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Thank You City of Victoria!

Our thanks to City of Victoria Strategic Plan Grants 2021/2022 for funding towards our project  ‘Culture and Community in the Year of the Ox‘.

Grant monies were applied towards the Strategic Plan Objectives of Health, Well-Being and a Welcoming City and supported our work over the past year.

Celebrating Chinatown Histories Project “Telling Our Stories, Sharing Our Lives” 


On Sunday, June 20th,  CCSC Board Directors, History Project participants and community members marked the completion of our 2020/2021 Project funded by City of Victoria Strategic Plan Grants. Our event was limited in size due to Covid-19 restrictions but not in enthusiasm! We shared a lot of happiness in gathering together.

History Participants introduced were:

Gordon Quan

Rose Lum

Alan Yuen

Nelles Shackleton

Kwok Fun Wong

Nora Butz

Jo-Anne Lee

Richard Wong

Charlayne Thornton-Joe

Jackie Ngai

Wilson Louie


Gayle Nye was Project Coordinator & Histories Writer, Kimberly He was the Project Mural Artist.

“Telling Our Stories, Sharing Our Lives” has been translated into Chinese by Gilbert Cheung, Eba and Venus. Technical Editing by Gary Sum.

Get your copies to read about our proud Chinese community builders.


Please drop in for pick up at CCSC Mondays through Friday 10am - 2pm

Reserve copies by email to:


Suggested donation: $20

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