Adventures In Intercultural Vancouver

How Chinese New Year in Vancouver symbolizes the emergence of a new, unique civic culture.

Maisonneuve urban affairs columnist Christopher DeWolf looks at the celebration of the Lunar New Year in Vancouver, a city of 2.1 million that is home to one of North America's largest Chinese communities. DeWolf discovers that Vancouver, an ethnically diverse city that is "as Asian as it is European," is forging a new and unique local culture that draws from its many ethnic ancestries -- Chinese in particular.

Thanks to Phillip Todd

Full Story: Piping in the (Chinese) New Year

Comments

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $199
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $14.95 a month
City Plate table setting

New Arrival! City Plates

City downtown cores printed on gorgeous decorative collectible porcelain plates.
$50.00
Book cover of the Guide to Graduate Planning Programs 2012

Thinking about Grad School?

You need the essential resource for prospective planning students
Starting at $24.95