Author David H.T. Wong was born and raised in Vancouver. He is an accomplished Architect whose family migrated to North America from China over a century ago. An advocate of the arts and culture, David has helped found a number of community organizations, including Ricepaper Magazine, Chief Dan George Centre for Indigenous Studies, Chinese Canadian Historical Society of BC, Asian Canadian Writers Workshop, ExplorAsian: Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society, and Pacific Canada Heritage Centre-Museum of Migration (MoM).
Trained as a biologist, he continues his love for nature with his efforts to save frogs around the world. He was named by the Vancouver Sun newspaper as one of British Columbia’s “100 influential Chinese-Canadians”, and as one of Vancouver’s “Leading Lights in Green Design”. Currently he serves on the province’s Multicultural Advisory Council and as a director on ANAVETS Pacific Unit 280.
He is a recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in recognition of his work in environmental design and community building. In 2013, he was inducted as an Honorary Witness by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.
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