Victor Oh was appointed to the Senate of Canada in January 2013.
Senator Oh is a member of the Standing Senate Committees on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Agriculture and Forestry, and Aboriginal Peoples. He is also a member of several interparliamentary associations and friendship groups. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Canada-China Legislative Association, which aims to promote information exchange between Canadian parliamentarians and their counterparts in China.
Senator Oh immigrated to Canada from Singapore in 1978. Since then, he has been a proud resident of Mississauga and an active community leader. A prominent member of the Chinese-Canadian community, Senator Oh has devoted himself to helping newcomers establish themselves in Canada and start their own businesses.
Senator Oh is the founding chairman of the Canada-China Business Communication Council and President of Wyford Holdings. In addition to sitting on the board of multiple nonprofit organizations, he also serves as a member of the Board of Governors of Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.
Over the years, Senator 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 by the Government of Canada in 2008. In 2010, Senator 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.