NEWS & EVENTS                              

 

2020

April 2                   Chinese Railway Workers and the Construction of the CPR, West Toronto Junction Historical Society.

2019

Nov. 28                   The Chinese in Toronto, Montcrest School.

2019

Nov. 27                    Panelist, "Looking to the Future: the Evolving Narrative of Asian Canadian Literature," LiterAsian,

                                     3 - 6 pm, Cheng Yu Tung East Asian Library, University of Toronto, 8th floor, 130 St. George St.

 

2019

Oct. 29                   The Chinese in Toronto, Lexis/Nexis.

2019

Oct. 8                    The Chinese in Toronto, Branksome Hall.

2019

Sept. 25                  The Story of Jean Lumb, University of Toronto Scarborough.

2019

Sept. 23                  Chinatown tour, University of Toronto.

2019

Sept. 21-22            Intrepid Chinese Canadians: From Exclusion to Inclusion, Fort York Historic Site, 2 pm.

2019

Sept. 10-15              Readings from my book, The Moon Festival: a Chinese Mid-Autumn Celebration, Moon Merge,

                                 The Bentway, Toronto.

2019

Aug. 28                  The Story of Jean Lumb,  South Grey Museum Speaker Series.

2019

July 21                    Chinatown tour, 10:30 am, Heritage Toronto. Registration required.

2019

June 25                  The Story of Jean Lumb, 1:30 pm, Central Eglinton Community Centre.

2019

June 24                  The Story of Jean Lumb, TDSB.

2019

June 3                    Dragon Boat Festival, James Culnan Catholic School.

2019

June 1                    Chinatown tour, 10:30 am, Heritage Toronto. Registration required.

2019

May 29                  Old Chinatown/Chinatown West tour. Private.

2019

May 16                  Through the Years: the Chinese in Canada, 6:30 pm, Northview Branch, Oshawa Public Libraries.

2019

May 13                  Toronto's Chinese Community: What's Up?, Toronto Reference Library, 6:30 pm.

2019

May 8                    The Chinese in Canada, Albert Campbell C.I.

2019                       

May 7                    Chinatown tour, 1:30 pm, Central Eglinton Community Centre.

2019

May 4                    Dragon Boat Festival, Reading Circle, Bridlewood Branch, Toronto Public Library.

2019

May 2                    Moderator for Ann Hui and her new book, Chop Suey Nation, 6:30 pm, Yorkville Library.

2019

April 26                 The Chinese in Toronto: Then and Now, 7 pm, Yorkminster Park Speaker Series, Yorkminster Park                                     Church.

2019

April 25                 Chinatown tour, OISE Chinese Alumni.

2019

April 18                  The Chinese in Toronto, 1:30 pm, Central Eglinton Community Centre.

2019

April 16                  The Story of Jean Lumb, 11 am, Scarborough Probus, St. Dunstan Church.

2019                        CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Feb. 12                    Jean Lumb: A Woman of Many Firsts, Canadian Federation of Women, North Toronto Club.

2018

Feb. 9                     The Story of Jean Lumb, Centre for French and Linguisitics, University of Toronto Scarborough. 

2018

Nov. 26                   Chinatown East, Montcrest School.

2018

Nov. 22                   Dragon Boat Festival, Greenland P.S., Toronto District School Board. 

2018

Nov. 21                   Dragon Boat Festival, Howard Jr.P.S., Toronto District School Board.

2018

Nov. 20                  Panel with Film Producer Anne Tait, Iron Road, Reel Canada, TIFF Lightbox, Toronto.

2018

Nov. 19                   History of the Chinese in Canada, St. Aidan Catholic School, Toronto Catholic District School Board.

2018

Nov. 17                   Children's Book Fair, CNIB Hub, 1-5 pm. 

2018

Nov. 14                   Dragon Boat Festival, Norman Ingram P.S., Toronto District School Board.

 

2018

Nov. 12                    Dragon Boat Festival, Kew Beach Jr. P.S., Toronto District School Board. 

