Mary Ng
Hon. Mary Ng
Member of Parliament for Markham—Thornhill
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May 7, 2022
Happy Asian Heritage Month!
May 6, 2022
Ambassador Katherine Tai Visits Canada
It was great to welcome Ambassador Katherine Tai to Canada! Our relationship is founded on shared values and vision for a more competitive North America.…
May 6, 2022
Happy Vesak!
Best wishes to everyone in Markham-Thornhill and across Canada celebrating Vesak. Vesak is the most important festival in the Buddhist calendar, and commemorates the birth,…
May 2, 2022
Asian Heritage Month with PM Trudeau and Simu Liu!
May 2, 2022
Emergency Preparedness Week #EP2022
May 1, 2022
Eid Mubarak!
April 24, 2022
Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day
Today marks Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day. Let us remember the victims and those who suffered unjustly during the Armenian genocide, as we reaffirm our commitment…
April 24, 2022
Happy Easter!
Across Canada and around the world Orthodox Christians, Oriental Orthodox communities, and people of Eastern Catholic faith are celebrating Easter today. May today be a…
April 22, 2022
Happy Earth Day!
Happy #EarthDay2022! Our government is committed to a clean environment and planet - that’s why in #Budget2022 we are making critical investments in zero-emission vehicles,…
April 17, 2022
Happy Easter!
For those celebrating today, Easter marks a time of renewal, joy, and hope. Wishing you and your loved ones a Happy Easter!
April 15, 2022
Happy Passover!
Chag Pesach Sameach! Sending best wishes to Jewish families across Canada and in Markham-Thornhill who are observing the beginning of Passover. May you have a…
April 14, 2022
Jamaica Trip Wrap-Up
That's a wrap on my visit to Jamaica! It was great to talk with the Hon. Kamina Johnson Smith, discuss business opportunities with Canadian entrepreneurs,…
April 14, 2022
Happy Tamil New Year!
Happy new year wishes! Happy Tamil New Year! Today Tamil communities across the world celebrate the beginning of the new year #Puthandu. Wishing you and…
April 14, 2022
Happy Vaisakhi!
Happy Vaisakhi to everyone celebrating in Markham-Thornhill and across Canada! Vaisakhi marks the start of the harvest season. May you enjoy this festive day with…
April 9, 2022
EPS Care Technologies
Yesterday, I visited Eps Care Technologies Inc., a local business in #Markham producing masks. It is great to see such innovative businesses right here in…
April 7, 2022
Budget 2022 Release
Today, Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland released #Budget2022. #Budget2022 is our plan to create jobs, drive economic growth, and make life more affordable for Canadians.…
April 3, 2022
Sanatan Mandir Cultural Centre Visit
Met with the Board of the Sanatan Mandir Cultural Centre, a pillar of our community, alongside my colleague Paul Chiang.
April 3, 2022
York Regional Police International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Today I was pleased to join the York Regional Police to recognize the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Together, we will continue…
April 2, 2022
Ramadan Mubarak!
Yesterday marked the beginning of Ramadan for the Muslim community in Markham-Thornhill, in Canada, and around the world. Ramadan is a time of togetherness, selflessness,…
March 28, 2022
Minister Ng announces renewed funding for the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub
Thrilled to announce that our government is contributing $4.2 million of funding to WEKH / PCFE so they can continue their partnerships, research, and leadership…
March 28, 2022
$10-a-day child care in Ontario
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, and the Premier of Ontario, Doug Ford, today announced an agreement that will deliver affordable, inclusive, and high-quality child care…
March 27, 2022
U.K. Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan Visits Canada
A productive visit from my counterpart U.K. Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP this week, where we:   Launched negotiations towards an FTA Met with small…
March 25, 2022
Islamic Society of Markham (ISM) Meeting
Today I had a chance to meet and visit with the Islamic Society of Markham Board of Directors to discuss continuing to work together to…
March 25, 2022
Meeting with Canada-India Foundation
A pleasure to join the Canada India Foundation today to share highlights from my recent trip to India and discuss the important progress made in…
March 23, 2022
Happy Pakistan National Day!
Happy Pakistan National Day! I wish all those celebrating across Canada and in Markham-Thornhill a very joyous occasion!
March 22, 2022
Minister Ng concludes successful visits to India, Israel, the West Bank, and the United Arab Emirates
This week, Minister Ng concluded visits to India, Israel, the West Bank, and the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E) to strengthen Canada’s trade relationships with key…
March 20, 2022
Happy Nowruz/Nowruz Mubarak!
Happy Nowruz/Nowruz Mubarak! Today, communities across Canada and in Markham-Thornhill celebrate the start of the Persian New Year! Nowruz is a time of spiritual renewal,…
March 17, 2022
Happy Holi!
