Todd Wong is being honoured today for his devotion to community service, building bridges and cross-cultural understanding. A fifth generation Canadian, Todd is an avid promoter of Asian Canadian arts and literature and was one of the founders and leaders of the successful campaign to save the Joy Kogawa House. Todd created the annual celebration known as Gung Haggis Fat Choy which honours Chinese New Year and Robbie Burns Day. Todd has also contributed to the dragon boat community as a race organizer and coach and he has spoken at Terry Fox Runs since 1993. Wong exemplifies the impact one individual can have to inspire others to be creative, build bridges and span cultures.
BC Achievement is an independent foundation established in 2003 that honours excellence and inspires achievement in British Columbia.