Celebrating 20 years of Asian Heritage Month

About Asian Heritage Month

Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity for all Canadians to learn more about the many achievements and contributions of Canadians of Asian descent, who have done so much to make Canada the amazing country we share today. 

Learn about the significant events in history of Canadians of Asian heritage

Happy 20th anniversary!

This year is particularly special as it marks the 20th anniversary of Asian Heritage Month in Canada. The theme for 2022 is “Continuing a Legacy of Greatness.” It emphasizes the diverse history of Asian culture in Canada while recognizing the resilient and thriving communities that are present.  

Join us as we celebrate this month at UBC with a range of events — available on the UBC Events page

COVID Racism

COVID-19 has amplified anti-Asian racism, with Asian communities report an increase in racism and discrimination since the beginning of the pandemic. This month is also an opportunity to come together to combat anti-Asian racism and discrimination in all its forms.  

Here are some helpful resources: