THE ORIGINS OF THE STEVESTON BUDDHIST Temple, celebrating its 80th Anniversary on Saturday, October 25, 2008, are rooted in the first wave of Japanese immigrants to BC. Following on the heels of Manzo Nagano arrival in 1877 and lured by dreams of riches, young men from small fishing villages in Japan began flocking to Steveston.
The entire main floor of the building has been destroyed, and most of the furniture and other items inside are gone.
JCCA Golf Tournament
GOLFERS reserve June 22, 2008 for the 47th annual tournament at Meadow Gardens, shotgun 1pm, $125.00. Contact JCCA or Shag Ando at 604.922.9226
One doesn’t have to be a sociologist to know that the institution of marriage has changed drastically over the past few decades. This has...
When Roy Kiyooka died suddenly and unexpectedly in February 1994, he left behind a legacy of creativity fuelled by a lifelong passion for making art, in all its various guises. Born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan in 1926, he grew up in Calgary, Alberta, where he began his studies at the Provincial Institute of Technology and Art (now the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and Art). Over the course of his career, he was known as a painter, photographer, musician, film-maker, poet and teacher. He taught at several universities during his career, retiring from the University of British Columbia in 1991.