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Organizations

Classification of Local Chinese organizations

A. Extant organizations:
Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Umbrella organization)
Chinese Public School (Institutional host of CCBA)
[The following 29 associations are affiliated with CCBA]

a. Community organizations
1. Chinese Canadian Friendship Association
2. Chinese Canadian Veteran Association
3. Victoria Chinese Care Society
4. Victoria Chinese Commerce Association
b. Cultural organizations
5. Chinese Cultural Center
6. Gum Sing Chinese Music Club
c. Dialect associations
7. Sam Yap Society
8. Yen Wo Society
d. Fraternal organizations
9. Chinese Freemasons
10. Dart Coon Club
e. Lineage associations
11. Lee’s Association
12. Lung Kung Association
13. Wong’s Benevolent Association
f. Native-place organizations
14. Hong Kong Chinese Overseas Association
15. Hook Sin Tong Charity Association
16. Hoy Sun Association
17. Kong Chow Association
18. Shon Yee Association
19. Yue Shan Society
20. Yun Ping Association
21. Victoria Hoy Ping Association
g. Political organizations
22. Chinese National League
h. Recreational organizations
23. Han Yuen Club
24. Sheung Wong Kun Fu Club
25. Victoria Chinatown Lions Club
26. Victoria Chinese Junior Lion Dances
i. Religious organizations
27. Chinese Pentecostal Church
j. Women’s organizations
28. Victoria Chinese Women Club
29. Victoria Chinatown Lioness Club

k. Extant organizations unaffiliated with CCBA
30. Chinese Presbyterian Church

B. Historical organizations

a. Community organizations
1. Chinese Canadian Club
b. Cultural organizations
2. Chinese Canadian Cultural Association [=Chinese Canadian Friendship Asso.]
c. Lineage associations
3. Chow Oi Lin Kung Shaw
4. Gee Trck Tong Benevolent Association
5. Lee Lung Sai Tong [=Lee’s Association]
6. Lum Sai Ho Tong
7. Wong Kong Ha Tong [=Wong’s Benevolent Association]
8. Yee Fung Toy Tong
d. Political organizations
9. Chinese Empire Reform Association
10. Sworn Oath Society
11. Revolutionary Alliance, Victoria chapter [=Chinese National League]
12. Editorial office of New Republic
c. Religious organizations
13. Chinese Methodist Church
14. Chinese Rescue Home
15. Chinese United Church
d. Women’s organizations
16. Chinese Empire Ladies Reform Association
17. Chinese Ladies Auxiliaries, WMS
18. Chinese Women’s Committee, War of Resistance