2018

Nov. 8                     Beyond the Rack: Discussing Toronto's Garment Industry, 6 pm, Heritage Toronto.

2018

Nov. 8                     Remembrance Day Panel, Danforth Technical Institute, Toronto District School Board.

2018

Nov. 7                     Dragon Boat Festival, Harwood P.S., Toronto District School Board.

2018

Nov. 1                     Dragon Boat Festival, Oakridge Jr. P.S., Toronto District School Board.

2018

Oct. 18                     Dragon Boat Festival, Rose Avenue P.S., Toronto District School Board.

2018

Oct. 15                     Dragon Boat Festival, St. Victor Catholic School, Toronto Catholic District School Board.

2018

Oct. 10                    Immigration and Integration: the Story of Jean Lumb, Branksome Hall.

2018

Oct. 3                     Chinatown West tour, private, Heritage Toronto.

2018

Sept. 28                  Chinatown tour, private, University of Toronto.

2018

Sept. 24                 Chinese Moon Festival, Bowmanville Branch, Clarington Public Library.

2018

Sept. 21                 CPR and Head Tax, Agincourt Branch, Toronto Public Library.

2018

Sept. 20                Old Chinatown tour, private, University of Toronto

2018

July 21                   Chinatown West tour, 10:30 am, Heritage Toronto.

2018

July 4                    Women of Achievement Award, Tri Delta Convention, Dallas, Texas.

2018

June 9                   Toronto's First Chinatown tour, Law and Society Conference.

2018                     

June 8                   Toronto's First Chinatown tour, Law and Society Conference.

2018

June 2                   Chinatown West tour, 10:30 am, Heritage Toronto.

 

2018

May 22                  Asian Heritage Month Opening Ceremony, 7 pm, Metro Hall, 55 John Street.

2018                       POSTPONED

May 17                  CPR and the Chinese Head Tax, 2 pm, Maryvale Branch, Toronto Public Library.

 

2018

May 15                  The Chinese in Toronto, 7 pm, Asian Heritage Month, United Steelworkers, 25 Cecil Street.

2018

May 13                  Chinatown West/Kensington Market tour, 11 am, Fentster Gallery, 402 College Street

2018

May 9                   Asian Heritage Month Concert and Arts Showcase, 7 pm, Innis Town Hall, U of T

2018

May 6                   Ajudicator, English Speech Art Competition, Toronto Mandarin Lions Club, 2 pm, Unionville H.S.

2018

May 1                    Dragon Boat Festival, Lillian H. Smith Branch, Toronto Public Library

2018

April 29                 Chinatown West/Kensington Market tour, 11 am, Fentster Gallery, 402 College Street

2018

April 25                 The Chinese in Canada, 7 pm, Aurora Historical Society, Hillary House.

2018

March 17               The Contribution of Chinese Canadian Women in Toronto, International Women's Day, 5:30 pm,                                         Alexandra Park Community Centre, 105 Grange Court

2018

March 1                Storytelling Workshop, Elia Middle School

2018

Feb. 20                  Celebrating Chinese New Year, 2 pm, Leaside Library, Toronto

2018

Feb. 12                   Storytelling Workshop, Shoreham Public Sports and Wellness Academy

2017

Nov. 27                  The Chinese in Canada, A.Y. Jackson Secondary School, Toronto

2017

Nov. 21                  The Chinese in Canada, Montcrest School, Toronto

2017

Nov. 16                  The Chinese In Toronto, Textile Museum of Canada, 55 Centre Street, 6 pm.

2017

Nov. 10                  Storytelling and Creative Writing Workshop, St. Mother Teresa Academy, Toronto

 

2017

Nov. 6                   The Chinese Canadian Archives at the Toronto Public Library, Ex Libris Conference

2017

Oct. 27                   Storytelling and Creative Writing Workshop, Mary Ward Catholic School, Toronto

2017

Oct. 25                   Storytelling and Creative Writing Workshop, Mary Ward Catholic School, Toronto

2017

Oct. 23                   Acceptance speech, Special Achievement Award, Heritage Toronto Awards, Carlu, 6 pm.

