Bodhi Meditation Day and Celebration of Cambodia’s 6th General Election

July 29, 2018

On Sunday, July 29, the Senator was delighted to join the Buddhist community in Greater Toronto on the occasion of Bodhi Meditation Day. Taking place at the Toronto Bodhi Meditation Centre, the annual event was a celebration of gratitude for the many benefits that Bodhi meditation has brought to families and communities across the world. Participants had the chance to discover and enjoy a number of cultural performances – including an Energy Bagua demonstration, games, vegetarian foods and much more. … Continue reading →

Surrey Fusion Festival 2018

July 21, 2018

On the weekend of July 21 to July 22, the Vietnamese Cultural Heritage Association in Greater Vancouver was delighted to welcome Senator Ngo to the 11th Surrey Fusion Festival, which took place in Holland Park. The annual festival showcased the traditions, talents, and cuisine of dozens of countries from around the world! With over 50 pavilions and 6 stages, festival goers had the chance to discover and enjoy cultural experiences and performances of all kinds – including those from Vietnam. … Continue reading →

Golden Age Village for the Elderly welcomes new Ontario MPPs

July 14, 2018

On July 14, the Executive Board of GAVE (Golden Age Village for the Elderly) invited Senator Ngo along with members of Ontario’s new PC government to attend a meeting and presentation that aimed to raise awareness of, and increase support for, the GAVE project – which would provide a healthy, happy, and affordable living environment for elderly Vietnamese Canadians living in the GTA. Among the distinguished guests were MPP Stephen Lecce and Minister Michael Tibollo. Deputy Mayor Mario Ferri and … Continue reading →

Demonstration on Parliament Hill against Vietnam’s human rights violations

July 7, 2018

On July 7, 2018, the Vietnamese Canadian Federation (VCF), in collaboration with other Vietnamese Canadian groups, organized and held a demonstration on Parliament Hill to protest the recent human right violations in Vietnam. Demonstrations were also held at the Chinese Embassy and Vietnamese Embassy in Ottawa later that afternoon. There were an estimated 500 participating community members from Ottawa, Toronto and Montreal. The demonstrations sent a strong message against China’s occupation of Vietnam’s territorial waters and Vietnam’s new repressive cybersecurity … Continue reading →