To commemorate Asian Heritage Month, we’d like to shine a light on the first Chinese couple to be wed in Comox, Mr. Wing Sun Mah and Miss Yim Sung Wong. According to this April 23, 1958 article from the Comox District Free Press, the groom’s family were also the first Chinese household in Comox.

The theme for Asian Heritage Month 2024 is “Preserving the Past, Embracing the Future: Amplifying Asian Canadian Legacy.” Click here for more info.