Ministries and Achievements

  1. Over the last 13 years, CRRS has published 51 issues of Cultural China Quarterly, serving as a platform for dialogue. In 1995, CRRS was granted non-profit charitable organization status by the governments of Canada.
  2. In 1997, CRRS achieved non-governmental organization (NGO) status. At the time CRRS was Canada’s only Chinese-run NGO.
  3. In 1997, CRRS promoted an anti-corruption culture, fundraised, and began a partnership with Shanghai Fudan University. In 1999, CRRS conducted an "East-West Anti-Corruption Research Study" in both Shanghai and Vancouver. To this day the achievements of Shanghai’s anti-corruption project are quite remarkable.
  4. In 1998, CRRS was recognized by the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) as the first overseas Chinese organization eligible for subsidization.
  5. From 1999 to 2001, CRRS partnered with China’s Institutes of Education, the Confucian Foundation and East China Normal University to hold conferences and to conduct research studies on moral education.
  6. In 1999, by invitation from China’s Embassy in Vancouver, CRRS communicated its position to China’s State Council News Office on issues pertaining to human right and freedom and Taiwan independence.
  7. In 2002, CRRS launched the "Teacher Certification" and the "Student Sponsorship" projects. Since 2002, CRRS has helped over 1000 Guangxi teachers complete their university training and obtain full certification and aided over 1420 students from six Guangxi counties and one Yunnan county to continue their education.
  8. In September 2002, CRRS, along with other media personnel, was invited to Tibet to observe and to participate in cross-cultural exchange.
  9. In 2003-2004, the Chinese government appointed Dr. Thomas In-Sing Leung as a Director of China’s Association of Tibetan Culture Protection and Development, as an Advisory Member of Kyrios Culture Association and a Director of International Society of Confucian Studies.
  10. In 2003, Dr. Thomas In-Sing Leung was appointed to serve as a member of Trinity Western University’s International Leadership Council.
  11. In 2004, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) invited CRRS to attend NGO Informal Regional Network Forum.
  12. Since 2004, Cultural China Quarterly, having met the high scholarly standards of China’s Education Department, has been listed in the Chinese Social Science Citation Index (CSSCI). To date only 16 overseas publications have received such recognition.
  13. In 2004, the CRRS Worldwide Foundation and the CRRS Production Association were established, adding two key pillars to CRRS’ organization.
  14. Since 2005, CRRS has been listed by the Hong Kong Government in their Archive for Informational and Legal Organizations.
  15. In the past 13 years, CRRS has maintained offices in USA, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore and representatives in Malaysia and Taiwan. With more than 6000 members and tens of thousands of supporters worldwide, CRRS has unified overseas Chinese worldwide interested in the regeneration of Chinese culture. By way of regular radio broadcast and current events program, Dr. Leung reaches more than 1,000,000 people in four major North American metropolitan centres.