Monthly archives: June 2019

Meeting the Queen of England

Happy Birthday! It was Canada’s Centennial, its 100th anniversary as a country. A grand celebration was organized for June 30 and July 1, 1967, in Ottawa for Canadians and for Her Majesty, the Queen. The Chinese Community Dancers of Ontario, a dance group that Jean had formed, was chosen to perform for the celebration in […]

Jean Lumb and others greeting Queen Elizabeth with a curtsy

plaque of the Wong Association of Ontario

Family and County Associations

Chinese immigrants with the same surname formed family associations. Among the early family associations were the Li She Kong So (Lee Association) and Lem Si Ho Tong (Lem Society) that can still be found in Chinatown. Another long-standing association is Lung Kong Kung So whose membership is made up of people with four surnames: Liu […]