Happy Holi to all Canadians of Hindu faith celebrating the joyous arrival of the spring season! Holi is a time to renew and strengthen friendships,…
March 15, 2022
Meeting with Palestinian Prime Minister and Palestinian Women Business Leaders
While in Ramallah I had the opportunity to discuss Canada’s friendship with Palestinian Prime Minister Dr. Mohammad Shtayyeh and meet with incredible, innovative, Palestinian women…
March 15, 2022
Israel Trip Wrap-Up
That's a wrap on a productive trip to Israel where I met with Minister אורנה ברביבאי - Orna Barbivay and אורית פרקש-הכהן Orit Farkash-Hacohen for…
March 12, 2022
India Wrap-Up
Wrapping up two days in India including a successful Ministerial Dialogue on Trade and Investment with my counterpart Piyush Goyal where we announced work towards…
March 9, 2022
Minister Ng to visit India, Israel, West Bank, and the United Arab Emirates
The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development will visit Delhi, India from March 10 to 13; Israel…
March 8, 2022
Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund
Today I announced four incredible organizations who will be delivering the Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund #WES, a $55 million investment for women entrepreneurs to access…
March 8, 2022
International Women's Day
Happy #InternationalWomensDay! Today, we reflect on the incredible contributions women make to our local communities, our national economy, and everything in between. #IWD2022
March 8, 2022
International Women's Day Message
March 3, 2022
Launch of the Canadian Digital Adoption Program
Today, the Prime Minister and Minister Ng announced the launch of the Canada Digital Adoption Program  – a $4 billion investment to help SMEs across Canada…
February 28, 2022
Washington D.C. Recap
A productive day in Washington, met with @AmbassadorTai, as well as @ChuckGrassley, delivered the keynote address @theWilsonCentre and @munkschool, and discussed the future of CUSMA…
February 28, 2022
Wilson Centre Panel Discussion
I participated in a panel co-hosted by @theWilsonCentre and @munkschool. We discussed Canada's role as a global leader in trade, the strength of our relationship…
February 28, 2022
Meeting with Senator Chuck Grassley
This morning I spoke with Senator @ChuckGrassley on our integrated Canada-U.S. supply chains, our trade relationship, and moving forward towards economic recovery and growth together.
February 28, 2022
Washington D.C.
Arrived in Washington D.C. to meet with my U.S. counterpart and strengthen trade ties with our closest ally. 🇨🇦🇺🇸 Arrivée à Washington D.C. pour rencontrer…
February 25, 2022
Consular Assistance in Ukraine
To Canadians at home or abroad, in need of consular assistance in #Ukraine, contact @GAC_Corporate  24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre: Telephone: +1 613 996…
February 24, 2022
Greater Vancouver Board of Trade
Joined the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade today to discuss the incredible opportunities for entrepreneurs in British Columbia through the Trade Accelerator Program and to…
February 24, 2022
Meeting with India's Minister of Commerce and Industry
Great to speak this morning with my counterpart, @PiyushGoyal, India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry. We continue to work together to strengthen our countries' already…
February 23, 2022
Pink Shirt Day
On #PinkShirtDay, and every day, we stand up against bullying and hate in schools, workplaces, homes and online.  
February 23, 2022
Black Entrepreneurship Program Announcement
My colleagues, community leaders and I announced $23 million for 10 new organizations joining the Ecosystem Fund network supporting Black entrepreneurs as part of the…
February 22, 2022
reinforcing Canada and Israel's Strong Bilateral Relationship
During today’s meeting with my Israeli counterpart @FarkashOrit we reinforced Canada and Israel's strong bilateral relationship and discussed opportunities to further strengthen our trade ties.…
February 21, 2022
Virtual Trade Mission to Botswana
Today, we kicked off the virtual trade mission to Botswana, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal, and South Africa with @CanAfricaBiz! I look forward to seeing these amazing women…
February 19, 2022
$20 Million to Support Small Businesses in Ottawa
Small businesses are the heart of our nation’s capital and today my colleagues and I announced $20 million to support those that have been hurt…
February 17, 2022
Emergencies Act
On Monday, as we entered the third week of illegal blockades and occupations, our government invoked the Emergencies Act. This was because the federal government…
February 11, 2022
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
On this #InternationalDayofWomenandGirlsinScience, let’s celebrate incredible women leaders in STEM and commit to greater access to, and participation in, STEM for women and girls.#WomenInScience
February 11, 2022
York Regional Police Meeting
Met today with superintendent Hogan and Inspector Tsang of the @YRP to discuss making our community safe for everyone after break-ins at several Chinese restaurants…
February 10, 2022
Minister Ng speaks with Betty Maina, Kenya’s Cabinet Secretary of the Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and Enterprise Development
Today I met with my Kenyan counterpart @maina_betty to discuss advancing opportunities for our businesses and workers through bilateral trade, and our continued collaboration within…
February 9, 2022
Government extends expanded access to Local Lockdown Program and Worker Lockdown Benefit
Today we announced a one-month extension to the expanded Local Lockdown Program, ensuring small businesses across Canada get the support they need. Learn more: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-finance/news/2022/02/government-extends-expanded-access-to-local-lockdown-program-and-worker-lockdown-benefit.html  
February 7, 2022
Women in Tech 2022
16 Canadian women-led businesses are attending the 2022 Women in Tech California Program! It's an exciting time for this sector, and we are supporting women…
February 7, 2022
Update on the strength of the Canada and U.S. trade relationship
Trade with Canada and the U.S. is at record highs and today I joined the Standing Committee on International Trade (CIIT) to provide an update…
February 7, 2022
Meeting with Dairy Processors of Canada
This afternoon I connected with the Dairy Processors Association of Canada. (@DPAC_ATLC) We will continue to stand up for our supply management system, Canada's dairy…
February 5, 2022
Yee Hong Centre For Geriatric Care 33rd Dragon Ball
This evening, I tuned in to watch the Yee Hong Centre For Geriatric Care 頤康中心 33rd Dragon Ball and celebrate Lunar New Year virtually with…
February 5, 2022
MACCA Black History Month Celebration
I joined the Markham African Caribbean Canadian Assocation in celebrating Black History Month, the achievements of Black Canadians, past and present, and to reflect on…
February 1, 2022
Lunar New Year
Happy Lunar New Year! A time for us to come together and recognize the incredible contributions of Asian Canadians, from diverse communities, who have made…
February 1, 2022
Black History Month 2022
February celebrates #BlackHistoryMonth a time to recognize and celebrate the many contributions and accomplishments Black Canadians have made, and continue to make to our country.
