May is Asian Heritage Month

Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity to learn about the diverse culture and history of Asian communities in Canada, and to acknowledge the many achievements and contributions of people of Asian origin who:

  • Persons of Asian heritage refers to individuals with heritage from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, West Asia and Central Asia.
  • Although it has been celebrated in Canada since the 1990’s, the Government of Canada officially signed the declaration announcing May as Asian Heritage Month in 2002.

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