Last night marked the official end of Spring Festival 2019. For the past two weeks, many Canadians have enjoyed spending time with family and friends, while remembering their ancestors. It has been heartwarming to see a noticeable increase in the number of Spring Festival celebrations across Canada since the spring of 2017. That is when the Government of Canada began proclaiming the first day of the Lunar Year as the beginning of the 15-day “Spring Festival, following unanimous passage of my Motion 38. It has been heartwarming to witness this spike since Canada’s strength comes from the richness of our cultures and the diversity of our people.