Pioneering Chinese-Canadian Families. Mama & Papa Kwan’s Story

Stories of Pioneer Chinese-Canadian Families in the Ottawa Area 

Come and learn about a little-known but fascinating part of the history of Ottawa, listen to the personal stories of trials and triumphs from local Chinese Canadian pioneers and help launch two new multimedia historical resource tools. The Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre (OCCSC), the University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Ottawa Public Library are proud to host this event.

When: Saturday, December 8, 2012, 2:00 pm Reception to follow.

Where: Ottawa Public Library, Main Library (Auditorium) 120 Metcalfe Street (Free parking on street and at the World Exchange Plaza on Metcalfe and Albert)

Space is limited, please register in advance with Ms. Mimi Siu at or 613-235-4875 ext 141

Screen shot 2012-12-04 at 2.36.55 PM( right side photo ) Alan & Nancy Kwan holding Shirley & Howard on Parliament Hill 1962