List of Chinese Canadians

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The following is a list of Chinese Canadians including both original immigrants who obtained Canadian citizenship and their Canadian-born descendants who are notable, have made significant contributions to the Canadian or international culture or society politically, artistically or scientifically, or have appeared in the news prominently.

Politics and public service[edit]

Law and judiciary[edit]

  • Won Alexander Cumyow (溫金有), First person of Chinese origin born in Canada; As a court interpreter, Won was also the first ethnic-Chinese government official in Canada
  • K. Dock Yip - lawyer
  • Jim Chu (朱小荪), first Chinese Chief Constable of the Vancouver Police Service
  • Guo Guoting, prominent lawyer who defended dissidents and Falun Gong practitioners
  • Linda Ann Loo, Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia



Visual arts[edit]




Science and technology[edit]

Education and academia[edit]



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  2. ^ "香港男新人王关楚耀现身佛山 (New Hong Kong star Kelvin Kwan coming to Foshan)". Huanqiao Yulewang. 2006-12-07. Retrieved 2007-03-28.