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Media Contacts

Jimmy Smith

Deputy Communications Director
Office of the Premier

Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport

Media Relations
250 882-0918


Facts about the Province's support for Vancouver Chinatown
  • The Province has invested more than $50 million in Vancouver Chinatown to help revitalize the community and establish Canada’s first Chinese Canadian Museum.
  • The Province also supported Vancouver Chinatown with $189,800 through the Fairs, Festivals and Events fund.
    • $35,000 for the Vancouver Chinatown Festival 2022
    • $68,400 for Light Up Chinatown 2023
    • $21,600 for the Vancouver Chinatown Festival 2023
    • $34,400 for the Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival Parade 2024
    • $30,400 Lunar New Year Celebration Hub 2024
  • Vancouver Chinatown has several notable cultural sites and tourism attractions, including:
    • the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver;
    • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden;
    • the Chinatown Storytelling Centre; and
    • the Chinese Canadian Museum in the historic Wing Sang building.