Evening of Celebration and Friendship in Vancouver
November 9, 2012
On November 9th 2012, Senator Thanh Hai Ngo travelled to British Columbia to meet the Vietnamese Community of Greater Vancouver for an evening of celebration and friendship. Senator Ngo took this opportunity to express his concerns about the human rights situation in Vietnam and to commemorate the thousands of Canadian soldiers who have sacrificed their lives fighting for democracy. Senator Ngo also presented Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals to dedicated community members.
On the following day, Senator Thanh Hai Ngo joined Minister Jason Kenney at the Diwali Festival in Vancouver. The Vancouver Celebrates Diwali is an annual South Asian arts & culture festival that brings together an exciting and multicultural array of artists, performers and artisans.