Is this simply a cash grab by the real estate developers and banks, or is there a business revitalization and social housing benefit with this project? We discuss after a round of public hearing with 122 scheduled speakers.
“The BC Liberals Are Disrespecting the Chinese Newcomer Community When They Bring Up The Term ‘十年浩劫’ (10 Year Period of Chinese Cultural Revolution)” – James Wang (BC NDP Candidate For Vancouver-Langara)
We go into detail on why he got this upset at the BC Liberal’s usage of ‘十年浩劫’ (10 Year Period of Chinese Cultural Revolution) in their characterization of the NDP.
Do We Have a Housing Crisis or Challenge? Discussion with Kim Chan-Logan (BC Liberal Candidate for Vancouver-Kensington)
In this interview, we’ve learned some pretty interesting stories about how Kim Chan-Logan’s family got integrated within the British Columbian society over the past five generations.
If we always only talk about “Chinese-Canadian political participation” during election season. then this community remains nothing but an electoral political tool.
This article boils down the 5 factors why the NDP keeps failing to make inroads with the first-generation Chinese-Canadian electorate.
To every other Canadian mass-immigration has been a cancer so far – especially given the increased competition we have for scarce housing, public education, and health care resources. Also, the immigrants tend to suffer from lengthy separation of families, workplace bullying, and wasting talent they have back home to fight for table scraps here. It’s also easy to smile and nod our heads at different cultural festivals, but it’s a different matter when it comes to tackling difficult problems…
Unless you’re living under a rock, this saga has been the talk of the internet and radio airwaves in Vancouver. When the residents are as anxious as they are about their ability to live in the place, and taking their scapegoating on the army of offshore Chinese buyers, a number of them are venting their frustrations on the ceremony raising the Chinese flag to celebrate the proclamation of the People’s Republic of China.
We must stand with the people of China. We have a moral obligation to help them transition from “people” to “citizens,” as Southern Weekly, China’s most influential liberal newspaper put it. “We are not Spartan slaves, we are the citizens of Athens.”
Multiculturalism has not only failed to actively encourage minority communities into mainstream society, contrary to the claim of protecting minority cultures, it has only promoted tokenism whereas so called “community leaders” are made legitimate, since they know how to play the game of marketing so called “traditional culture” better than others.