January 26, 2022
Republic Day of India With Arya Samaj Markham and Sanatan Mandir
I had the chance to join Arya Samaj Markham, the Sanatan Mandir Cultural Center and others virtually, where we recognized the tremendous contributions of Canadians of…
January 20, 2022
York Region Liberal Caucus Seniors Town Hall
In January, my York Region colleagues and I came together to listen to and answer questions from seniors alongside the new Minister for Seniors, the…
January 17, 2022
Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongal
January is both Tamil Heritage Month, and also when I get to share in the celebrations of Thai Pongal, the harvest festival, with the Tamil…
December 23, 2021
Vaccine Booster
I joined thousands of Canadians in going to get my COVID-19 booster shot. This is just another way in which so many Canadians are working…
December 16, 2021
Happy Holidays!
Happy holidays to everyone in Markham - Thornhill, and to all those celebrating from coast to coast to coast across Canada. 
December 13, 2021
Black Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub
In our government's continued work to address long-standing barriers faced by Black entrepreneurs, last month we announced that Carleton University and the Dream Legacy Foundation will…
November 30, 2021
44th Parliament
To neighbours across Markham and Thornhill—thank you. I am honoured to have your continued trust, and look forward to continuing to move our diverse and…
November 25, 2021
Canada and New Zealand
Joined Minister Harjit Sajjan this morning in welcoming New Zealand's Minister @nanaia_mahuta to discuss working together for inclusive trade that benefits women and Indigenous peoples,…
November 22, 2021
Gurpurab
Every year on Gurpurab, Sikh communities in Markham-Thornhill and across Canada come together to honour the birth and life of Guru Nanak Dev Ji—and his…
November 18, 2021
Team Canada in DC
Alongside Justin Trudeau, Chrystia Freeland, Marco Mendicino, Mélanie Joly,  I met with President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris and we spoke with Mexican President…
November 12, 2021
Geneva Trip- World Trade Organization
I spent productive two days in Geneva where I held meetings with international representatives to the World Trade Organization - WTO from India, South Africa,…
November 10, 2021
Swearing In Ceremony
I had the honour of being sworn in for the 3rd time as MP for Markham-Thornhill. Thank you to all those attending in person, at…
November 8, 2021
Hindu Heritage Month
What a pleasure to join Arya Samaj Markham and Markham Vedic Cultural Centre during Diwali to take part in lighting the diya, and celebrate #HinduHeritageMonth…
November 5, 2021
Vancouver Trip
Thrilled to have been back in Vancouver for two eventful days visiting CanExport recipients Ionomr, attending the highly anticipated opening of Vancouver's Chinatown Storytelling Centre…
November 4, 2021
Happy Diwali!
