Encouraged by the great success of the CareerReady Program in summer 2021, our premium partner, HaccTech, continues hosting the very program at the very beginning of the new year 2022.
There are 2 training series opened on Jan 10, 2022: 1. CareerReady Program: including Interview training & practice; resume building; hands-on Practical learning in the manner of a small group or 1-on-1 coaching. 2. Data Science with Python (DSP2201): including the hot topics of Data Analytics and Machine Learning.
As the famous saying states: Great Minds Think Alike – Tax, the Tax Return season of the tax year 2020 has started on March 1st with the deadline set on April 30th, 2021.
Western Canada Hunan Association has invited two industry professionals:
James Luo, CA, CPA (US) Xia Yong, Senior Finance Advisor
to lecture the Does and Don’ts for you. Please refer to the poster below for details.
You could join the mini Bootcamp by – * connecting to the Zoom Meeting (ID: 826 8841 2339, PWD: 2021), or * browsing the website of hunan.ca or * visiting the WeChat group of “加西湖南同乡会” upon the start of the lecture.
[BREAKING NEWS] Calgary, AB, Canada – 31 January 2021
“RRSP/TFSA Investing for Retirement” lecture, one of the Public Welfare Lecture Series hosted by Western Canada Hunan Association, has been broadcast to the Hunan Fellows and friends at 7:00-8:35PM Jan. 31, 2021.
The online lecture has recorded 103 participants, including 6 Council Members of Hunan Association, through the zoom meeeting and started off with a professional Webinar of 50 minutes and ended with a fruitful Q&A session of 45 minutes. The lecture has delivered the main concepts with complex but easy-to-understand case studies. Here are the main points:
Features of RRSP and TFSA.
Is RRSP a trap of investment?
When shall TFSA account be taxed?
How to choose RRSP or TFSA or both for investment?
How much pension could I get when retiring?
Among quite a few investment means, which is most tax-saving?
Differences between Segregated Fund and Mutual Fund.
The very classes of PFM 202011 started on November 29, 2020, triggered the interests of eight young minds to explore the programming fun of Python.
The below is the Ads on November 23, 2020:
With giving back to the community, our Python Fundamentals class (“PFM”) is back in town now! This 5 Sessions training (2 hours each) will couple lectures with abundant hands-on, laying the cornerstones for AI programming.
The PFM class will start off with an intro of Python, installation, Data Types, Operators, then followed by Objects, Methods, Shapes, Controls and Flows, Selections, Loops, then GUI/OOP, Classes, Plotting, Data Structures (Lists, Sets, Tuples, and Matrix), eventually end up with a Capstone project.
Dear Fellow Hunanians, In line with the resolution determined in the recent review by the 6th Council of Western Canada Hunan Association, we are pleased to announce the “Why Hunan Talkshow @ Lunar Yearend” be held on February 11, 2021.
Topic: Why Hunan Talkshow @ Yearend When: 6:00-11:00 PM, 11 February 2021 (The Last Day of Lunar Year 2020) Where: Zoom Meeting Room, the link will be announced prior to the start of the event How: Grouped by family, every participant pre-shoots a video of 3-5 minutes for playback, or conducts freestyle talkshow of 3-5 minutes Details: The purpose of this “Why Hunan Talkshow @ Lunar Yearend” event is designed for any Hunanian to talk about why you are proud being a Hunanian, or any Hunanian-ever-been to memorize the interesing findings when he/she worked/studied in Hunan, China, or even to talk about anything related to saying good-bye to year 2020 and welcoming the new year.
Ads: WeChat Group of Western Canada Hunan Association; Official website of Western Canada Hunan Association: www.hunan.ca
HUNAN = Hope, Unity, respect for Nature and people, Acceptance and Novelty
The 6th Council of Western Canada Hunan Association December 25, 2020
The young ARTISTS have demostrated prominent capacities by their outstanding art works ranging from watercolor painting, pencil drawing, to high-tone singing and sportsmanship, which astonished the awarding panel.
After a heated discussion, coupled with a careful panel review and juddment by hunan.ca and hubei.ca committes, the final awards have been determined as below:
4 Golden Metals, 4 Silver Metals, and 3 Bronze Metals.
Congrates to all candidates and Merry Christmas!
The Awards shall reach the boys and girls very soon, we bet, Santa must have done a great job to deliver such.
A Hunanian Family in Calgary has been experiencing critical situation with the mom diagnosed with cancer. Then a group of Committee members of Western Canada Hunan Association paid a few visits to the family during November 2019 through January 2020, showcased the love and cares from all Hunanians and friends.
Shouldered by Mr. Xin-Jian Luo and Ms. Fang Mei, a few donation sessions have been carried out, in order to help the very family. The below is the list who has donated the LOVE to the family.
GREATLY APPRECIATED FOR THE GENEROSITIES OF HUNAN COUNTRY-FELLOWS AND THE FRIENDS OF ALL WALKS!
P.S.: There are a few donors requested to be anonymous.
We just held the most inviting Summer BBQ at FreshPal Farm (“优鲜美地农场” in Mandarin) in Didsbury, AB on August 3rd, 2019.
There were more than 200 townspersons and friends joining us to celebrate the fabulous Summer.
All-lamb BBQ & Potluck Dishes, Can’t help mouth-watering, huh?
Exploring the Farm is kinda of FUN, isn’t it?
Tug-of-War never stops.
A…n…d, Even the Beijing Opera Showtime!!
The last, but the most important part – the VOLUNTEERS! Salute to them. PS. There were quite a few ladies organizing the events, setting the tables, preparing dishes and fruits, welcoming the members, and etc. But they were not able to strike the poses nor did we collect their photos. Salute to the volunteering ladies!
Dr. Chun Yu Ma is one of 27 authors, successful scholars and professionals who currently live in North America, but all graduated from Hunan Normal University in the early 1980s. They shared their stories and long journeys to the U.S. and Canada, how they had stood up on their fathers’ shoulders and gone though the difficult times, some with help from their less fortunate and under educated siblings, to have become who they are today. This book is a collection of 27 inspirational, history oriented stories that reflected the history and culture of Hunan and China in the past 3 decades.
Interested in learning Data Science or working on an innovative project with smart minds? Join us at Central Library for a free Python programming class along with a group of Graduate students from University of Calgary.
Time: 1pm-3pm, Sunday Dec 2, 2018
Location: Room 0-13, Calgary Public Central Library
Instructors: Tom Luo, Marcus Zou
Prerequisites: Bring a laptop with Anaconda installed.
If you have any books you don’t need anymore, please donate to our own library
Hackathon on Nov 17th and 18th 2018 organized by CompScience Life and HACC Tech Club
in collaboration with the Hunter Hub at the University of Calgary that promotes programs to encourage entrepreneurial thinking and innovation.
We believe in giving back to our community and donated $1,000 Canadian Dollars for our community members and children to buy their favorite books Online or from local bookstores. All books are tracked online and will be circulating within our community.