Olivia Chow on Being a Chinese-Canadian Politician Postponed to May 18

When:
May 4, 2014 – May 5, 2014 all-day
2014-05-04T04:00:00+00:00
2014-05-05T04:00:00+00:00
Where:
Room 5150, OISE,
252 Bloor Street West
University of Toronto - St. George Campus, Toronto, ON M5R
Canada
Cost:
Free
Contact:

Please note that this event has been postponed to May 18.

Olivia was born in Hong Kong in 1957. Her mother was a school teacher, her father a school superintendent. Fearful of the Cultural Revolution on the Chinese mainland, her father brought the family to Canada in 1970.

Olivia graduated from Jarvis Collegiate and then went to Ontario College of Art. She got involved in city politics and soon was working for Dan Heap, the NDP MP for Trinity-Spadina, the seat she held until her recent resignation to run for Mayor of Toronto. She recently published her autobiography, My Journey.

Olivia will talk about her service as a Toronto School Board Trustee, City Councillor and as a Member of Parliament, about serving the Chinese and other ethnic communities. She start with a short talk and then field questions. All welcome. Free.  www.tccfa.ca

 

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