Photo circa late 1939/early 1940 taken on the roof of the former WK Gardens Restaurant.
Story and photo from Kathleen Lee, whose father ran the On Wo Tailor shop, next to Modernize Tailor.
At the Granville Public Market, near one of the entrance, is a bakery that has been there since the beginning back in 1979, some 34 years ago.
A family business, Lee’s Donuts has attracted customers, many regulars, and it’s all because Alan Lee discovered the joy of fresh hot doughnuts in his home town of Cumberland. The shop was a Ma and Pa operation and their doughnuts were not only hot and tasty but large.
A summer enrichment camp for young teens
Providing opportunities for youth to learn about the150 years of the Chinese experience in B.C.
New Wesminster Chinatown Yi Fao
New Westminster had three Chinatowns throughout its history. In the nineteenth century, New Westminster was known as Yi Fao (“Second Port”), as the city was the second port of entry after Victoria.
May 25, 2013, 1:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Exploring “wall poems” written by early Chinese in the detention center in Victoria, B.C, to the huge Collection of Poetry in 1957 by the Chinese Timesnewspaper.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 – 7:30
CCHS's Henry Yu speaking at the Vancouver Historical Society at the Museum of Vancouver
Community Historical Recognition Program project at UBC.
The latest in new media technologies to present a new understanding of our common history.
Film Screening and Panel Discussion
The event is free of charge and located at the Cultural Centre’s Performance Hall, 7700 Minoru Gate, on May 25th from 1:30 to 4:00pm, 7700 Minoru Gate.
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