Events

Fundraising Dinner for Journey to Freedom Day in Toronto

March 30, 2019

On Saturday, March 30, Senator Ngo was invited by the Vietnamese Association, Toronto (VAT) to attend a community Fundraising Dinner for this year’s Flag-raising Ceremony and Journey To Freedom Commemoration in Toronto. The event took place at the Anapilis Banquet Hall in Mississauga, Ontario. The Senator is proud to support the Vietnamese Association, Toronto, as it tirelessly continues to serve the Vietnamese Canadian community in Greater Toronto and brings community members together on these important occasions. The Senator is thankful … Continue reading →


Commemoration of the Two Truong Sisters in Toronto

March 16, 2019

The Vietnamese Women’s Association of Toronto (VWAT), in collaboration with the Vietnamese Association, Toronto (VAT), the Vietnamese Cultural Society and The Former Thu Duc Reserves Officer Cadet Association of Ontario, invited Senator Ngo as a special guest on the occasion of the Two-Sister Commemoration Event. The annual event took place at the Oakdale Community Centre in Toronto on Saturday, March 16, 2019. Every year, Vietnamese Canadians gather together to pay tribute to the legacy of the heroic Truong Sisters, who … Continue reading →


Fundraising Concert for Vietnamese Refugees in Calgary

March 9, 2019

On March 9, Senator Ngo traveled to Calgary to attend a fundraising dinner and concert for sponsoring Vietnamese refugees to Canada. The event took place at the Marlborough Community Hall in Calgary, Alberta, and was widely attended by members of the Vietnamese Canadian community. The Senator was delighted to show his support and generosity for the many refugees seeking to come to Canada, as well as for the Vietnamese Community in Calgary in their tireless efforts to raise funds for … Continue reading →


TMAT’s 24th Annual New Year Gala

March 2, 2019

The Senator was invited by the Taiwan Merchants’ Association of Toronto as a special guest to their 24th Annual New Year’s Gala, which took place at the Markham Event Centre in greater Toronto on Saturday, March 2, 2019. TMAT is a non-profit organization founded in 1995 and is dedicated to promoting closer business and cultural ties between Chinese Taiwanese people and all Canadians. TMAT also helps build stronger economic, cultural and trade between Canada and the Asia-Pacific region, particularly Taiwan, … Continue reading →


CVN and VOICE Canada’s Tet Gala

February 16, 2019

In collaboration with VOICE Canada, the Canadian Vietnamese Network hosted their second annual Vietnamese Lunar New Year Gala, that took place at Chateau Le Jardin Event Venue in Vaughan, Ontario, on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The Senator was delighted to share a few words at the opening ceremony, which followed a cocktail reception. The event was an enormous success with over 700 guests in attendance, including elected officials, community leaders, business professionals and members of the community. The Senator is grateful to … Continue reading →


VIETNAMESE LUNAR NEW YEAR FESTIVAL IN MONTREAL

January 27, 2019

On January 27, Senator Ngo and his spouse attended the Vietnamese Lunar New Year festival at the Centre Pierre Charbonneau in Montreal, Quebec. As in Toronto, this important annual celebration was attended by hundreds of members of the Vietnamese Canadian community from the region and beyond. The Vietnamese association in Montreal (Communauté vietnamienne au Canada – Région Montréal) in collaboration with several other Vietnamese community groups worked tirelessly to organize this magnificent celebration of Vietnamese talent and traditions! The festival … Continue reading →


Queen’s Model Parliament’s 72nd Anniversary Conference

January 24, 2019

On January 24, Senator Ngo was invited as key speaker to the Queen’s University Model Parliament (QMP) in the historical Sir John A. MacDonald Building, in Ottawa. QMP is an opportunity for them to travel to Ottawa and experience the one-of-a-kind opportunity of participating in the Canadian parliamentary process. As part of the QMP, the Senator participated in the Senate Ceremony as a recognition of the commitment of the delegates who have attended the conference for three years or more. Marking the … Continue reading →


Vietnamese Lunar New Year Festival in Toronto

January 19, 2019

On January 19, Senator Ngo and his spouse attended the Vietnamese Lunar New Year festival at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. As an annual celebration and one of the most highly anticipated events of the year for the Vietnamese Canadian community, the festival welcomed thousands of participants from across Canada. The Vietnamese Association, Toronto, in collaboration with the Vietnamese Canadian Federation (VCF) and several other groups from the GTA gathered together to make this year’s festival a tremendous success! Distinguished … Continue reading →


VAT’s Annual Christmas and Year-End Holiday Party

December 15, 2018

On Saturday, December 15,  the Vietnamese Association, Toronto (VAT), invited Senator Ngo as a special guest to their Annual Christmas / Year-End Holiday Party, which took place at the Association’s office in North York. The Vietnamese Association, Toronto, has held this annual celebration for nearly forty years. The event is a festive occasion to gather together in celebration of Vietnamese culture and traditions, and to enjoy the splendors of the holiday season. The Senator was proud to support the Association … Continue reading →


Conference to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

December 8, 2018

On Saturday, December 8, Senator Ngo was invited by the Committee to Support Vietnam’s Human Rights and Democracy Movement, Toronto, to attend as a special guest a Conference to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Senator Ngo was honoured to participate in support of the Committee’s mission to promote human rights in Canada and in Vietnam. Senator Ngo firmly believes that we, as Canadians, must continue to stand up for those less fortunate who are … Continue reading →