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The Honourable Philip Lee, LL.D

Congratulations to Philip Lee of Class 1960 on his receiving an Honourary Degree at the University of Manitoba Convocation on Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 3:00 p.m.

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 Citation:

"Manitoba’s first Chinese-Canadian lieutenant-governor, the Honourable Philip Lee has played a prominent role in supporting and nurturing Winnipeg’s Chinese community for more than 35 years. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has praised Mr. Lee for his tireless work on causes important to the Chinese-Canadian community and today he is recognized for his service to this community, the City of Winnipeg, and Manitoba.

 

Born in Hong Kong in 1944, Mr. Lee came to Canada in 1962 to further his education at the University of Manitoba.  During his student years, he was elected Chairman of the University College Students Association.

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Class of 1960 - 50th Anniversary Reunion

2010 Class 1960 50th Anniversary ReunionIt's not something you see everyday but our Class of 1960 did it. They had their 50th Anniversary Reunion in November 2010 in Hong Kong. See the pictures taken in the campus and at a banquet. The two-part video (Part I, Part II) contains a lot of footage of our school, which will certain recall a lot of memories of your days in Wah Yan.

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60's in Toronto New Year Dinner

     

Class of 1960 in Toronto met regularly all these years.  They met early this year to celebrate the New Year.  The gathering was organized to welcome Dr. Tommy and Diana Tam when they came to Toronto to spend their Christmas and New Year holidays with their children.

Class 3D (57-58) Reunion

Class 3D (57-58) ReunionClick here to see the pictures taken during the Reunion of Class 3D ('57-58') in August 2010, plus Sonny Sie performing 'My Way' (as Frank Sinatra) on the cruise (video here).

Lunch with Philip Lee ('60)

2010 Lunch with Philip LeeTwenty members from WYKAAO/WYCHKOAA and guests attended a lunch with the Honourable Philip Lee (WYK60) at a Richmond Hill restaurant on October 4th. While enjoying a delicious dim-sum lunch, Philip looked back at his days in Wah Yan College, telling a few stories with his usual humorous notes. He also gave a glimpse of life in the first year as the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba. Pictures of the inauguration ceremony and the recent visit of the Queen were shared among the two tables of guests. Please click here to see the photos taken in the lunch event.

News from Manitoba

"I have had a few moments of excitement last week hosting the tour of Her Majesty in Manitoba. Attached please find a few photo shots when I received E II R at our new airport which was still under construction until September this year. My house was surrounded by securities during her stay at my residence. I did not comment on the English Soccer team in the World Cup when having a conversation with her. I was pleasantly surprised that when she made her speech which was 50% French; her French was very impressively accurate.  She must have the genes of her great great great grandfather, Richard, the Lion Heart who was purportedly known to speak primarily French and very little English.

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3D in 1957-58 in Toronto

3D with Fr Mallin
The Form 3D in 1957-58 residing in Toronto met regularly all these years. Earlier this month, they invited Mr Ho to one of their regular dinner gatherings. They talkied about going on a cruise in August this year and if time permits they may go to attend IC2010 in LA.

Class '60 Reunion - 50th Anniversary

Members from Class' 60 are planning a 50th-anniversary reunion in Hong Kong in November 2010. Please visit the following site http://sites.google.com/site/wyk1960/ for more information or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further enquiry.

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