Happy Diwali to everyone in Markham-Thornhill and across Canada, joining family and friends, lighting diyas, enjoying sweets, and exchanging gifts in celebration— best wishes for light,…
October 31, 2021
Celebrating Xinflix Media and Uthayan News
Terrific to spend an evening celebrating 10 years of Xinflix Media’s work to provide specialized programming that continues to serve as a bridge for the…
October 30, 2021
Diwali with the Armadale Older Adults Club
Heartwarming to celebrate Diwali in person with the Armadale Older Adults Club, Proud Seniors of Markham. Their resilience and commitment to seniors in our community throughout…
October 27, 2021
Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development
Excited to be sworn in as Canada's Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development yesterday! In addition to my ongoing work…
October 22, 2021
Canada endorses G7 joint statements on trade and investment, forced labour and digital trade
On the theme of trade and the environment, Minister Ng emphasized Canada’s commitment to combatting climate change and fostering clean growth in a way that…
October 12, 2021
G20 Trade and Investment Ministers meeting
On the margins of the G20 Trade and Investment Ministers meeting held in Italy on October 11 and 12, 2021, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister…
October 7, 2021
Minister Ng concludes successful meeting on WTO reform in Paris
This week, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, concluded a successful visit to Paris, France, where she chaired…
October 6, 2021
Ministerial Council Meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development in Paris
Minister Ng joined the in-person ministerial meetings to discuss the shared values and priorities of OECD members, and to advance initiatives such as the Global…
August 13, 2021
Black Entrepreneurship Program’s National Ecosystem Fund
Today, we announced the first 30 successful applications of the Black Entrepreneurship Program’s National Ecosystem Fund, totaling more than $58M of this $100M initiative! Our…
August 9, 2021
International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples
Today on International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we celebrate the diverse and vibrant traditions, cultures and values of Indigenous communities in Canada and…
August 3, 2021
Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH)
Incredible day in St. John’s to announce our further $5M investment to support women entrepreneurs. Had a chance to visit local small businesses, and speak…
August 1, 2021
Emancipation Day
First #EmancipationDayCanada   Today marks an important day in our history and our work towards an equal Canada for all— as we officially commemorate the…
July 29, 2021
COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream annoucement
I announced along with Dr. Helena Jaczek, Mayor Frank Scarpitti and Logan Kanapathi, MPP , the COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream (CVRIS)  in response to the effects of…
July 23, 2021
Post Promise Investment for Support for Small Businesses
This month, I announced our government's Post Promise investment of more than $1M in to support small businesses that are safely reopening to boost Canadians'…
July 23, 2021
New Horizon Visit
I had the opportunity to connect with the Community Resource Centre in Markham-Thornhill to see how our government's New Horizons funding is supporting seniors in…
July 23, 2021
Canada Summer Jobs Visit
I visited Canada Summer Jobs students, and Carobot President, Jacky Lau, to see their work utilizing new tech to develop software and hardware, teaching how…
July 20, 2021
Wishing Muslims in Markhan-Thornhill a joyous Eid al-Adha
Wishing Muslims in Markham-Thornhill and across the country observing Eid al-Adha, a safe, healthy and joyous celebration! [video width="544" height="480" mp4="http://maryng.libparl.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/103/2021/07/Eid-Ul-adha-.mp4"][/video]
July 19, 2021
York Region Seniors Month Event
June marks Seniors’ Month here in Ontario, and our government understands how important it is to not only continue supporting such a vibrant community, but…
July 16, 2021
Tamil Community Centre in Scarborough
Thrilled to join my colleagues to announce our government is investing over $14 million to build a Tamil Community Centre in Scarborough. This is part…
July 6, 2021
Minister Ng concludes successful working visit to Washington
News release July 6, 2021 - Ottawa, Canada - Global Affairs Canada The relationship between Canada and the United States is one of the closest…
June 30, 2021
+$4.6M Invested in York Region Community Infrastructure
It was great to join my York Region caucus colleagues to share our government's +$4.6M investment toward four infrastructure projects to benefit our York Region…
June 30, 2021
Minister Ng marks first anniversary of Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement with U.S. and Mexican counterparts 
From: Global Affairs Canada News release June 30, 2021 - Ottawa, Canada - Global Affairs Canada Canada, the United States and Mexico share one of the…
June 10, 2021
Vigil for Victims of Attack in London
In June, we saw one of the most terrible hate-motivated crimes take place right here on Canadian soil. My colleagues and I will always stand…
June 8, 2021
Statement on Kamloops Residential School Victims
The discovery of 215 Indigenous child victims of Kamloop's residential school is a heart wrenching reminder of the dark, shameful, and recent history we hold…
June 8, 2021
Statement on Islamophobia Attack in London, ON
The hate-based attack, which took the lives of four and injured a child, is horrific.   My deepest condolences go out to everyone affected, to…
June 5, 2021
Adding Anti-Asian to Canada's Racism Strategy
  Hate has no home in Canada.   We are committed to tackling Anti-Asian racism—and defining and adding it to Canada's Racism Strategy—we're taking essential…
May 31, 2021
Launch of the Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund
News release  May 31, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs make important contributions to the Canadian economy, yet they continue to face…
May 25, 2021
Statement on Violence in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza
“With the ongoing violence and tragic loss of life seen in recent weeks in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, I wanted to share Canada’s…
May 18, 2021
Free Trade Commission meeting with the United States and Mexico
News release May 18, 2021 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada Canada, the United States and Mexico share one of the most important trade…
May 11, 2021
Investing in Yonge North Subway Extension
News release Ottawa, Ontario, May 11, 2021—Public transit is at the heart of a clean, inclusive recovery that restarts our economy and creates good jobs.…
April 26, 2021
Youth Job Fair: April 29
Join me and employees from Markham-Thornhill on Thursday, April 29th for a virtual job fair to learn about employment opportunities available to young people (15…
April 21, 2021
Newsletter: Budget 2021
  Hello Friends and Neighbours,   Yesterday, Canada’s Deputy Prime Minister and first female Finance Minister, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, introduced Budget 2021. This plan is our roadmap for…
April 19, 2021
Federal Support for COVID-19 Third Wave in Ontario
Release For immediate release Additional support for Ontario to fight the COVID-19 outbreak April 18, 2021                   …
April 13, 2021
Got my COVID-19 Vaccine!
