“Rolling donkey” will be served at APEC

Remember what happened when Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference took place in Vancouver, BC in 1997? How was the life of an average person affected? I remember that traffic was disrupted when the world leaders go through certain parts of the city....

To catch the Chinese tourism boom

According to the latest figures released by Tourism Vancouver, for the first four months in 2014, the number of tourists from Mainland China increased by 27.8% compared to the same period last year.  China has surpassed the UK as Vancouver’s second largest...

Happy 147th birthday, Canada!

As an immigrant to Canada in the 1990’s, I am truly grateful to this country that welcomed me with open arms. I feel the inclusivity and enjoy the multiculturalism in this new place I call home. We share each others’ culture, food and festivities and do...

Speaking the right language

On April 22, 2014, Canada’s Citizenship and Immigration Minister, Chris Alexander, announced that the number of Chinese students, permanent residents, and visitors in 2013 have reached record highs in all three areas. This further strengthens the relationship between...