Spring Fes­ti­val now of­fi­cial in Canada

China Daily (Canada) - - FRONT PAGE - By NA LI in Toronto re­nali@chi­nadai­lyusa.com

Start­ing in spring 2017, the Cana­dian gov­ern­ment will pro­claim the first day of the Lu­nar Year as the be­gin­ning of the 15-day “Spring Fes­ti­val”.

Par­lia­ment’s deputy speaker made it of­fi­cial on the evening of June 1, when the pop­u­lar motion passed to loud ap­plause from all par­ties.

Don Val­ley North M.P. Geng Tan said he will never forget the ex­act mo­ment.

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