backAnnual Chinese New Year Celebration at Toronto City Hall (2018)

Pre-Celebrating the arrival of the Year of Dog Toronto Chinese Business Association hosts its Annual Celebration at Toronto City Hall

Posted on March 14th, 2018

To welcome the arrival of the Year of Dog, Toronto Chinese Business Association (TCBA) once again organized the TCBA Chinese New Year Celebration at Members Lounge, Toronto City Hall on February 14. Mayor John Tory, City Councillors, representatives from public services – Toronto Police Service, Toronto Fire Service, EMS, Consul General of the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Toronto, along with the Consul (Commercial), Deputy Director of the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office (Toronto), community and business leaders, media and friends were in attendance to celebrate this festivity.

As a tradition, there were the dotting of the lion’s eyes ceremony and the traditional lion dance performance. Throughout the celebration, the Toronto Chinese Orchestra Association playing the classical Chinese music entertained guests. The traditional Chinese food were served after the ceremony and TCBA Board of Directors took the opportunity to wish each and every guest a prosperous and healthy Year of Dog and handed out the lucky red pockets to everyone at the event.

In the opening ceremony, Evan Chau, President of the TCBA, mentioned that in the the year ahead of us promises to bring many challenges, but the dawn of a new year also brings with it opportunities to work harder and smarter and to think outside the square. As the President, he will continue to ensure that TCBA will work closely with all levels of government to participate and contribute to our community. Established in 1972, the Toronto Chinese Business Association (TCBA) is the first Chinese business association in the Greater Toronto Area. As a non-profit organization, TCBA is dedicated to create a healthy and sustainable environment for Chinese businesses in Toronto. For further details of TCBA, please visit www.tcbacanada.com, and www.dragonboats.com

多倫多華商會慶新春 於多倫多市政廳舉行團拜

多倫多華商會多年來都把華人農曆新年帶到多倫多市政廳。今年 年 廿 九 (二月十四日) 一如既往,再次於多倫多市政廳舉行團拜,與政府官員、社區僑領、商界人士, 賓客及傳媒朋友共賀 狗年的 來 臨, 一同慶祝這個華人一年一度的佳節,多倫多華商會 董事局並在慶祝會上大派利是。

多倫多華商會會長周大軍感謝各嘉賓出席團拜,欣賞中國傳統舞獅舞蹈表演及品嘗新年小吃。周大軍表示,很高興今年能與在座每位共渡年 。新的一年,多倫多華商會會繼續致力與各級政府保持緊密聯繫,推動商務發展,繼續充當社區、會員及政府合作的重要橋樑,舉辦各類活動,促進加拿大經濟發展。他並祈望 狗 年的來臨能為多倫 多 帶來新氣象。

是次出席團拜活動包括: 多倫多華商會會長周大軍與會董仝人、三級政府 ,多倫多市長莊 德 理與一眾市議員,公共服務的代表包括多倫多警 局 、消防及緊急醫療服務 、中華人民共和國駐多倫多領事 館總 領事 、 商務 領事 、 香港駐多倫多經濟貿易辦事處 處長及副處長、社區僑領、商界人士及傳媒朋友等。

多倫多華商會員於1972年成立,專門為多倫多工商界及社區服務。其主辦的多倫多國際龍舟節是國際上其中一個最大型的龍舟節,此活動除推動文化及運動外,更震興經濟,每年為多倫多市帶來數以百萬計的旅遊收益。查詢有關該會服務,請瀏覽www.tcbacanada.com; www.dragonboats.com

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