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Chinese Canadian

Long-distance call

Sidney Ming Fai Chow Tan promised his grandfather that, on his first trip back to Asia, he'd not set foot in mainland China.

Sunday, 3 May, 2009, 12:00am

Graves of Chinese pioneers give up their secrets

In the wilderness of British Columbia's Fraser Canyon, the graves of early Chinese miners and railway labourers have been slowly decaying, all but abandoned for the better part of a century.

20 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

From Canada

I refer to the report by Michael Chugani headlined, 'HK migrants vent anger at refugees' (South China Morning Post, June 26), where I was referred to as head of the Vancouver Association of Chinese Americans.

I am the Executive Director of the Vancouver Association of Chinese Canadians, which is based in Vancouver, Canada.

6 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

End of the Rainbow

The message is as clear as the black and white of the photography. Canada might have been a rough place for Chinese arrivals 100 years ago, but recently, little Chinese boys in dungarees have been learning the basics of baseball at McLean Park just like all young Canadians, and Chinese citizens are seen as vital members of a growing nation.

11 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Selfish

According to the media these days, getting into politics seems to be an easy way to increase personal gain at someone else's expense. The article by Kenny Yum headlined, 'Struggle to tread the corridors of power' (Sunday Morning Post, March 9), reinforced this. The story, dealing with Chinese in Canadian politics, was based on interviews with several Chinese rights advocates in Toronto.

13 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Signs of racism hit a suburb

JOHN Chan can get everything he's looking for at his local mall. There's lots of choi-sum and other fresh vegetables, a couple of herbalists, a fish market and plenty of noisy restaurants that serve dim-sum and stay open late into the night.

The signs are written in Chinese characters and the shopkeepers and waiters speak Chinese too. It's just like Hong Kong.

20 Nov 1995 - 12:00am

Emigrants carve niche

JUST over 200 years ago, 70 emigrants from the Pearl River Delta sailed into Nootka Sound on Vancouver Island aboard a Portuguese ship.

It was the earliest record of contact between the Chinese and Canada.

Chinese, especially from Hong Kong, continue to emigrate to Canada.

1 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

Vancouver Chinese choose Liberal Party

CHINESE Canadians in the Vancouver area have overwhelmingly chosen the Liberal Party as the country's next government, according to a poll conducted by the city's Ming Pao newspaper.

The results closely mirror the findings of national, mainstream polls conducted in recent weeks.

26 Oct 1993 - 12:00am

Chinese Canadians reject offer of redress

CHINESE Canadians have angrily rejected a head-tax redress settlement from the Canadian Government which reportedly includes a medallion and a certificate of recognition that Canada charged only Chinese immigrants a C$500 head-tax to enter the country at the turn of the century.

29 May 1993 - 12:00am

Racial link to shootings

A SERIES of shootings in Vancouver has been linked to racially motivated attacks against Chinese Canadians, according to Vancouver Police.

8 Feb 1993 - 12:00am