A BANQUET OF STORIES: Sharing Migration Stories Through Food
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A BANQUET OF STORIES: Sharing Migration Stories Through Food

Celebrate Strathcona’s multicultural past and present through storytelling and food. Pacific Canada Heritage Centre Museum of Migration Society hosts an afternoon of diverse communities sharing family dishes and the migration stories they hold. Yes, there will be food sampling! In this “round-robin” style storytelling event, you will hear diverse migration stories inspired by family recipes, … Continue reading

We have a new Executive Director
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We have a new Executive Director

September brings renewed energy to our VAHMS team. We are fortunate to have a diverse group of board members, advisors, and volunteers who have the skills and the desire to help us achieve our goals. Each year explorASIAN festival grows bigger and stronger thanks to all our VAHMS team, sponsors, partners, and donors. I’m delighted to share with you some exciting news. Paula LaBrie has joined VAHMS as our new … Continue reading

UBC Library’s Chung Collection is added to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Canada Memory of the World Register
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UBC Library’s Chung Collection is added to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Canada Memory of the World Register

BC Library’s Chung Collection has been added to the Canadian Commission for UNESCO’s Canada Memory of the World Register in recognition of its historical value. Please click here to read the news on UBC Library website. The Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection was donated to UBC Library by the Chung Family in 1999. … Continue reading

2019 Pan-Asian Recognition Award Winners
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2019 Pan-Asian Recognition Award Winners

There are 20 individuals and organizations nominated for the explorASIAN 2019 Pan Asian Recognition Award, and among them, Lan Tung, Lenore RS Lim and Indian Summer Arts Society are the winners. They are recognized for their outstanding contributions to cultural diversity in Vancouver. Lenore RS Lim is recognized for creating opportunities for visual and performing … Continue reading