 

2017

Oct. 13                    Tour of Old Chinatown and Chinatown West, University of Toronto.

2017

Oct. 5                     Old Chinatown tour, University of Toronto.

2017

Sept. 24                 Chinatown tour, 1 pm, Whippersnapper Gallery, 594 Dundas St. W.

2017

Sept. 24                 Jean Lumb, Block by Block, The Ward Museum,  Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E., 3-6 pm

 

2017

July 16                   Dragon Boat Festival, Discover Summer Program, Mon Sheong Youth Group, 1 pm

2017

May 31                  A Tribute to Jean Lumb, Asian Heritage Month Author Readings and Concert Performance, 7 pm,                                       Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex, 7 pm

2017

May 31                  The Chinese in Canada, Ryerson P.S., Toronto

        

2017

May 30                  The Chinese in Toronto, Town Centre Court, Scarborough, 12 pm

2017

May 28                  Doors Open, MomenTO Pop-Up Talks, Jean Lumb, Observation Deck, City Hall, 1, pm, 2 pm

2017

May 17                  Dragon Boat Festival, Cambie Library, Richmond, BC

2017

May 16                 History of the Chinese in Canada, Brighouse Library, Richmond, BC

2017

May 16                 Dragon Boat Festival, Ironwood Public Library, Richmond, BC

2017

May 15                 History of the Chinese in Canada, Surrey Public Library, Richmond, BC

2017

May 8                   Dragon Boat Festival, Derrydown P.S., Toronto

2017

May 2                   Dragon Boat Festival, Aylesbury Public School, Brampton

2017

April 24                Tour of Chinatown, Heritage Toronto

2017

April 19                Panelist, Film Screening of Everything Will Be, Dorset Park Community Hub, 6:30 pm

2017

March 22              Facilitator, Not Just Numbers, Intersections, Myseum of Toronto, Toronto Reference Library, 6 pm.

2017

March 9                Unravelling the Story of Chinese Market Gardens, Lambton House, 7:30 pm.

2017

February 25         Panelist, "Why Politics Matter," Asian Canadian Women Empowerment.

2017

February 1         The Chinese in Canada, Darcel Avenue Sr. P.S.

2017

January 26         Chinese New Year, Palmerston Avenue P.S.

2016

November 29     Launch, Chinese Canadian Archives, Toronto Reference Library, 6 pm

2016

November 24     The Story of Jean Lumb, Presteign-Woodbine Church, 1:30 pm

2016

November 22     The Story of Jean Lumb, Leaside Library, 2 pm

2016

November 18     The Chinese in Toronto, Montcrest School

2016

November 16     The Chinese in Toronto, St. Clement's School

2016

November 15     Institute of Canadian Citizenship, Roundtable, 10 am, Fort York


2016

November 12     Chinatown West tour, 2:30 pm

2016

November 9      Cultural Identities and Writing City Stories, 6:30 pm, Lillian H. Smith Library, 239 College St., Toronto

 

2016

November 3      Shared Authority and Inclusive Storytelling, 1 pm, Ontario Museum Association Conference, Novotel.

 

2016

October 22        Archives in Your Attic, 2 pm, Toronto Reference Library, Hinton Centre, 3rd floor

2016

October 18        The Chinese in Toronto from 1878, 7 pm, New Toronto Historical Society, 185 Firth Street, Toronto

 

2016

September        http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/chinese-head-tax-in-canada/

2016

Sept. 7 and 9    Pop Up Talks, The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris, 6-9 pm, Art Gallery of Ontario

 

2016

Aug. 3               Toronto History Lecture, City of Toronto Archives, 7:30 pm, presentation  "The Chinese in Toronto."                              

