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Arlene Chan

Author, Chinatown Historian

Arlene Chan

Author, Chinatown Historian

Biography

Arlene Chan, author and Chinatown historian, has written seven books and contributed to numerous publications about the history, culture, and traditions of the Chinese in Canada, some shortlisted for the Silver Birch, Red Cedar, and other awards.

Arlene’s family stories and first-hand experience growing up in Chinatown are woven into her speaking engagements and Chinatown tours. She is the president of the Jean Lumb Foundation that awards high school students of Chinese heritage from across Canada. She serves as an advisor to Myseum of Toronto, Heritage interpretation Working Group for Ontario Infrastructure, and the Toronto Public Library’s Chinese Canadian Archive.

All sessions by Arlene Chan

Chinese Canadians’ History

29 Oct 2022
09:00 - 10:00