The best vaccine, is the one you're offered. Excited and grateful to receive a first vaccine dose today! Thank you to Mary at Sunnybrook Health Sciences…
March 22, 2021
Statement: Stop Anti-Asian Racism
Generations of Asian Canadians helped build Canada — from constructing the railway in the 1880s to employing thousands of Canadians in their small businesses today…
March 5, 2021
Funding innovation projects at ventureLAB
News release March 5, 2021 — Markham, Ontario The Government of Canada is committed to supporting entrepreneurs and businesses across the country through the pandemic, and…
February 25, 2021
Update on Black Entrepreneurship Program Loan Fund
News release February 25, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario Black Canadian business owners and entrepreneurs make important contributions to the Canadian economy, yet they continue to face…
February 20, 2021
Statement on Anti-Asian Racism
STATEMENT ON ANTI-ASIAN RACISM Hon. Mary Ng Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade Combating anti-Asian racism is personal for me. My family…
February 12, 2021
$1.9 Million for Parya Trillium Foundation
News release Markham, Ontario, February 12, 2021—Canadians everywhere are feeling the impact of COVID-19, on their families, their livelihoods and their way of life. Together,…
January 27, 2021
New Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program
News release January 26, 2021 – Ottawa, Ontario Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, announced the launch of…
January 10, 2021
2021 New Year's Levee
    Our annual New Years Levee took place virtually this year! Alongside the people of Markham—Thornhill, we kicked off the new year with incredible…
December 17, 2020
New Funding through Anti-Racism Action Program
News Release For Immediate Release Building a More Inclusive Canada: Hon. Mary Ng Announced Funding Through the Anti-Racism Action Program December 17th, 2020 - Markham,…
December 17, 2020
Media advisory - New Anti-Racism Action program funding in Markham
Media advisory  Hon. Mary Ng to announce new Anti-Racism Action program funding in Markham  Markham-Thornhill, December 16, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Member of Parliament for Markham–Thornhill, on behalf of The Honourable Bardish Chagger, Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Youth, will join…
November 13, 2020
New support for seniors in Markham—Thornhill
New support for seniors in Markham—Thornhill amid COVID-19 November 13th, 2020 - Markham, Ontario - Employment and Social Development Canada No one should be going…
November 12, 2020
Media advisory - New Funding for Seniors
Media advisory Mary Ng to announce new funding for seniors in Markham-Thornhill Markham-Thornhill, November 12, 2020 - The Honourable Mary Ng, Member of Parliament for…
November 12, 2020
Federal funding to improve food security in Markham-Thornhill
Markham–Thornhill receives federal funding to improve food security in the community November 12, 2020 – Thornhill, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Food banks and…
November 6, 2020
Successful virtual trade missions to South Korea for Canadian entrepreneurs
News release November 6, 2020 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada The Government of Canada is working hard to help Canadian business owners and…
October 6, 2020
Markham in Top 100 Data-Driven Cities
Yesterday, I joined Frank Scarpitti as #Markham was officially recognized as a global leader for innovation and climate stewardship! With the help of our government’s…
October 1, 2020
Happy Mid-Autumn Festival
We're not letting COVID-19 stopping us from celebrating our vibrant culture and traditions! It has been wonderful to connect (virtually and safely in-person) with so…
September 24, 2020
Broke Ground on YorkU Markham Campus
Markham is one of Canada’s tech hubs – and after the ground-breaking of the new YorkU Markham campus, it’s easy to see why. This new…
August 6, 2020
In-Person Appointments Now Available
I am pleased to share with you that our Constituency Office has opened its doors to the public in accordance with the City of Markham…
July 13, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #11
  Dear Friends, June is National Indigenous History Month, and today, we recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day. We should all be encouraged to learn more…
July 13, 2020
York Region Mandates the use of Face Masks
Effective July 17th 2020, to ensure a safe and restart and reopening, masks will be mandatory in public indoor spaces across York Region. This decision…
June 23, 2020
My Response to the Angus Reid Study
Yesterday, the Angus Reid Institute released a study detailing the prevalence of fear and hatred towards Chinese Canadians during COVID-19. This alarming trend – which has been…
June 13, 2020
Markham Black Lives Matter Protest
Today, I joined people in Markham—Thornhill who came together to stand in solidarity with the Black community. We all need to step up and take…
June 12, 2020
Filipino Heritage Month 
During Filipino Heritage Month, Philippine Independence Day calls for extra celebration! Markham⁠–Thornhill is one of many communities across the country made more vibrant thanks to…
June 10, 2020
POST Promise
As businesses begin to reopen across the country, we want business owners and entrepreneurs to have the tools they need to ensure the health and…
June 8, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #10
Dear Friends & Neighbours, May has been a busy month. We have been working hard to make many enhancements to our measures that will better support Canadian small…
June 3, 2020
How to Wear a Non-Medical Mask or Face Covering
  [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvLA--hGU70&feature=emb_logo[/embed] Learn how to properly wear a non-medical mask or face covering to limit the spread of COVID-19 when physical distancing is difficult.
