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Students on learning the Cantonese language

OMNI Television

[October 26, 2018]

Students in the UBC Cantonese Language Program are interviewed by OMNI Cantonese (BC).


Guest speakers Professor Virginia Yip and Professor Stephen Matthews on the Cantonese language

香港中大港大專家來開講 BC大學粵語課堂受歡迎 

OMNI Television

[July 11, 2018]

Guest speakers Professor Virginia Yip from The Chinese University of Hong Kong and Professor Stephen Matthews from The University of Hong Kong are interviewed by OMNI Cantonese (BC) on the importance of the teaching and learning of the Cantonese language.


[Media] Guest speaker Mr. Chris Shum on his journey of being a lyricist

港填詞人岑偉宗談心得: 指粵語音樂劇海外受落

Sing Tao News

[July 6, 2018]

A wonderful talk by lyricist Chris Shum organized by the UBC Cantonese 卑詩大學粵語 Program.


HKSI Associate Mr. Raymond Pai On Upcoming Workshops

卑大連辦4日粵語文化活動: 香港舞台劇填詞大師岑偉宗現身工作坊

Ming Pao News

[June 20, 2018]

An interview with HKSI Associate Raymond Pai on the Cantonese Worlds and Cantonese Linguistics workshops.


HKSI Associate Mr. Raymond Pai interviewed on the Cantonese Worlds Workshop

BC大學舉辦“世界唐人作坊”

OMNI Television

[June 19, 2018]

Mr. Raymond Pai of the UBC Cantonese 卑詩大學粵語 Program interviewed on the Cantonese Worlds 2 Workshop.


Why a Canadian university is fascinated by Hong Kong

Zolima City Mag

[April 25, 2018]

HKSI Convenor Dr. Leo Shin and Associate Raymond Pai were interviewed on the development of the UBC Hong Kong Studies Initiative and the Cantonese Language Program.


HKSI Associate Raymond Pai on the first UBC Cantonese singing contest

UBC教授與學生籌辦歌唱比賽 推廣粵語文化

OMNI Television

[March 7, 2018]

HKSI Associate and Cantonese-language lecturer Raymond Pai was interviewed along with fellow organizer Nataley Li on the upcoming Cantonese singing contest at UBC.


With more speakers of Mandarin than Cantonese in Canada now, what future for the southern Chinese dialect there?

South China Morning Post

[September 10, 2017]

HKSI Associates Dr. Henry Yu and Raymond Pai on the state of Cantonese in Vancouver.


Coaching Cantonese in Canada─Raymond Pai bridges cultures and generations
豈止教外國人講廣東話──白杰搭出文化與世代的橋樑

Chinese University of Hong Kong

[December 30, 2016]

Raymond Pai was featured by the The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he is an alumnus of Biology, for his dedication and achievements in teaching Cantonese.


Cantonese still thriving in Metro Vancouver despite wave of Mandarin-speaking immigrants

Vancouver Sun

[February 2, 2016]

UBC’s King said the local Chinese-Canadian community has been supportive of the new language course, adding the role of Cantonese in the Lower Mainland is undeniable.


Vancouver university begins Cantonese courses amid fears the language is being lost to Putonghua

South China Morning Post

[September 17, 2015]

With Putonghua increasingly dominant in Chinese language classes worldwide, news that the University of British Columbia will introduce Cantonese courses has caused a stir.


Canadian university adds Cantonese course amid fears over its decline in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Free Press

[August 19, 2015]

At a time when many in Hong Kong are worrying about the decline of Cantonese in classrooms, the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada has announced plans to roll out a course in Cantonese for the first time this fall.


The Chinese in Canada: Long Live Cantopop

The Economist

[August 14, 2015]

The start of the Cantonese Program at the University of British Columbia.