Meeting on Parliament Hill to discuss the Vietnamese Montagnards refugees

November 28, 2018

On Tuesday, November 27, Senator Ngo’s office organized and hosted a special meeting on Parliament Hill to discuss the human rights situation related to the Vietnamese Montagnards (Hmong) refugees in Thailand. Systematic oppression conducted by the Vietnamese Communist Party over the past years has severely oppressed this religious minority who continues to endure harassment, forced displacement, and intrusive restrictions to their cultural and religious rights. With this in mind, the meeting served to discuss ways to advocate for a greater … Continue reading →

VAT and GAVE Town Hall Meetings

November 17, 2018

On November 17, Senator Ngo was invited by the Vietnamese Association, Toronto, as the keynote speaker at a Town Hall Meeting to discuss topics that are of interest to the Vietnamese Canadian community in Greater Toronto. These included the latest updates on Canada’s immigration and citizenship policy, cases of human rights violations in the Republic of Vietnam, the Sergei Magnitsky Law and special economic sanctions for identified corrupt officials, ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the … Continue reading →

Conference on the Safety of Imported Seafood Products from Vietnam

November 1, 2018

On Thursday, November 1, Senator Ngo was invited as a distinguished guest to attend the second annual Conference on “Safety of Imported Seafood Products from Vietnam: Implications in Health Law, CP TPP and WTO”, which took place at the Sir John A. MacDonald Building in Ottawa. The event was co-hosted by Senator Ngo,  and Members of Parliament Mrs. Anne Minh Thu Quach and Mrs. Elizabeth May. Panelists included Dr. Binh Nguyen, Professor Nicholas Leger-Riopel, The Honourable David Kilgour, and Professor Malaika Bacon-Dussault. Each … Continue reading →