May 31, 2020
CYC with Min. Bardish Chagger
I had yet another excellent conversation with my Markham—Thornhill constituency youth council yesterday, with special guest Minister Bardish Chagger. We spoke about finding jobs during…
May 25, 2020
Business Resilience Service
I joined my colleagues to give Canadians an update on small business support – including the new Business Resilience Service for vulnerable businesses, and applications…
May 25, 2020
Asian Heritage Month
As Asian Heritage Month comes to an end, I encourage everyone to take a few minutes to watch this wonderful video celebrating Asian cultures and…
May 16, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #9
Dear Friends, As we work through the global challenge of COVID-19, I understand that the people of Markham—Thornhill are worried. Workers and businesses need support now more…
May 16, 2020
The Hiring Period for Canada Summer Jobs 2020
Summer is the time for young Canadians to earn money and build the skills and experience they need for their futures. The hiring period for…
May 4, 2020
Young Canadians Bring a Needed Perspective to Solving our Pressing Challenges
Published on May 3, 2020, on Linkedin By Mary Ng We hear it all the time – youth are not only the leaders of tomorrow;…
May 4, 2020
Don’t Let Racism Flourish Amid COVID-19 Crisis
As published in Toronto Star on Saturday, May 2, 2020 Contributor Mary Ng Photo Credit: COLE BURSTON / THE CANADIAN PRESS There’s a memory that sticks out in…
May 3, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #8
Dear Friends, A lot has happened over the last month and we've made a lot of progress in our fight against COVID-19. But, I understand that the…
April 30, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #7
Dear Friends and Neighbours, As we work through the global challenge of COVID-19, I understand that the people of Markham-Thornhill are worried. Workers and businesses need support…
April 12, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #6
Dear Friends & Neighbours, As we work through the global challenge of COVID-19, I understand that the people of Markham-Thornhill are worried. Workers and businesses need support…
April 8, 2020
COVID-19: Letter to Faith Community Leaders from Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer
Dear Friends and Neighbours, I hope you are doing well and practising social distancing and following the advice of the local Public Health Officials. Throughout…
April 5, 2020
Canada Emergency Response Benefit
Starting tomorrow, Canadians – including small business owners and entrepreneurs – who aren’t receiving a paycheque because of COVID-19 can apply for the Canada Emergency Response…
April 3, 2020
Whatever it Takes: Why supporting small businesses is crucial in the face of COVID-19
Published on April 3, 2020, on Linkedin By Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade Businesses and their employees are feeling…
April 2, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #5
Dear Constituents, As we work through the global challenge of COVID-19, I understand that the people of Markham-Thornhill are worried. Workers and businesses need support now more…
April 1, 2020
York Region MP's to Donate Their Pay Raise to Local Charities
For Immediate Release April 1st, 2020 York Region Members of Parliament to donate their pay raises to local charities in the fight against COVID-19 York…
April 1, 2020
Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy
Small businesses employ over 8 million Canadians across the country. 3/4 of these businesses have fewer than 10 workers. Many teams are closely-knit and feel…
March 24, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #4
Dear Constituents, I understand that people of Markham-Thornhill are worried and that many businesses need support as we work through this evolving global challenge of COVID-19. The…
March 20, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #3
Dear Constituents, I understand that people of Markham-Thornhill are worried and that many businesses need support as we work through this evolving global challenge of COVID-19. The…
March 18, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #2
Dear Constituents, I understand that people of Markham-Thornhill are worried and that many businesses need support as we work through this evolving global challenge of COVID-19. The…
March 14, 2020
COVID-19 SPECIAL MEASURES UPDATE #1
Dear Constituents, I understand that members of Markham-Thornhill are worried and that many businesses need support as we work through this evolving global challenge of COVID-19.…
February 24, 2020
COVID- 19 Update for Markham- Thornhill
Dear Constituents: The health and safety of all Canadians outside and those in Canada remain our top priority. Coronavirus is now shortened to COVID-19. Attached…
January 27, 2020
Recent News on the Coronavirus / Les Récentes Nouvelles concernant le Coronavirus
About the recent news on the coronavirus — I have been listening to the concerns of the people in my riding of Markham—Thornhill. Our government’s…
November 29, 2019
Proud to be Representing Markham- Thornhill
I am proud to stand here as your re-elected Member of Parliament for Markham-Thornhill. The people who call Markham-Thornhill home are diverse, innovative, and hard-working.…
November 25, 2019
Markham Santa Claus Parade 2019
Holidays are when friends and family come together. Markham has kicked off the holiday season with Markham Santa Claus Parade. Seeing the happiness and excitement…
November 22, 2019
Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade
I am proud to represent the diverse riding of Markham- Thornhil as Member of Parliament. I was appointed the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion…
July 8, 2019
Flood Protection Program City of Markham
Climate change is having a greater impact on communities which is why we are bringing support to them to adapt to the frequent and intensifying…
July 1, 2019
Happy Canada Day!
