Guqin, part of the Intangible Heritage of Humanity, was made using Canadian fine red pine for the Long Yin. This demonstrates Canada’s success in promoting multiculturalism. The instrument produces a fine tone and is worthy of preservation. By Ban Zhang   Thirty-nine years ago, Zheng-hua Zheng (郑正华) received a mail from Canada Post at his […]

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Topic:    I REMEMBER……   Submission Deadline: March 15, 12:00 pm, 2024 Genre: Story Creative Nonfiction Essay Novel Memoir   Description:  This contest is open to narratives or commentaries on the history of Chinese Canadians fighting for equality and justice and the movement to redress the Chinese Head Tax and Exclusion Act. prefer within 7,000 words,

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Affordable air travelling is often framed as more than just an expedition convenience or economic necessity—it is increasingly seen as a fundamental human right. by Ban Zhang   A recent online petition having collected nearly 14,000 signatories sheds new light on a four-year-old challenge that undermines some Canadians’ air travel rights. The petition was started

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Richmond – Qingdao Friendship City Cultural Event: The sixth event in the Richmond-Qingdao Sister City Series In late January 2024, the “Opening Celebration and Blessing” New Year’s Eve event unfolded in Richmond, orchestrated by the Canada Shandong Chinese Business Association and the Canada Youth Union Foundation. This gathering signifies the sixth installment in a series

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Richmond – Qingdao Friendship City Cultural Event The Chinese Spring Festival in Richmond, known for its distinctive “Chinese Elements,” took place in the Thompson community centre in Richmond on the early days of February 2024. This event, jointly organized by the Canadian Shandong Chinese Business Association and the Vancouver Red Leaf Art Troupe, marked the

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Afzaal relatives say the sentence, including life in prison, brings ‘relief to people near and far’ SAAHCAG Welcomes Ruling Over Murders Of Afzaal Family Stop Anti-Asian Hate Crimes Advocacy Group (SAAHCAG) welcomed this week’s (February 22) Ontario Superior Court ruling that the killer of the Afzaal family members is an act of terrorism. Five

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Submission concerning allegations of foreign interference against Mr. Erin O’Toole and Mr. Kenny Chiu during the 44th General Election  by Senator Yuen Pau Woo Dear Commissioner: I am grateful for the opportunity to take part in the Public Inquiry on Foreign Interference (PIFI). As an Intervenor, I will be making submissions from time to

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