Tag: chinese community

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review Michelle Rempel made the announcement in Burnaby South with her party’s byelection candidate Kelvin Gawley / Burnaby Now JANUARY 20, 2019 11:55 AM MP Michelle Rempel speaks at a press conference in Burnaby South alongside Burnaby South Conservative candidate Jay Shin (left) and MP […]

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 […]

Chinese-only signs erected across from Richmond City Hall

https://www.vancourier.com/news/chinese-only-signs-erected-across-from-richmond-city-hall-1.23179628 Signs appear contradictory to municipal policy, reignite debate Graeme Wood / Richmond News FEBRUARY 20, 2018 12:25 PM This pottery and home accessory business erected Chinese-only signs across from Richmond City Hall, despite apparent (non-enforceable) policies that encourage English on 50 per cent of signage. The Chinese-only signage of a new business, in the sightlines of […]

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 […]

Officials investigating alleged vote buying in Vancouver, Richmond and Burnaby

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/officials-investigating-alleged-vote-buying-in-vancouver-richmond-and-burnaby-1.4861216 Officials are investigating allegations of voter manipulation in Richmond, Burnaby and Vancouver, B.C. after messages from the Canada Wenzhou Friendship Society sent out on the social media app WeChat appeared to be offering money for voting in those three cities. The City of Vancouver, Richmond and Burnaby are all conducting investigations and the matter has been referred to […]