Tag: Chinese community

Chinatown looks forward to Viaducts removal: Ming Pao

This just in from today’s Ming Pao, reporting on correspondence arriving at City Hall urging removal of the Georgia and Dunsmuir Viaducts: City of Vancouver staff will present a report to council within the next two months which… Read More

‘One Big Hapa Family’ explores future of Japanese-Canadian community: it’s about 100 percent hapa

One of the best things about Todd Wong’s Gung Haggis Fat Choy — a haggis-stuffed evening that melds Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations with Robbie Burns Night — is the unexpected revelations about Vancouver’s ever-changing diversity. This year’s… Read More

Bright Light opens Chinatown courtyard

Fireworks and dragon dancing celebrated the opening of the Bright Light public art installation in the courtyard of the  Yue Shan Society at 39 East Pender today, where just 30 years ago a narrow walkway linked Pender St…. Read More

2010 Games and civil liberties

This story on the BC Civil Liberties Association challenge to the city’s 2010 Games bylaws arrived in councillors’ inboxes last week just a few minutes before this fact sheet and this letter from VPD Deputy Chief Steve Sweeney… Read More