15th Annual TD Taste of Asia Festival kicks off on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, May 31st, 2017- The National launch of the 15th annual TD Taste of Asia Festival was held on Parliament Hill on Wednesday May 31st, 2017 as a special reception in light of Asian Heritage Month. Members of Parliament and Senators from across Canada joined committee members in celebrating Canadian diversity at this special reception on Parliament Hill. Performances and featured Asian cuisine were sponsored by the Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham (FCCM) and the Honorary Consul General of Cambodia in Canada, to give a foretaste of the Taste of Asia Festival taking place on Jun...
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The 15th Annual TD Taste of Asia Festival Launches

April 28, 2017 Markham— the launch of the much anticipated annual festival—TD Taste of Asia 2017 was formally announced by Chairman Dr. Ken Ng of the Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham (FCCM), Mayor Frank Scarpitti, Hon. Minister Michael Chan, together with presenting sponsor TD, at the media conference held today at the Markham Civic Centre. This year’s festival will fall on the weekend of June 23rd, 24th and 25th, bringing the best of Asian cultures, experiences and food to the Ontarians and tourists once again. “With the support of our presenting sponsor, TD Bank Group, we will b...
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March Break Camp 2017 兒童春令營

Want something to do for your kids during the March Break but you don't know what? Well, FCCM is offering a fun and educational children's March Break camp from March 13-17, 2017! Activities: Learning Chinese, Games, Drawing, Handcrafts, Exercise, Singing ! Age: 5-13 years old Time: March 13-17, 2017 9:00am-5:00pm Location: 4350 Steeles Ave East, Unit 207-215, 2nd floor of Market Village Telephone Number: 905-946-1137 Fee: $130 for the entire week or $30/day 兒童春令營 活動包括:中文學習,成長滿通遊戲,繪畫,手工藝,運動,歌唱等 年齡:5-13歲 上課時間:2017年3月13-17日9:00 AM-5:00PM 上課地點:萬錦市加華聯會文化中心 4350 Steeles Ave East,Un...
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Newmarket Lunar New Year Celebrations- A Promising Success!

February 5th, 2017 – Newmarket – To conclude with this year’s Chinese New Year celebrations, TD-FCCM and Keller Williams Realty Centres' sales representative, Wasim Jarrah hosted their first celebratory festival at Newmarket Old Town Hall. In celebration of the Year of the Rooster, the spectacular occasion featured a number of activities and displays for old and young alike to enjoy. The dazzling performances included a traditional lion dance, an eye-dotting ceremony, and a visit from the God of Fortune. The event also featured activity booths with fun paper crafts, games for visitors of al...
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Mass Shooting at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec

February 1st, 2017- On behalf of the Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham (FCCM), the Canadian Federation of Intercutural Friendship (CFIF), and Taste of Asia (TOA) Festival, Dr. Ken Ng is deeply saddened and is horrified by the terrorist shooting and massacre at the Sainte-Foy Mosque Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec in Québec City, which left six people dead and another 19 injured.  This was a cowardly, misguided, and horrific act that has no place in our country, nor does it reflect the shared values of our multicultural, diverse, and inclusive society regardless of faith or religio...
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TD Bank, FCCM, and the City of Markham Celebrate the Year of the Rooster!

January 29, 2017 – Markham – The Year of the Rooster is finally here! Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham (FCCM), City of Markham, and Presenting Sponsor, TD Bank upheld its spectacular annual tradition of celebrating the Lunar New Year to honor the arrival of the Year of the Rooster at the Markham Civic Centre. The festivities incorporated a number of dazzling performances and lively displays for all ages to partake and enjoy. Dr. Ken Ng, the Chairman of the Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham began by thanking all the guests and visitors for attending the Chinese New Year ev...
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New Year’s Eve Countdown Bash at Pacific Mall!

January, 28 2017 MARKHAM— The much anticipated Year of the Rooster has finally arrived. TD-FCCM Markham Chinese New Year Celebrations officially commenced with the Opening Ceremony and New Year's Eve countdown bash at Pacific Mall on January 27. Hundreds of citizens were joined by Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham (FCCM) Chairman Dr. Ken Ng and Pacific Mall's emcee, Jesse Kalan-Parker at Stars Shine 365 「吉星朝鳳賀太古」featuring Hong Kong actors and singers, Adrian Chau and Sheldon Lo during the countdown. They were joined by Canadian artiste, singer and model, Jonas M today for more talent...
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Chinese New Year Celebration in Vaughan!- A Great Success!

January 22, 2017 – Vaughan – To kick off this year’s Chinese New Year celebrations, TD-FCCV and the City of Vaughan hosted its 7th annual celebratory festival at Vaughan City Hall. In celebration of the Year of the Rooster, the spectacular occasion featured a number of activities and displays for old and young alike to enjoy. The dazzling performances included a traditional lion dance, an eye-dotting ceremony, and a visit from the God of Fortune. The event also featured activity booths with fun paper crafts, games for visitors of all ages, and fai chun (a traditional decoration) for good lu...
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Volunteer Recruitment for the 15th Annual Taste of Asia Festival!

  As you may know, planning for the 15th Annual Taste of Asia Festival has already commenced! The Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham are looking for exceptional individuals in the community who would like to volunteer and participate in Canada's largest asian festival, "Taste of Asia"! If you are enrolled in a secondary education institute, this is a fast and easy way to complete your community hours! Application forms for being a general volunteer or a volunteer leader are already available. Taste of Asia General Volunteer Application form: https://docs.google.com/f...
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