The Hainan Association of Ontario of Canada was formally established on August 18, 1988, and applied to the Ontario government for filing a case, which was approved on August 21, 1989.
The 30-year history of the association has been established. At present, there are more than 2,000 members of the Hainan Association. There are 4 honorary presidents and 5 honorary consultants.
The hometown association regularly organizes several large-scale memorial activities and Spring Festival gatherings every year. It has also been opening Chinese and English reading classes, computer skills classes, recreation and tourism, music karaoke, Cantonese opera classes, youth Chinese martial arts classes and lion dance classes, especially in Chinese English reading classes, youth Chinese martial arts classes and lion dance classes have played a positive role in spreading traditional Chinese culture to the younger generation.
In September 2005, Chinese President Hu Jintao met with outstanding representatives of the overseas Chinese community in Toronto during his visit to Canada. President Luo Xuqiang attended and was praised on behalf of the Association, which brought great encouragement to the Association. The motherland cares about overseas Chinese, and we are also the motherland. Be proud of growing stronger and stronger.
In August 2007, it took two years to plan to collect 23,000 original English books on education, medicine, literature, agriculture, astronomy, encyclopedias, novels, children’s books, magazines and many sciences. All of them were shipped back to China without compensation. Donated to Hainan University.
On May 12, 2008, there was a major earthquake in Sichuan Province. Members of the association called and sent letters to express condolences to the compatriots in the disaster area, mobilized and organized donations. Everyone actively participated and sent a unified transfer to the disaster area in Sichuan through the Bank of China in Canada on July 15.
From 2009 to 2019, the Lion Dance Team participated in the Canadian Lion Dance Competition and won the championship. Organized many successful Spring Festival gatherings and invited the Chinese Ambassador to Canada to come and celebrate the coming of the New Year together. During the grand 30th anniversary of the Association of Hometowns, we celebrated with many fellow villagers. The joy and harmony further deepened the friendship among the fellow villagers.
President: Lin Ye
Vice President: Luo Xuqiang
Address: 217 Augusta Avenue, Toronto
Contact: Lin Ye (President) 416 918 8273
Chen Meiqi (Secretary-General) 13098935031