Albert Lau

The windfalls of knowing a second language

Among second-generation Canadians, it’s common to not have a strong command of their mother tongue growing up — but not Albert Lau. Although he’s…

A portrait of bus operator Paramjit Grewal

Transit was there for Parm, now she’s here for transit

Parm Grewal fondly remembers taking transit as a student and newcomer to Metro Vancouver. The 8 Fraser / Downtown bus was her ride to groceries.…

Mary Jeane San Pedro

Celebrating Asian Heritage Month with Mary Jeane

For Mary Jeane San Pedro, the last year has shown her what she already knew about herself: "Filipinos are very resilient in times of calamities,…

The 2021 Asian Heritage Month banner from the Government of Canada

Celebrating and honouring Asian Heritage Month

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada. We are proud to celebrate Asian Canadians, whether they’re newcomers or their families have been deeply…