Author and Past National Chairman and Governor of the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association
7:30 pm, Thursday April 23, 2015 –
St. Anthony’s Banquet Hall,
523 St. Anthony St Ottawa
(at Preston north of Queensway)
About the Presentation
Hong Kong-born and observer Mr. Frank Ling will offer his views on the unique characteristics that are the foundations of today’s Hong Kong society: its modern history, culture and relations between the people of Hong Kong and China.
About Mr. Frank Ling
Frank Ling is Chair Emeritus of the Canadian Museum of Nature and recently published a biography, Pray Standing: a global life inspired by family and a fortune teller, which helps to set the tone of how social values for the young and old generations have changed over time in Hong Kong. Mr. Ling is notably a recipient of the Order of Canada, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Diamond and Golden Jubilee Medals, and the Canada 125th Anniversary Medal.
As well, some of his past and current community services include being Member of the Board of Governors of Carleton University, National Chairman and Governor of the Hong Kong-Canada Business Association, Chairman of the Hong Kong Festival ‘92 Ottawa Organizing Committee, Founding Chairman of the National Capital Dragon Boat Race Festival, National Vice President of the Chinese-Canadian National Council, Member of the Ontario Advisory Council on Multiculturalism and Citizenship, Member of the Advisory Council of the Ottawa Economic Development Corporation, and Chairman of the Ottawa Police Services Board.
Following his graduation as an architect at the Architectural Association School of Architecture and the Royal Academy of Arts in England in the early 1960’s, he travelled extensively to acquire international business experience. He received his Master of City Planning in Urban Design degree at Harvard University in 1972.