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A bronze statue of an empty chair will be erected in Canada’s biggest city to commemorate writer, human rights activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo. China refused to allow the writer to travel to Norway to collect his … Continued
Walking tours of what Chinatown was, and what it is now Toronto is Canada’s largest and most diverse city, and has long been the site of one of the country’s largest and most vibrant Chinese communities. Arlene Chan is a … Continued
Shaun Majumder is an award winning actor and comedian and he is listed by the government of Canada as a noteworthy historical figure during this, Asian Heritage Month. “These photographs and stories highlight some of the many valuable contributions made … Continued
May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada and the country’s largest labour union is urging its members to take part in events and to show solidarity against laws and policies that target racialized communities. The Public Service Alliance of Canada … Continued
The mayor of the western city of Vancouver will apologize on April 22, 2018 for past discrimination against citizens of Chinese descent. In 2015, the premier of the province of British Columbia apologized for racist and discriminatory policies to this … Continued
A new report says that Chinese-Canadians who speak out about human rights issues in China face a variety of threats allegedly instigated by Chinese officials. The report was prepared in part by Amnesty International Canada, part of a 15-member coalition … Continued
Canada quietly expressed its sadness at the passing of Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo who died on Thursday shortly after being transferred from jail to a civilian hospital to seek treatment for advanced stages of terminal … Continued