Credits

Home photos:
1. A performer at the 2011 Vancouver Chinatown New Years Parade (courtesy "The Vancouver Sun")
2. A Filipino folk festival performer (courtesy Folklorico Filipino)
3. The Ancient in the Chinatown New Year's Parade, 2011 (courtesy "The Vancouver Sun")
4. The daughter of Vietnamese refugees, Carol Huynh, won the hearts of Canadians when she captured the first medal of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, a gold in wrestling (courtesy Canadian Press Images)
5. Sikh Canadians celebrating the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver (Sergei Bakhlakov/Dreamstime.com)