Virtual Discussion on Canada’s 44th Parliament and Asia Policy

October 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Friday, 29 October 2021 | 09:00 to 10:30 EDT / 20:00 to 21:30 Vietnam Time | Zoom   

Canada-ASEAN Initiatives at the York Centre for Asian Research (YCAR), York University and the Vietnam-Canada Friendship Association, Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations (VUFO) cordially invites everyone to attend our Virtual Discussion on Canada’s 44th Parliament and Asia Policy on Friday, 29 October 2021.

Speakers include:

  1. The Honourable Victor Oh, Senator, Senate of Canada | Opening Remarks (invited)
  2. The Honourable Bryon Wilfert, Former Member of Parliament, Canada | Presentation: Canada’s 44th Election: Back to Square One
  3. Sophia Leong, Advisory Board Member, Canada-ASEAN Initiatives | Presentation: Why Vietnam Matters to Canada
  4. Dr. Lại Thái Bình, Deputy Director-General of the East Sea Institute, Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam | Presentation: Canada and the South China Sea from a Vietnamese Perspective
  5. Luis Silva, Former School Trustee, Toronto | Presentation: Canada’s Diaspora Policy and the Vietnamese Canadian community
  6. Dr. Pham Quang Minh, Vice-President, Vietnam-Canada Friendship Association | Concluding Remarks

Please RSVP at:

For more information, email or visit


Photo by Jason Hafso on Unsplash

Posted Under

About York Centre for Asian Research