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 integral part of Canada’s multicultural fabric.
The following day Senator Ngo participated in the 2018 Vesak celebration and commemoration of the birth and enlightenment of Buddha on May 27, 2018. The event was jointly organized by members of the West End, Fo Guang Shan, Ching Kwok & Cham Shan Buddhist temples in the Toronto region. The celebration is an occasion to recognize the teachings of Buddha that inspire humanity to practice compassion, peace and goodwill toward others.
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