A Filipino father of four died while rescuing his autistic son from drowning in a lake in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley.
Family tragedy: Arnulf Salazar, 53, drowned on July 17 after swimming after his non-verbal 10-year-old son Zac who drifted into deeper water at Chehalis Lake, reported CTV News.
A 16-year-old is set to become the youngest student to graduate from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Arts & Sciences in at least 40 years.
An unconventional path: Vivian Xie, who found the last four years of her university life to be “pretty normal,” is double majoring in both biology and cell and molecular biology. She plans on pursuing a master’s degree in applied immunology at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine this fall, reported CBC.
‘I Have 3 Kids, They Can’t Go to Sleep’: Asian Family Vandalized, Harassed by Teens for DAYS in Canada
A Chinese Canadian family has lived in fear for nearly a month since a group of teenagers began following them and targeting their home in Oakville, Ontario.
What happened: Charles Wu says it all started on June 4, when he and his wife went for an after-dinner stroll and came across a group of teens. When they got back, one of their children — who was in the house — saw someone following them and called their attention.
A father who won over $100,000 in the lottery from a scratch card in Vancouver, Canada, plans to use it towards his children’s education.
Winning lottery ticket: Frankis Christurasa and his daughter, Pirashalini Firangs, won $125,000 on a Super Money Multiplier Scratch and Win ticket purchased from the Victoria Drive Town Pantry.
A young man accused of deliberately running over a Pakistani Muslim family in London, Ontario, on June 6 has been charged with terrorism this week.
The charges: The incident, which killed four adults and injured a child, led to multiple charges against the suspect, Nathaniel Veltman, who was arrested shortly after fleeing the scene.
“Kim’s Convenience” star Simu Liu addressed the lack of Asian representation in the writer’s room and called out producers in a lengthy Facebook post.
Liu’s Facebook Rant: Liu blasted “Kim’s Convenience” producers after the final season was released on Netflix on June 2.
I wasn’t going to write this article.
Normally, I publish about virtual and augmented reality and how technology can enhance our lives, so going deep within my personal experience and being vulnerable is something I truly have avoided, and have rarely spoken out about in the past. Frankly, I’ve never looked at myself as a voice for Asian people as I’ve always felt detached and disconnected from that identity.
A man was filmed yelling anti-Asian slurs at a Stop Asian Hate rally in Richmond, British Columbia on Sunday.
What happened: The man hurled anti-Chinese slurs at members of the local Asian community, which organized the rally to raise awareness on anti-Asian hate and encourage cross-cultural dialogues to fight racism.
A man accused of hurling racist abuse at a Chinese family and an intervening bystander in Canada will not face charges, authorities reportedly said.
What happened: The suspect, whose name was not released, allegedly yelled anti-Asian slurs at the family and the bystander for no apparent reason.
Asian Canadian artist Christopher Tse wants people to open their eyes amid the rising anti-Asian racism via a powerful new campaign.
About the project: Tse wrote and narrated the spoken word PSA titled “Eyes Open” as part of an initiative of the Chinese Canadian National Council for Social Justice (CCNC-SJ) for Asian Heritage Month.
A man from Ontario, Canada, who had earlier faced charges for an anti-Asian incident in March, was arrested again for harassing an Asian couple.
What happened: The 21-year-old suspect allegedly went on a racist rant and spat on the pair as they were walking in a secluded area of a south-end park in Guelph on Tuesday morning, CTV News reported.
With more anti-Asian hate crimes than 10 of the most populous U.S. cities combined in 2020, Vancouver has reportedly become the “Anti-Asian Hate Crime Capital of North America.”