Community News & Events

The History of the Establishment of the Japanese Hospital in Steveston

During the late 1890s to early 1900s, a small community hospital was built in Steveston, British Columbia. At the time, the hospital began as a Methodist mission turn make-shift hospital, but soon a partnership between Methodist missionaries, the Japanese Fishermen’s Benevolent Society and the Japanese Consulate created a demand for the modern medical facility. Outbreaks … Continue reading

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Vancouver Chinatown Launch and Reading at the Sun Yat Sen Classical Gardens

On May 18, 2:30 PM to 4 PM, author Julia Lin will be reading from Miah at the Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden at the Hall of One Hundred Rivers.  Miah is published by TSAR Publishing. “‘Half century under Japan then half century under Kuomintang . . .too much,’ my mother would sigh and shake her head.”  Miah means “fate” … Continue reading