January, 2016

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Happy New Year!

I’d like to wish you all a happy 2016! A sincere thanks to everyone who came to our Holiday Open House December 19th. We had a packed house and it was a pleasure to see all of you come by.

 The BC Legislature spring session starts February 9th, 2016.

Adrian is the New Democrat Official Opposition spokesperson for BC Hydro and ICBC. If you have any issues related to these topics that you would like Adrian to raise in the Legislature’s spring session, don’t hesitate to contact us by phone 604-660-0314 or send an email to adrian.dix.mla@leg.bc.ca.

Cantonese & Mandarin speaking Constituency Assistant

I am pleased to welcome our new part-time Constituency Assistant, Lucinda Yeung to our office! Ms. Yeung can read, write and speak Chinese – skills which will enhance our ability to best-serve you and our community.

Seeking Nominations for the BC Community Achievement Awards!

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to your community through a unique achievement or outstanding service – either as a volunteer or in the course of their work? Nominate them for a BC Community Achievement Awards!

Awards will be presented for significant service in any area that provides a benefit to the community, such as sports and recreation, arts and culture, environment, multiculturalism, environment, healthcare, education, civic duty, business innovation, community volunteerism, and youth or seniors’ leadership.

If you’d like to nominate a member of our community, visit www.bcachievement.com, and nominations close on January 15th, 2016.

Year of the Monkey and Lunar New Year Celebrations

February 8th 2016 is the Lunar New Year!

Join me in supporting one of the largest Lunar New Year parades in Canada on Sunday February 14th. The parade route begins at the Millennium Gate at Keefer St and the full route can be found at the Chinese Benevolent Association of Vancouver’s website: www.cbavancouver.ca/

Closer to home, make sure not to miss the annual Collingwood BIA’s Lion Dance on Saturday February 20th! The procession will travel down Kingsway from Boundary Road to Rupert St.