Meet the founder of North America’s largest South Asian Film Fest

Sunny Gill is the founder of IFFSA Toronto, the largest South Asian film festival in North America Over the past few years, CBC Toronto has been a proud sponsor of the International Film Festival of South Asia (IFFSA) Toronto. Last year, … Continued

Asian Heritage Month in Ottawa: A virtual celebration of diversity, art and culture

Finding new ways to celebrate from binge-watching Korean movies to playing Mahjong online The month of May is Asian Heritage Month. Although the celebrations look quite different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this month is an opportunity to … Continued

17 books to celebrate Asian Heritage Month in Canada

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. To celebrate, here’s a list of 17 works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and comics by Canadians of Asian descent. The Library of Legends by Janie Chang In The Library of Legends, 19-year-old Hu Lian and her … Continued

COVID-19 has put a harsh spotlight on the anti-Asian racism that has always existed in Canada

We can stop the trajectory of anti-Asian racism in Vancouver Most of us are disgusted by overt acts of racism: death threats spray-painted on cultural sites; unprovoked physical and verbal attacks. Read the full article here.

Still plenty of ways to celebrate Asian Heritage Month, ‘expand your world view’ during pandemic

Asian Heritage Society says month also includes efforts to address increase in hate after COVID-19 Asian Heritage Month 2020 is unlike any that we have experienced in the past 18 years of the Asian Heritage Society of Manitoba. Founded to celebrate … Continued