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NEWS: Youth centre moving to Spadina Avenue

March 9th, 2016 · Comments Off on NEWS: Youth centre moving to Spadina Avenue

Businesses decry lack of consultation

By Annemarie Brissenden

Chinatown business owners are apprehensive about the Evergreen Centre for Street-Involved Youth’s relocation to the area, but community leaders are confident that any concerns can be addressed before it opens in September 2017.

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Kung Fu monks & barbecue beef at this year’s Chinatown Festival

September 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Kung Fu monks & barbecue beef at this year’s Chinatown Festival

By Sanam Malik

Performances, including lion dances, have featured prominently in past Chinatown Festivals. Courtesy Chinatown BIA

The Chinatown BIA is getting ready to host the annual Chinatown Festival this weekend, and organizers said that they wanted to make sure that the celebration has mass appeal. “We like to stage a festival that is organized by Chinatown BIA, but we want to share with everyone and get everything on one stage,” said Tonny Louie of the BIA.

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