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Virtual Chinatown Walkabout

The Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC is pleased to host a virtual Chinatown Walkabout for this year’s explorASIAN Festival on May 11 at 7pm. This Zoom tour will be led by John Atkin, Bob Sung and Hayne Wai. John is a civic historian and heritage consultant; Bob hosts cultural and culinary tours of Chinatown; and, Hayne is a longtime Chinatown researcher and advocate. They are all past presidents of the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC and collectively have over one hundred years of Chinatown involvement. The event will be framed on the Vancouver Heritage Foundation Chinatown Guide. Advance reading is recommended.