Whether home or abroad, we are all celebrating our country’s diversity and achievements today. Happy Canada Day to Canadians everywhere! And a special thanks today…
June 28, 2019
Parya Trillium Foundation
I spent the afternoon today connecting with the dynamic seniors of Markham-Thornhill where I spoke to the seniors about this important investment. Thank you to…
June 27, 2019
Investing $5 million in VentureLAB
Through FedDev Ontario, our government is investing $5 million in ventureLAB to create the Hardware Catalyst Initiative, a new incubator right here in Markham, Canada’s High…
June 23, 2019
Mosaic Interfaith Open Doors Peace Walk
Markham Thornhill is one of the most diverse ridings in Canada, and today’s Open Doors – Peace Walk is a perfect example of our inclusive…
June 22, 2019
Canadian Muslim Vote Eid Dinner
The Canadian Muslim Vote Dinner is one of the premier events in Canadian politics and it was an honour to be there alongside Prime Minister…
June 21, 2019
Working Hard for Markham-Thornhill
I have enjoyed serving the people of Markham-Thornhill for the last two years as their Member of Parliament.  In our government's four years we have…
June 15, 2019
Canada Sri Ayyapan Temple's New Temple Tower
I was honoured to join the Tamil community for the Maha Kumabishegam at the Canada Sri Ayyapan Temple. Canada is a country that is very fortunate…
June 15, 2019
Glasstronomy Studios - Makers' Market
Glasstronomy Studious together with Markers Market had a showcase of amazing local artwork in Markham-Thornhill. This was a great way to  promote youth and seniors…
June 9, 2019
Mon Sheong Foundation Annual Fun Run & Walk 2019
Seniors have made tremendous contributions to our communities and have shaped our country in countless ways–they deserve to have the care and support they need.…
June 4, 2019
Eid Mubarak!
Today, Muslim Canadians in Markham Thornhill and around the world will celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan with their friends and family.…
May 5, 2019
Ramadan Mubarak
Today marks the beginning of the holy month of fasting for the Muslim community in Canada and around the world. Over the next month, families…
May 1, 2019
Asian Heritage Month
May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada, a time to reflect on and celebrate the contributions that Canadians of Asian origin continue to make, to…
March 19, 2019
Budget 2019: Investing in the Middle Class to Grow Canada's Economy
March 19, 2019 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Finance Canada Since 2015, hard-working Canadians have proven what has long been understood: a strong economy…
March 15, 2019
Love will triumph hate, and here today in Markham-Thornhill, today we demonstrate that Islamophobia has no place in Canada.
The world is in shock after the senseless killing of 49 innocent people. Love will triumph hate, and here today in Markham-Thornhill, today we demonstrate…
February 19, 2019
Dream Summit 2019
Canadian Dream Summit brings together important voices at the intersection of innovation and society. I got to chat with two founders of Canadian scaling success…
February 18, 2019
Markham Intergenerational Family Day & Games 2019
Family Day celebrates the importance of families and family life. It reflects the values that are most dear to Canadians This Family Day I spent some time…
February 17, 2019
Canada Food Guide Announcement at Sunny Food Mart
The New Canada Food Guide is out! I visited Sunny Food Mart  today to talk about the New Canada  Food Guide. The revised Food Guide…
February 17, 2019
Celebrating Year of the Pig at Fancy Chinese Cuisine & Pacific Mall
I was delighted to spend time at the Fancy Chinese Cuisine. I enjoyed some Dim Sum and chatted with the regular patrons at the establishment. I…
February 17, 2019
Celebrating Chinese New Year at the T & T Super market
I stopped by T&T supermarkets where I got to speak with CEO, female entrepreneur and member of the Canada-US Council for the Advancement of Female…
February 16, 2019
York Region Alliance of African Canadian Communities
The York Region Alliance of African Canadian Communities is based on a series of founding principles; encouraging cohesive families, embracing respect for all religions, races,…
February 16, 2019
Council of Newcomer Organizations
Celebrating the Year of the Pig alongside the Council of Newcomer Organizations. It is through the important work of organizations such like these that diversity…
February 13, 2019
Vietnamese New Year
As we celebrate our past, our present, and our future, we also reflect on the important contributions Vietnamese Canadians have made to our communities across…
February 2, 2019
Celebrating New Year with the FCC
On Saturday I was thrilled to attend the Chinese New year Celebrations with the Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham at King Square Shopping Centre.…
February 1, 2019
Chinese New Year Reception
Xin nian Kuile! Gong xi fa cai! Happy New Year! On Friday February 1, Chinese-Canadian Community in the GTA came together to celebrate our shared…
January 31, 2019
Tamil Heritage Month Celebrations
As the Member of Parliament for Markham-Thornhill, one of Canada’s most diverse communities, I see firsthand the strength of inclusiveness and the importance of celebrating…
January 29, 2019
We Will Not Forget
Two years ago tonight, a senseless attack at the Centre culturel islamique de Québec in Ste-Foy claimed the lives of six worshipers and seriously injured…
January 28, 2019
Canada Summer Jobs 2019
I am pleased to inform you that the application period for Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) 2019 has been extended. The deadline to apply is now…
January 27, 2019
India's Republic Day Celebrations at Vedic
As a proud Member of Parliament for one of Canada’s most diverse ridings, Markham-Thornhill, I am honoured to represent a riding that has a large…
January 26, 2019
Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs
I love meeting and chatting with the movers and shakers in our communities. Thank you to all the ACCE Board members for the engaging conversation last night,…
January 23, 2019
Markham African Caribbean Canadian Association
Thank you to the Markham African Caribbean Association for having me today! It was incredibly empowering to celebrate Black History Month with you all. Black history is Canadian history.…
January 18, 2019
Lowering the Small Business Tax Rate to 9%
As of January 1st, the Small Business Tax Rate will drop yet again from 10% to 9%, giving Canada one of the lowest Small Business…
December 18, 2018
What Can We Do For Your Business?
