Launch of the Toronto Edition of the Canada Chinatown series

October 15, 2012
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As part of a nation-wide project and Canada Chinatown Series, an eight-page document describing the chronological history of Toronto’s Chinatown since its inception in 1878 was launched in Toronto on October 15, 2012 at the RCL CHKL. David Chuenyan Lai, Professor Emeritus of the University of Victoria, and Jack Leong, Director of the RCL CHKL, co-authored this document. Candy Yip, Outreach & Public Service Librarian of the RCL CHKL, provided the Chinese translation. The document will be distributed to schools and libraries. You can download it from http://www.sfu.ca/davidlamcentre/chinese_canadian_history/chinatown_histories_documents.html.

Above: 1 Julie Hannaford, Associate Librarian, University of Toronto; 2 Dr. G. Raymond Chang, Chancellor Emeritus, Ryerson University; 3 Winnie Leung, Artwork Consultant; 4 Dr. Jessica Li, York University; 5 Larry P. Alford, Chief Librarian, University of Toronto; 6 Candy Yip, Outreach & Public Services Librarian, Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library; 7 Dr. David Chuenyan Lai, Emeritus Professor of Geography, University of Victoria; 8 Dr. Jack Leung, Director, Richard Charles Lee Canada-Hong Kong Library; 9 The Honourable Dr. Vivienne Poy; 10 Dr. Paul Crowe, Co-chair, Chinese Canadian History Project Council; 11 Dr. Neville Poy; 12 Ms. Judy Ouk, President of the East Toronto Chinese Chamber of Commerce; 13 Mr. David Choi, Co-chair, Chinese Canadian History Project Council; 14 Dr. Jan Walls, Member, Chinese Canadian History Project Council; 15 Edith Lo, Member, Chinese Canadian History Project Council

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