Events

The Chinese in Toronto: Then and Now Presentation

Cost
Free

Author Arlene Chan will do a presentation, with a Q&A afterwards. Books will be available for sale.

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Arlene Chan, author of the books, The Chinese in Toronto from 1878 and The Chinese Community in Toronto: Then and Now, traces the history of the Chinese in Toronto, and how the Chinatown at Dundas Street and Spadina Avenue developed after the closing of a dark chapter in Canadian history. Archival photographs depict the early years, dating back 135 years, to present day.

Arlene grew up in Chinatown and worked there at her parents’ restaurant. She nurtures her ties with the neighbourhood and leads Heritage Toronto tours during the summer.

  

Darkness Rising Book Signing

Cost
Free

Mary Jennifer Payne will be signing books from her Daughters of Light series, including the lastest and final installment in the series, Darkness Rising. 

A Grander Vision Book Launch

Cost
Free

Please join us for the launch of A Grander Vision by Sid Ryan! Antoni Shelton will be your host, and Sid Ryan will do a reading and Q&A with Linda McQuaig.

The event will be held at Lula Lounge in Toronto with free admission.

Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Another Story Bookshop.

Co-sponsored by Cupe Ontario.