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Chinese Canadian

Fenella Sung and Ivy Li

Track foreign buying of real estate, says Chinese Canadian group

The Friends of Hong Kong call on government to stop dismissing complaints about off-shore buying as 'anecdotal'.

Gung Haggis Fat Choy: photos

At the annual Gung Haggis Fat Choy, Floata Restaurant in Chinatown became a sea of Scottish kilts and shimmering Cheongsam dresses. The event, now a famed tradition (celebrated also in...

Paul Yee's Chinatown Christmas

As a child in Vancouver during the 1960s, I wasn’t deprived of Christmas. Mine was just different. It wasn’t until I was 30 that I discovered Christmas shortbread, and 40 when I learned that “tree...

"Don't count on Bill Gates for innovation," and more from Douglas Coupland: live blog

Acclaimed international writer and thinker Douglas Coupland talks about Vancouver's livability, multiculturalism, and the new Oscar-nominated animated film by Emily Carr.

Chinese New Year parade in Chinatown: photos

The annual Chinese New Year parade drew a large crowd, despite the drizzling rain in Vancouver.

Red envelopes, firecrackers and astrology: Chinese New Year traditions

This year, Chinese New Year will open up the Year of the Dragon. Well-known Chinese New Year’s traditions include firecrackers, cash-filled red envelopes, and wearing the colour red. Why do...

Life lessons from Milton Wong

Alden Habacon's life was changed by Milton Wong. Here's what he learned from him.

Beauty Plus Pity: excerpt of a new novel by Kevin Chong

 Who’d pick a funeral to meet your long-lost sister? A funeral or the sudden arrival of a family member—either would be shitty enough, but that morning, my head felt encased in bubble wrap, my...

TaiwanFest spices up downtown Vancouver

The Telus TaiwanFest returned yet again for Labour Day weekend from September 3-5. During the three days of the festival, the streets of Granville and the Vancouver Art Gallery erupted with...