Category: Demographic shift

The Destruction of Richmond, British Columbia, through Chinese Migration

https://www.eurocanadian.ca/2015/08/destruction-of-richmond-british-columbia-through-chinese-migration.html There is a recent article in Richmond News about the “international media attention” the city of Richmond has been getting of late in lieu of its demographic transformation from a rather congenial British town a mere two decades ago into a crass Chinese land lot plastered with ugly Chinese commercial signs. Journalists from South Korea, Japan, Germany, and […]

Chinese reach majority in Richmond

https://www.richmond-news.com/news/chinese-reach-majority-in-richmond-1.23081026 2016 marks the first time in 25 years that Richmond has recorded a visible majority of people in Richmond along ethnic lines. Ethnic Chinese people now account for 52.5 per cent of the city’s population, according to the 2016 census. Over the past 10 years, since the previous long-form census of 2006, the ethnic […]

Toronto’s Canada Heilongjiang Chamber awards scholarships to Chinese students

https://www.toronto.com/news-story/9051767-toronto-s-canada-heilongjiang-chamber-awards-scholarships-to-students/   The Canada Heilongjiang Chamber of Commerce is supporting the education of outstanding North York and Toronto students through its first-ever Scholarship of Excellence Awards. Entering its third year as a group for Canadian-Heilongjiang entrepreneurs and professionals across Greater Toronto, the CHCOC on Nov. 18 awarded scholarships at a gala attended by more than […]

‘It disgusts me’: Outrage after racist letter sent to Asian realtor in B.C.

https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/it-disgusts-me-outrage-after-racist-letter-sent-to-asian-realtor-in-b-c-1.4109531 Real estate agents in British Columbia say they’re worried about their safety after an Asian realtor received an extremely racist letter with a vague threat. The “open letter to all Asian realtors” was sent to Winnie Wu’s realty office in Coquitlam, B.C. Wu called the piece of mail “appalling” in a now-deleted Facebook post. […]

SHEPHERD: Mandarin- the new job requirement in the Greater Vancouver Area?

SHEPHERD: Mandarin- the new job requirement in the Greater Vancouver Area? Many jobs in the Greater Vancouver Area are now inaccessible to you if you don’t know Mandarin or Cantonese. Most Canadian job seekers would understand a “bilingual” position to be demanding language skills in both English and French. But in the Greater Vancouver Area […]