United We Stand

Fighting to end hunger

A BIG thank you to all of you from CMC in supporting the CCC food drive for the Daily Bread Food Bank. We have collected over 2,000 lbs. of non-perishable food items on 2 skids, Sat. Dec. 12 and Sun. Dec. 20. The response from the community was overwhelming to end hunger in Toronto. Thanks again to all CMC members who had participated!

International Human Rights Day 2020

Concern-Nepal Canada is celebrating “International Human Rights Day 2020” as one of it’s annual programs. We have invited internationally renowned Human Rights activist/advocates/leaders for to celebrate this event. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, unlike previous years, this year we will be celebrating virtually. Zoom technology will be used for this webinar. Invited panelist for this events are:Sudip Pathak; Member, National Human Rights Commission, Nepal Milan Dharel; Executive Director, National Child Rights Council, Nepal Avima Upreti; President, Nepali Women’s Global Network, USA Dr. Drona Rasali; intellectual, and Human Rights ActivistTime & Date: 8 am (Nepal time) Wednesday December 9, 2020{9:15 pm (Toronto time) Tuesday December 8, 2020}


KEEP THE LANTERN LIT HOLIDAY FUNDRAISERJCCC Foundation PresentsJoin us Saturday, December 12, 2020 as the JCCC presents an entertaining evening of music, film, food and sake in the comfort of your own home. A special gift from Shiseido Canada for the Holiday Season is also included!Your Holiday package includes:Delivery to your Door by JCCC on December 12:• Bento prepared by the Japanese Restaurant Association featuring many of Toronto’s beloved Japanese restaurants.• Shiseido package valued at over $140 (option of Men’s Gift or Women’s Gift)• Sake – Hakutsuru draft 300ml* Delivery available to GTA.** Delivery will be made between 1pm-5pm.*** Unfortunately, dietary alternatives are not available. Please note bento may contain nuts, egg, soy, seafood and other common food allergen.**** In the event of inclement weather, JCCC will notify all purchasers by Friday, December 11, 2020, and event will be postponed to Sunday, December 13.Virtual Entertainment – Presented Exclusively to Purchasers to begin at 6pm on December 12:• Greetings by JCCC President, Gary Kawaguchi and Executive Director, James Heron.• 30 minutes of entertainment featuring Kyowa Taiko and a special musical segment by Japanese Canadian folk singer/songwriter Annie Sumi.• Online access to 2 feature films from the Toronto Japanese Film Festival for you to enjoy at your convenience: the winner of the TJFF 2020 Audience Choice Award, Renpei Tsukamoto’s heartwarming foodie-friendly comedy-drama BENTO HARASSMENT and Yukinori Makabe’s quietly poignant I AM A MONK.* Films are available for access within 48-hours from 6:30pm on December 12.** Films are presented in Japanese with English subtitles.Ticket PurchaseTickets are $150 each and may be purchased online here: https://www.ticketweb.ca/…/keep-the-lantern…/10749665…, or by phone at 416-771-1340 or 416-441-2345.* Please note $6 Ticketweb fee will be applied to each transaction.** Please note that all purchases are final.*** Delivery address must be provided at checkout. Please complete a separate transaction for each delivery address.Chance to Win “Just Add Shoyu” CookbookAll purchasers are automatically entered into a draw for a chance to win a copy of the “Just Add Shoyu” Cookbook. Names of winners will be announced after December 12.

CCC Connect

CCC Connect is an online platform created by the Chinese Cultural Centre to engage and promote multiculturalism and diversity in our community, during these unprecedented times. The platform strives to connect with those who are homebound by COVID-19 through weekly videos and blog posts. They have developed a series of videos and blogs that cover a broad range of topics so that you can learn more about what it means to be a Canadian. Their blog is also a place for you to share your experiences and feelings because you are not alone. Please take a look and let us know if you have any comments!


Asialicious Toronto

The first AsialiciousTO food festival is coming in this September to support Toronto’s economic recovery! Exploring Asia by tasting it! Starting from Sep 11th to Oct 11th there will be 100 best-loved Asian restaurant brands joining this event! Stay tuned with us for more event details!

2020 TaiwanFest

The annual 2020 Toronto TaiwanFest will be virtual, on Sat. Aug. 29, 8:00pm-10:30pm. “The Island and the Maple Leaf” by TAIWANfest Orchestra will bring Toronto musicians together with Canada’s own and world-renowned Maestro Ken Hsieh for a full-length concert featuring music from Beethoven’s Finale of Symphony No. 5, Canadian composer Michael Conway Baker’s Chanson Joyeuse and Mountains from Through the Lions Gate.