Community News & Events

Asian Heritage Month gala to honour Georgia Straight’s Charlie Smith, D&M publisher Scott McIntyre

The Georgia Straight’s Charlie Smith (pictured here with legendary Vancouver real-estate agent Faye Leung) is one of two individuals who will be honoured at the end of Asian Heritage Month.  Asian Heritage Month officially starts on May 1, but its 2013 launch was held Tuesday (April 30) at Richmond City Hall.  Numerous events will be … Continue reading

Community News & Events

Celebrate Asian History Month at the former home of Charlie and Nellie Yip Quong

On Saturday May 25th at 2pm: Nellie Yip Quong House, 783 E Pender St, join us in celebration of Asian History Month at the former home of Charlie and Nellie Yip Quong with the current owners, family members, Chinese Canadian Stories film crew and Chinese Canadian Historical Society. Nellie Yip Quong (1882-1949) spoke five Chinese dialects … Continue reading