October 08, 2017—Markham—The much anticipated TD/FCCM Mid-Autumn Thanksgiving Celebration at Pacific Mall has put on an fantastic Carnival, entertainment and activities.

The celebration featured a spectacular performance show including singing, Chinese ribbon dancing, fire guy show, amazing magic acts, Turkey giveaways and fun filled entertainment that had audiences and special guests entertained. The event also featured activity booths with  lantern paper crafts, Autumn/Thanksgiving colouring sheets for kids, FUNtastic Thanksgiving carnival photo booth for all visiting families and honored guests.

Hundreds of guests gathered at Pacific Mall for the Mid-Autumn Thanksgiving celebration. Some special guests also attended this event, including MPP Hon. Michael Chan, MPP Soo Wong; Regional Councillor Nirmala Armstrong, Councillor Alan Ho & Mrs, Councillor Chin Lee, Councillor Amanda Yeung Collucci; Judy Yeung for MP Shaun Chen, MP Majid Jowhari;  School Board Trustee YRDSB, Juanita Nathan; China Southern Airlines representative Jocelyn Zhang;  Amar Erry, Zul Kassamali, Pat Howell, Ben Chan, Master Teresa Yeung, Leo and Arlene Chan, Helen Pert and York Region Police Inspector Chris Bullen, Sergeant Paul Chiang, Constable Mason Zhou.

Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, sent his warmest Thanksgiving and Mid-Autumn greeting to FCCM and Markham via Mary Ng, M.P. Markham-Thornhill.  Richmond Hill MP, Majid Jowhari gave his greeting and presented the Prime Minister’s greeting to Dr. Ken Ng  on Pacific Mall stage during this celebration. Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau mentioned in his greeting letter,’ The Mid-Autumn Festival is a celebration that traces its roots back more than a  thousand years. It is more than a celebration of tradition, however, it is a time for us to come together with family and friends to give thanks for our fortune and look forward to many more years of success. ‘ ,  ‘As we look back over back over the span of our history, let us recognize the communities that have shaped our nation, including the many Chinese-Canadians who have greatly contributed to Canada throughout the past 150 years.’ and he also expressed his appreciation to the organizers of this amazing event and to all of people in attendance.

Dr. Ken Ng, Chairman of FCCM says, ‘Mid-Autumn Festival and Thanksgiving Day both are a special day in Chinese and western culture, and we can really appreciate family and friends. The most important, this year is Canada’s 150th anniversary, so we come together to appreciate Canada which is our beautiful country and home. We appreciate our all friends , especially appreciate our Co-Host – Pacific Mall which is a largest shopping centre in Canada, and FCCM’s Presenting Partner – The TD Bank Group’.

Pictures of the event are posted on the Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham’s Facebook page. Look out more events at www.fccm.ca or follow us on Twitter and don’t miss out on all the fun!

道明銀行-萬錦市加華聯會 太古感恩之秋慶祝活動取得圓滿成功
許多客人觀看和參與了這次太古感恩之秋慶祝活動,其中一些貴賓也來到了活動現場,包括國會議員陳聖源代表Judy Yeung、國會議員Majid Jowhari;約省議員陳國治、黃素梅;市議員Nirmala Armstrong、何胡景夫婦、趙振光、楊綺清;克區公立教育局董事Juanita Nathan;中國南方航空公司代表及其他各界領袖。
總理賈斯汀·杜魯多通過國會議員伍鳳儀給萬錦市加華聯會送來了他熱情的祝賀,國會議員Majid Jowhari在活動現場致辭并轉交總理賀信給吳建忠醫生。總理賈斯汀·杜魯多在賀信中提到,“中秋節慶祝活動有悠久的歷史可以追溯到一千多年前。除了中秋節這個傳統慶祝活動,與此同時也是家人和朋友齊聚慶祝感恩節并嚮往美好成功的未來的日子”,“在回顧歷史的過程中,讓我們認識到塑造我們國家的社區,包括許多華裔加拿大人,他們在過去的150年裏對加拿大做出了巨大的貢獻”,同時他也對本次精彩活動的組織者和所有參與者表達了他的感謝。


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