Celebrating Asian Heritage Month In Markham Honouring Canadian Veterans

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Over 100 veterans gathered at the Elegance Restaurant and Banquet Hall in Markham as the Asian Community Honoured Canada’s Veterans on Friday, June 1, 2018.
The event was part of the Asian Heritage Month/
Senator Victor Oh said, “tonight we come together to honour Canadian veterans, who dedicated their lives to protecting the security and freedom we enjoy.”
“Thousands of Asian Canadians fought in the Second World War in the Canadian Army and many more volunteered for active duty.”
During the evening a toast to the fallen was made by Major Paul Hale, Princess Patrician Canadian Light Infrantry along with a toast to Canadians of Asian decent by Honorary Colonel (Retired) C. Mercier.
The amazing evening and 12 course dinner was hoasted by Nancy Siew and her committee.

Pete Fisher
Author: Pete Fisher

Has been a photojournalist for over 30-years and have been honoured to win numerous awards for photography and writing over the years. Best selling author for the book Highway of Heroes - True Patriot Love

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