The Sikh Community In Calgary

The Sikh Community in Calgary

Sikhism is a religion founded by Guru Nanak, who was born in 1469. Sikhs believe in one God, and that different faiths are a reflection of the belief in the same God. They live by three major principles: Nam Japna (keeping…

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The Korean Community In Calgary

The Korean Community in Calgary

The first wave of immigrants from Korean arrived to Calgary in the 1960’s. One of the earliest immigrants was the late Dr. Chang Young Kim, Professor of Physics at the University of Calgary. Dr. Kim and his family provided help for…

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The Hindu Community In Calgary

The Hindu Community in Calgary

Canada has long prided itself on being a cultural mosaic: a country comprised of several different parts that make up the bigger picture of who we are as Canadians. Without any one part of this mosaic, something would be missing and…

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The Chinese Community In Calgary

The Chinese Community in Calgary

Calgary’s Chinese community has been a part of Calgary life since soon after our city began. Calgarians have been reveling in Chinese New Year celebrations, savouring the flavours of Chinese cooking, and relishing the exotic sights and sounds of Chinatown for…

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Ashid Bahl

Ashid Bahl

Most children would never part with their beloved toys. But Ashid Bahl wasn’t like most children. At the age of just 11, he gave away his lunch and toys to disadvantaged children in his school in Kenya. That giving nature never…

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The Sri Lankan Community In Calgary

The Sri Lankan Community In Calgary

The Sri Lankan community is one of Canada’s fastest growing ethnic groups. Notably, the population “…has been one of the top ten sources of immigration to this country [Canada] in the late 1990’s and in the past few years.” (Jedwab,…

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Patti Pon

Patti Pon

Born and raised in Calgary, Patti Pon is the president and CEO of Calgary Arts Development (CAD). Upon her being appointment as the president, Dean Prodan, CFO and Director of CAD said, “Patti is a passionate and visionary champion for…

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Norman Kwong

Norman Kwong

Norman Lim Kwong was born on the 24th of October 1929 and passed away on the 3rd of September 2016. He served as the Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta from 2005-2010 and was well regarded as one of the first Chinese-Canadian professional…

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Kim Huynh

Kim Huynh

Kim Huynh is a University of Calgary professor in the Department of Art Faculty of Arts. She is the first coloured faculty member and one of the first female tenure -tracks teachers in 1999 in the department. She has taught…

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