CE-43CE who led the Vietnamese people against foreign denomination in the early part of the first century. The event was co-organized with three of the largest Vietnaemse Canadian organizations in the Greater Toronto Area: the Vietnamese Association, Toronto; the Vietnamese Cultural Society; and the Former Thu Duc Reserves Officer Cadet Association of Ontario. For more pictures, please click here.

Annual Golden Age Village for the Elderly Gala

March 18, 2017

Senator Ngo was invited to attend the annual gala hosted by the Golden Age Village for the Elderly as the keynote speaker, along with other Parliamentarians and politicians from the Greater Toronto Area. The Golden Age Village for the Elderly supports the efforts if building homes and residences for seniors within the Vietnamese-Canadian community. For more pictures, please click here.

69th Independence Day of Myanmar

March 13, 2017

Senator Ngo attended the 69th Independence Day of Myanmar and gave a speech as the Vice-Chair of the Canada-Myanmar Parliamentary Friendship group. Myanmar is paving its way to a bright future by standing as a shining example to other countries in South-East Asia, who hope to accomplish the same democratic aspirations. With many positive reforms, Senator Ngo is optimistic to the democratic potential Myanmar will continue to demonstrate in furthering human rights, reinforcing democracy, respecting the rule of law and upholding … Continue reading →

Trip to Mexico with Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs

March 8, 2017

Senator Ngo traveled to Mexico City as a member of the Senate Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade to attend various meetings with various diplomatic corps and local officials. This trip allowed for meetings to follow up on findings of a Committee report tabled in June 2015 entitled North American Neighbours: Maximizing Opportunities and Strengthening Cooperation for a More Prosperous Future. During this trip the, the Committee pursued the report’s findings by examining changing economic and social conditions … Continue reading →