#ShareYourStory: Garland Wong – Chinese New Year Traditions


My grandfather's best friend saw an opportunity in the Pembroke/Petawawa area. There was a military base with lots of people, and they took that chance.

Garland Wong

Newcomers, immigrants, refugees and first-generation Canadians all have stories to share. Our #ShareYourStory campaign is a platform for these stories to be shared.

Garland Wong is a first-generation Canadian whose family immigrated from China and established a longstanding business in Pembroke, Ontario. Garland shares his family’s story, Chinese New Year traditions, and a delicious wonton recipe.

Image: Local Immigration Partnership – Lanark & Renfrew