Chinatown District Lunar New Year Reception
February 8th, 2017 (Wednesday)
Regency Palace Restaurant
5:30pm - Doors Open

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Past Events

Celebrate Canada Day in Chinatown!

Did you know there were Chinese settlers in Canada almost a century before it was officially Canada?

Join our all-day celebration of Canada's birthday and decades of Chinese contributions to this great country in Calgary's Chinatown district.

Enjoy cultural performances and family friendly activities, or visit our wonderful stores and indulge your taste buds with culinary delights. For the best view of the fireworks, visit Sien Lok Park, free for everyone to enjoy!

Three locations to experience the culture of the Chinatown District...

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Canada Day celebrations in Calgary


Join the party on July 1, 2016

Canada Day celebrations On Canada Day this year, more than 250,000 people are expected to join in Canada's 149th birthday celebrations throughout downtown. Festivities will include Canadian Armed Forces activities, the always popular Living Flag, an Aboriginal showcase with a traditional Powwow on Prince’s Island, a fantastic line-up of Canadian musicians on the Riverfront Avenue stage and an outstanding fireworks display off the Centre Street Bridge.

As in past years there are so many locations with family-friendly activities and amazing entertainment. Choose a link below for more on what’s happening throughout the day on Prince’s Island, along the riverfront, in East Village, Chinatown, Eau Claire Market, Fort Calgary, Olympic Plaza, Stephen Avenue, and at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre.

Click here to see all the Canada Day activities in Calgary...


Presenting Partners


Promotional Partners


2016 “Year of the Monkey”
Chinese New Year Banquet

Presented by the Calgary Chinese Merchants Association (CCMA) in partnership with the Chinatown District Business Revitalization Zone (CDBRZ).

On behalf of the Board of Directors, we personally THANK YOU for taking the time to join the community to celebrate the Year of the Monkey Chinese New Years...

A special thank you and appreciation needs to be given to the Calgary Chinese Merchants Association CCMA on all their hard work in making the Chinese New Years Banquet so welcoming!!! THANK YOU CCMA.

Gung Hey Fat Choy!!!


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Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2015

On December 2nd, 2015, the Chinatown District BRZ was held at the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre and results of the election are highlighted below. Thank you to all who participated in the AGM.

AGM Agenda Details: (English) or (Chinese)

See Candidate Profiles...

Read AGM Minutes...

Newly Elected Board of Directors 2016

There was a tie between two candidates.  Result was determined according to the by-laws. Final results are:

Ratepayer Directors:

Non-Ratepayer Directors:

Interim Board of Directors

Rod Olsen
Annette Fung
Kit Bekkers
Danny Ng
Nomination Committee:
Liza Chan
Lily Kwok
Media Spokespersons:
Terry Wong (Governance and Procedure)
Kit Koon (Community and Culture)

Margie Kwan
Peter Yip

Term duration: November 10th, 2015 thru to December 31st, 2015