Category: Asian community

VANCOUVER: Housing for aging Chinese seniors could be coming to East Hastings

Housing for aging Chinese seniors could be coming to East Hastings Lee’s Benevolent Association of Canada’s proposal for a six-storey building goes to open house Jan. 29 https://www.vancourier.com/real-estate/housing-for-aging-chinese-seniors-could-be-coming-to-east-hastings-1.23605423 Naoibh O’Connor / Vancouver Courier JANUARY 18, 2019 04:21 PM Lee’s Benevolent Association of Canada is behind the project, which was designed by Patrick R. Stewart Architect Plans to […]

‘It makes us look bad’: Burnaby’s Chinese-Canadian community reacts to Karen Wang’s resignation over WeChat post

‘It makes us look bad’: Burnaby’s Chinese-Canadian community reacts to Karen Wang’s resignation over WeChat post By JENNY PENGStarMetro Vancouver WANYEE LIStarMetro Vancouver Wed., Jan. 16, 2019 VANCOUVER—Voters in the riding of Burnaby South, formerly contested by federal Liberal candidate Karen Wang, expressed their disappointment Wednesday after controversy over a WeChat post forced her to step […]

Burnaby South Liberal candidate Karen Wang quits over her racial comments about NDP leader

Burnaby South Liberal candidate quits over her racial comments about NDP leader Karen Wang wrote that as the only Chinese candidate, she could beat Jagmeet Singh, noting he is Indian   https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/wang-resigns-singh-burnaby-south-byelection-1.4980537 Karin Larsen · CBC News · Posted: Jan 16, 2019 9:51 AM PT | Last Updated: 4 minutes ago Karen Wang, the Liberal candidate in the Feb. […]

Federal prosecutors let $1-billion a year Chinese money laundering ring slip through their fingers

Federal prosecutors let $1-billion a year Chinese money laundering ring slip through their fingers  by Cosmin Dzsurdzsa  January 9, 2019 in B.C. News, Canadian News 861 SHARES The RCMP botched a $1-billion a year money laundering investigation in Richmond, B.C., after prosecutors accidentally revealed the identity of an informant. The investigation was called “E-Pirate” and if successful, it would have been […]

Canada to deport 160 illegal Chinese immigrants

Canada to deport 160 illegal Chinese immigrants The Chinese nationals acquired residency rights via fraudulent participation in an investment scheme   6672 https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3601655 By Ryan Drillsma,Taiwan News, Staff Writer 2018/12/21 12:46 Cavendish Beach on Prince Edward Island (Wikipedia image) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Canadian authorities have ordered the deportation of 160 illegal Chinese immigrants. The news […]

Chinese company Anbang buys stake in B.C.-based retirement home chain

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/chinese-company-anbang-buys-stake-in-bc-based-retirement-home-chain/article33065536/ Retirement Concepts owns and operates about 24 retirement “communities,” mostly in B.C., except for several properties in Calgary and Montreal. What makes it even more attractive is that it also owns holdings of unused or partly developed land that would allow a major expansion of facilities in the future. The company is an important […]

Vancouver radio host says Chinese community taking China’s side in Meng case

Vancouver radio host says Chinese community taking China's side in Meng case Calls have doubled to Sunny Chan’s Cantonese dialect afternoon call-in radio show on AM1320 since the arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. Callers overwhelmingly support China’s calls for Meng to be released, they feel she has been poorly treated, and there is concern […]

Chinese owners of Vancouver’s Bentall towers looking to sell: reports

http://dailyhive.com/vancouver/bentall-towers-chinese-owners-looking-to-sell-2018 After Vancouver’s Bentall towers were purchased in 2016 by Beijing-based insurer Anbang, talks are now reportedly in progress between Anbang and Canadian banks and commercial realtors, regarding a potential sale of the four buildings that it owns in the Bentall Centre office complex. According Asian Real Estate business website Mingtiandi, “should Anbang follow through on the reported […]

Toronto: Shu (Andrew) Yi charged with luring and sexually assaulting 17-year-old girl, his second set of charges in less than two months

    According to the release, the man met a 17-year-old girl online and asked her for nude photos. He then met her downtown and took her back to his apartment in the Front St. W. and York St. area, where he sexually assaulted her, police said. According to the release, he then gave her […]

China warns of severe consequences if Canada does not release Huawei CFO

China warns of severe consequences if Canada does not release Huawei CFO China warned Canada on Saturday that there would be severe consequences if it did not immediately release Huawei Technologies Co Ltd’s chief financial officer, calling the case “extremely nasty.” Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s global chief financial officer, was arrested in Canada on Dec. 1 and faces extradition […]