February 2019 Newsletter

Upcoming Events

The upcoming family picnic will be held on Sunday July 14, 2019 at Goulding Park located at 45 Goulding Ave, North York, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Come out and join the fun games for adults and children. Outdoor supervised swimming available and tennis courts are on a first come first serve basis.

Bring your own food, beverages, tables and chairs. There are several take outs in the area such as Popeyes, KFC, Chinese, Persian and Korean food. Please contact Lorrie for more information.
Contact Lorrie

Past Events

2018 Fall Golf Tournament

The tournament was held in September. There was no rain although predicted! 19 golfers in total came out to Hawk Ridge and had a great time!

2018 Family Picnic

We had a great turn out with 80 people, including 12 children, age 11 months to 12 years of age, attending the picnic on this beautiful summer's day. It was great to see all the grandchildren at this event. 

This year an appreciation plaque was presented by CCASA to May Look-Chao for her sponsorship of the website and for being the webmaster. This was to be presented to May at the July 2017 Picnic.

There was great participation from the kids in the games. Here are the winners in their age category.
Liam Ming-Sun
Kiera Lai
Joshua Sun

Horseshoe Toss
Aiden Ming-Sun
Sarah Sun
Joshua Sun

Hot Potato 
Liam Ming-Sun
Justin Fu
Aiden Ming-Sun
Plate & Egg Race
Abigail Eason
Joshua Sun

Sack Race
Abigail Eason

Spoon & Egg Race
Warren Lam
Braydon Lam
Abigail Eason
Samantha Fu
See Upcoming Events >>

Community News

Visitors to Toronto in 2018

Jess Jobling, London, England in May

Eddie Kwong Hing, Port Elizabeth, in June
Terrance & Shirley Soon-Shiong, London, England in June

Mary Kwan & Sandra Ma, Vancouver in July
Nelly Fok, Johannesburg in July

Jamie & Isabelle Laing, Aberdeen, Scotland in August
Joanne & Georgina Lonergan, Marlow, England in August
Kai & Jen Chow, Johannesburg in August
Malcolm, Jo & Anna Ming, England, in August
Phil, Nishie, Ellie & Eva Jong, London, England in August
Yulinda Jong, London, England in August

Bonnie Kai, Vancouver in September
Enid Bue, Pretoria, in September
Lucy Baw, San Francisco in September

Elaine Ho, Johannesburg, in December
Hilton Lang, Johannesburg, in December
Vincent, Lorraine, Stephanie & Daniel Lun, Johannesburg, in December


Jonathan Ho & Joana Curay tied the knot on October 20, 2018 in Vancouver. Proud parents are Edward & Jeanette Ho of Vancouver.

Natasha Poo & Scott Alexander tied the knot on June 22, 2018. Proud parents are Leonard & Hilder Poo of Mississauga.

Lynn Son Kee & Wayne Phillips tied the knot on May 12, 2018 in Carmel, California. Proud parents are Gerald & Eunice Son Kee of Mississauga.


Paulo Urquilla, born in Brooklin, Ontario to Luis & Carolyn on August 19, 2018. Proud grandmother is Wendy Lai.
Milestone Birthdays
Victor Look, 90 in January 2019
Fok Kwai Lun, 95 in December 2018
Fok Kwai Tao, 90 in September 2018
Lily Leesui, 75 in September 2018
Wok Sun & Wong Kwok Hing Fok, celebrated their 70th Wedding Anniversary in September 2018 in Australia.

Yin & Minnie Leong, celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary in October 2018 in Toronto.
Mabel Wai Goon Gam (Ho), passed away on January 24, 2019 at the age of 77 in Johannesburg.

Joyce Quan passed away unexpectedly on January 18, 2019 at the age of 85 in Johannesburg.

Myrtle Ou Tim (James), passed away on December 17, 2018 in Toronto at the age of 83. 

Willie Ho Wing Hon King passed away on December 12, 2018 in Kitchener at the age of 93. 

Harrison Robert Jacob Reimer passed away suddenly on October 21, 2018 at the age of 19 in Waterloo, Ontario.

Ronny Kwong Hing passed away on September 17, 2018 in Toronto.

Sidney Lim Chan passed away August 30, 2018 in Johannesburg at the age of 80.

Patrick Lun passed away on August 24, 2018 in Toronto at the age of 76.

Vincent Yee Loong passed away on August 20, 2018 at the age of 87 in Mountain View California. 

Kwai Pong passed away on August 4, 2018 in Johannesburg at the age of 94. 

Ivor Wong Chong passed away on July 4, 2018 in Port Elizabeth at the age of 79. 

Dudley May passed away on April 6, 2018 after a serious car accident injury in Johannesburg at the age of 73.

Catherine Ho Chan Hong passed away suddenly on March 30, 2018 in Johannesburg at the of age 66. 

Young Fon Sean passed away in Vancouver on March 29, 2018 at the age of 104. 

Ah Foen Lee (Waison) passed away in Hong Kong on February 18, 2018 at the age of 84. 

Tommy Chokie passed away on February 10, 2018 in Markham at the age of 80. 

Please see In Memoriam on CCASA website for additional information.
In Memoriam
Hakka Heritage Exhibit Inauguration Ceremony
Saturday November 3, 2018

CCASA attended the unveiling of the Hakka Heritage Wall at the Chinese Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Toronto, where the exhibit is mounted on the wall and is on permanent display. Representing the diaspora from South Africa were Robert  & Shirley Ho (ex-Johannesburg), Lillian & Michael Leeshanok (ex- Port Elizabeth & Mauritius), Clem & Lily Leesui (ex- Port Elizabeth & Johannesburg) and David & Lorrie Ming-Sun (ex-Johannesburg and Grahamstown).

CCASA members are encouraged to visit the Chinese Cultural Centre to see the Heritage Wall.
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2019 Executive

The current Executive functions as caretaker and guardian of the Association.

President: Lorrie Ming-Sun • ccasa.president@gmail.com • 416-225-5603
Vice-President : Denise War • dhwar@rogers.com • 905-277-4248
Treasurer: Ivan Leong • ivanl@advancedprintinginc.com • 416-499-7881
Secretary: Geoff Maw • geoff.maw@sheridanc.on.ca • 905-858-3690
Newsletter:  Lorrie Ming-Sun (Editor) • May Look Chao (Webmaster) • Sharon King (Email)

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