To make it as easy as possible for small business owners to find the government programs and services they’re eligible for, we launched Innovation Canada,…
November 13, 2018
Global Entrepreneurship Week at Parliament
To mark the launch of GEW 2018 in Canada, I joined Futurpreneur and a variety of Futurpreneur-supported entrepreneurs last Thursday in a flag raising ceremony…
July 25, 2018
Statement by Hon. Mary Ng on the Danforth Shooting Victim
July 14, 2018
Grand Opening of the Aaniin Community Centre and Library
Aaniin means hello or welcome in Ojibwe. It is an honour to welcome and celebrate inclusiveness and diversity in my riding of Markham-Thornhill. What a fantastic…
June 4, 2018
Welcoming the Clarkson Cup Champions to Parliament Hill
It is my honour to invite the Markham Thunder hockey team, this year’s Clarkson Cup Champions, to Parliament Hill to meet the Prime Minister. This…
May 26, 2018
Statement in the House: Taste of Asia
From athletes and entertainers to business owners and community volunteers, Asian Canadians have made incredible contributions to our country. I was honoured to rise in…
May 24, 2018
1,000 Posts on Instagram
1,000 posts. WOW! 1,000 stories shared, 1,000 people met, 1,000 events experienced as your Member of Parliament for Markham-Thornhill. THANK YOU. I can’t wait to…
May 2, 2018
Asian Heritage Month
Every May, our country honours the important contributions to Canadian heritage and identity that people of Asian ancestry have made. This year, the theme for…
April 26, 2018
The Future of Work
It was an exciting day for young Canadians entering the workforce and employers in the high-tech capital, Markham-Thornhill, and all across the country! Google.org partnered…
April 11, 2018
Humboldt Strong
Tonight, we come together as a community to mourn the 16 lives lost in the tragic bus accident in Humboldt, Saskatchewan. Hockey is more than…
April 3, 2018
One Year of Impact
One year ago today, the people of Markham-Thornhill elected me as their Member of Parliament. It is an honour to continue the hard work on…
March 8, 2018
Happy International Women's Day
To all the grandmothers, mothers, sisters, aunts, friends and colleagues who inspire us, challenge us, and support us - THANK YOU. To my feminist father…
March 4, 2018
Always Rooting for the Home Team
It was great to celebrate a wonderful weekend of Hometown Hockey right in the heart of Markham! It was time spent alongside my municipal, provincial,…
February 22, 2018
Celebrating Chinese Lunar New Year
February 16th marked the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dog. I was happy to celebrate Lunar New Year with the many Chinese-Canadians across…
December 1, 2017
News Release - MPs Mary Ng and Shaun Chen to Join Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in China
MPs MARY NG AND SHAUN CHEN TO JOIN PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU IN CHINA Trip to focus on bilateral and commercial ties including progressive trade…
October 26, 2017
News Release - Real Change That’s Working for Markham-Thornhill
October 26th, 2017 2017 Fall Economic Statement Delivering More Canada Child Benefit support, Small Business Tax Cut, and Other Measures Markham-Thornhill – The 2017 Fall…
October 16, 2017
News Release - Government of Canada Lowers Small Business Tax
October 16, 2017 Today, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Finance Minister Bill Morneau, and Small Business and Tourism Minister Bardish Chagger announced that our government is…
October 13, 2017
Markham-Thornhill Youth Council
I am excited to announce the 2017/2018 Constituency Youth Council applications are now open! I want to hear from youth in Markham-Thornhill and work together…
October 5, 2017
Mid-Autumn Festival
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September 29, 2017
Speech on Gateway '17
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September 27, 2017
OCTOBER COMMUNITY COUNCIL ON FEDERAL ISSUES
You are invited! This is an ongoing forum, held throughout the year, where you can make your voice heard to your MP. Join Mary on…
September 26, 2017
Address during Rohingya Crisis Debate
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August 9, 2017
News Release: Ministers Chagger and Champagne meet with tourism industry in Markham
Ministers Chagger, Champagne and local Member of Parliament Mary Ng meet with tourism industry to prepare for Canada-China Year of Tourism in 2018 Increase in…
June 17, 2017
Statement on Racist Incident in Markham- June 17, 2017
Statement by Mary Ng, Member of Parliament, Markham-Thornhill Markham,Ontario June 17, 2017 I was shocked this week to learn about an incident in Markham involving…
June 12, 2017
Speech on Budget 2017
Friday I spoke in support of Budget 2017, the next step in our government's long term plan for the middle class. The investments in innovation,…
May 17, 2017
Speech on Bill C-7
Yesterday I rose to support Bill C-7 that meets the requests of our brave RCMP members to have collective bargaining and national union representation. [myvideo…
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