Tokyo awards Senator top honour


The Government of Japan recently announced the recipients of the Order of the Rising Sun awards. Former Senator David Tkachuk, also the former co-chair of the Canada-Japan Inter-Parliamentary Group, was one of the recipients of the Gold and Silver Star. 

Tkachuk was a member of the Senate of Canada, representing Saskatchewan from 1993 to 2020. He was recognized for his contribution to promoting and strengthening Canada–Japan ties through parliamentary exchanges before his retirement on February 18, 2020.

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