East Van Chan Joins Hunt for Neon Rooster with Link’s to her Great-Grandfather, Quai Chan

Kim Chan Logan, March 13, 2017

Kim Chan Logan, the BC Liberal Candidate for Vancouver-Kensington, joins search to preserve Chinatown heritage with link to her family. When BC Liberal candidate Kim Chan Logan picked up the Vancouver Sun on February 1, there on the front page staring back at her was a mural of her great-grandfather.
The Vancouver Sun story featured Sai Woo Restaurant owner Salli Pateman, who has launched a public search to locate a large neon rooster sign that hung outside the restaurant’s namesake in the 1950s, as a way to reflect the neighbourhood’s history. The restaurant is located in the Chin Wing Chun Society building and Chan Logan’s great-grandfather, Quai Chan, was one of the original founders of the society and its first treasurer in 1918. As a result, Pateman commissioned a mural of Chan Logan’s great-grandfather to honour the history and culture of the society and neighbourhood. Read more…