PARLIAMENT of CANADA
Victor Oh   -  Conservative Party of Canada
 
Province:
Ontario
Senatorial Designation:
Mississauga
Appointed on the advice of:
Harper (C)
Telephone:
613-943-1880  or 1-800-267-7362
Fax:
613-943-1882
 
Biography

Victor Oh is a proud Canadian of Chinese heritage.  He immigrated to Canada from Singapore in 1978.  Since then, he has been an active community leader and a resident of Mississauga, Ontario.  As a prominent member of the Chinese-Canadian community, Mr. Oh has devoted himself to promoting multiculturalism in addition to helping newcomers establish themselves in Canada and start their own businesses. 

Mr. Oh is the founding chairman of the Canada-China Business Communication Council and President of Wyford Holdings. He also serves as a member of the Board of Governors of Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning. He is the former president of Mississauga Chinese Business Association and former co-chair of the Confederation of Greater Toronto Chinese Business Association.

Over the years, Mr. Oh has been recognized for his contributions to Ontario and Canada. He was awarded the Robert Boyne Memorial Award by the Peel Regional Police Services Board in 2007 and the prestigious Citation for Citizenship (now known as Canada’s Citizenship Awards) by the Government of Canada in 2008, in recognition of Mr. Oh’s outstanding role in promoting the value of citizenship and helping newcomers to integrate into Canadian society. In 2010, Mr. Oh became the first Chinese in 26 years to receive a Tribute Dinner by the Community Living Foundation of Mississauga.  In 2011, the Canadian Immigrant magazine named him one of the Top 25 Canadian Immigrants.

Mr. Oh currently resides in Mississauga.

Current Member of the following Senate committee(s):
Agriculture and Forestry
Foreign Affairs and International Trade
Personal Website:  http://victoroh.ca/  ( N.B. This site is not a part of the parliamentary Internet site )

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