2016

July 12               Just Watch Me, Chinese Canadian Youth Summer Camp, presentation of history of Chinese in Toronto

 

2016                   A Wok in Chinatown, food tour on Spadina Avenue, part of series, Dishing Up Toronto, sponsored by       June 22              Ward Museum, Heritage Toronto, and Culinaria (UTSC)

                           

2016                   Chinese Canadian National Council, Toronto Chapter, presentation on history of Chinatown

June 19

 

2016                   The Chinese in Toronto: Then and Now, 6:30-8:00 pm, Toronto Reference Library, Hinton

May 31               Learning Theatre.

 

2016                   Corliss P.S., Mississauga, presentation on Dragon Boat Festival

May 24         

                                Teacher feedback: "Thanks so much for that wonderful presentation. It was great! The students were                                 so intrigued and it was very informative!"

 

2016                   TSO, Toronto Centre, presentation on history of Chinese in Toronto

May 18

                                TSO feedback: "Thank you for taking the time to come in and give a presentation. The employees                                       here showed great interest in the topic and were excited to have you here."

2016                   Richmond Hill Public Library presentation on Dragon Boat Festival

May 16

          

2016                   Tour of Toronto's Old Chinatown, Heritage Toronto

May 14               

                               Heritage Toronto tour survey response: "I truly enjoyed the meticulous historical and cultural                                            details of the tour, with a great balance between information and personal storytelling. The tour                                        was also great because it had the perfect number of stops as not to overwhelm the participants.                                          Each stop was greatly detailed and included very relevant and exciting information. Great focus on                                    food."

 

2016                   Photo display of Jean Lumb, Metro Hall, Toronto

May 9-14

 

2016                   Presentation on history of Chinese in Canada, CICS Immigration Resource Centre

May 9                

                                CICS feedback: "The participants enjoyed finding out more about the history of the Chinese                                                 community in Canada and for sure they would like to know more. For LINC students who have only                                 been in Canada for a few years, the presentation certainly opened up a new area not touched on in                                     the language classes."

2016                  Unveiling of Ontario Heritage Trust plaque to commemorate Jean Lumb, Diversity Gardens, Toronto

April 23

 

2016                  Rogers Public School, Newmarket, presentation on Dragon Boat Festival

April 21

 

2016                  Catholic District School Board, Library technicians meet the authors, Niagara

April 15

 

2016                  University of Toronto Schools presentation to grade nine students on Chinese Canadian history

April 4              

                        

2016                  Perspectives on The Ward, panelist with Andrew Hunter and Paul Bishop

March 23          City Hall, Committee Room 2                  

 

2015                   Presentation with Anne Tait, film producer, Iron Road, Leaside Library, 2-4 pm

November 24

 

 

2015                   Reel Canada, TIFF Bell Lightbox, Iron Road, Q&A with film producer Anne Tait

October 26

 

2015                    Montcrest School presentations on Toronto's Chinatowns.

October 22    

 

2015                   My book, The Chinese Head Tax and Anti-Chinese Immigration Policies in the Twentieth Century has 

October 13        been nominated for the 2015 Heritage Toronto Book Award. The award ceremony will be held at the                                    Koerner Hall and hosted by Mary Ito, CBC's Fresh Air.
 

2015

July-August     PanAm/ParaPanAm Games

 

                          Volunteering as a workforce supervisor at the Varsity Stadium for the PanAm/ParaPanAm Games,                                         was rewarding, fun, and exhausting but the thrill of a lifetime.

 

2015                  Book launch, The Ward: the Life and Loss of  Toronto's First Immigrant Neighbourhood, Holy Trinity 

May 20             Church                                                

 

2015                 Tour of Toronto's first Chinatown, Heritage Toronto

May 10

 

2015                  Tour of Chinatown West, Heritage Toronto

May 6

 

2015                  Queen/Saulter Library presentation on the Dragon Boat Festival

May 5

 

2015                  Book launch, The Chinese Head Tax and Anti-Chinese Immigration Policies in the Twentieth Century

May 3                Maison de Culture, Montreal

 

2015                  Ryerson University presentation on the Chinese in Toronto

April 8

 

2015                  Woodbine-Presteign Church presentation on Chinese New Year

Feb. 19

 

2015                 Leaside Library presentation on Chinese New Year

Feb. 17

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