York Regional Police’s Asian Heritage Month and Vesak Celebration

May 26, 2018

Senator Ngo was invited by the York Regional Police, in partnership with the Canadian Multicultural Council to attend their Asian Heritage Month celebration. The event took place at the York Regional Police headquarters in Aurora on Saturday, May 26th, 2018.  Each year, Asian communities across Canada come together for Asian Heritage Month to celebrate our country’s strength and diversity and reflect on the many achievements of Asian Canadians and of the importance of promoting Asian culture and heritage as an … Continue reading →

UVSA Leadership Summit 2018

May 12, 2018

On May 12, Senator Ngo traveled to Toronto to attend the United Vietnamese Student Association’s 2018 Leadership Summit.  The Summit was comprised of a series of educational, professional, and interactive workshops and team-building activities that aimed to empower youth to further engage in their communities. As part of the program, Senator Ngo was invited as a keynote speaker for a roundtable and panel discussion that focused on issues relevant to young Vietnamese Canadians. These included questions of intergenerational identity, mental … Continue reading →

CMC Asian Heritage Month

May 6, 2018

On May 6, Senator Ngo was invited as a special guest to attend the Canadian Multicultural Council’s annual Asian Heritage Month Gala, which took place at the Premier Ballroom & Conventional Centre in Toronto. Asian Heritage Month represents a wonderful opportunity to showcase the vibrancy and diversity of Canada’s Asian communities. This signature event is a tribute to individuals who have made outstanding contributions in their community over the past year. In tandem, the event marked the CMC’s 20th anniversary … Continue reading →

Asian Heritage Month on Parliament Hill

May 1, 2018

On May 1, Senator Ngo co-hosted an annual celebration on Parliament Hill in honour of Asian Heritage Month. Together with Senator Ataullahjan, Senator Omidvar, Senator Jaffer, Senator Oh, Senator Martin, and Senator Woo, Senator Ngo invited senators and members of parliament to discover the tastes and traditions of various Asian countries. These included Korea, Vietnam, China, Singapore, India, and Pakistan. Guests also included Executive members of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) and of the Cambodian Association of Ottawa-Valley … Continue reading →