A summer enrichment camp for young teens
Providing opportunities for youth to learn about the150 years of the Chinese experience in B.C.
A historic summit of two groups of WWII veterans that faced discrimination: the Tuskegee Airmen and Chinese-Canadian soldiers.
Meeting for the first time ever, these aging veterans will share their stories with the public on how they overcame prejudice.
Photo circa late 1939/early 1940 taken on the roof of the former WK Gardens Restaurant.
Story and photo from Kathleen Lee, whose father ran the On Wo Tailor shop, next to Modernize Tailor.
At the Granville Public Market, near one of the entrance, is a bakery that has been there since the beginning back in 1979, some 34 years ago.
A family business, Lee’s Donuts has attracted customers, many regulars, and it’s all because Alan Lee discovered the joy of fresh hot doughnuts on Main Street near 16th Avenue.
New Wesminster Chinatown Yi Fao
New Westminster had three Chinatowns throughout its history. In the nineteenth century, New Westminster was known as Yi Fao (“Second Port”), as the city was the second port of entry after Victoria.
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2013 CCHSBC Board of Directors provides oversight of the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British Columbia, a non-profit, participatory provincial organization dedicated to broadening our shared understanding of history of the Chinese in British Columbia through research, documentation, preservation and education.Read More
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