Elaine Chau

Producer, Front Burner

Elaine Chau was born in Hong Kong, and grew up in Montreal and Vancouver. She is the 2008 recipient of the CBC Radio Peter Gzowski internship, multiple RTDNA winner, and Gold Radio Winner in the Health/Medicine category at the 2011 New York Festivals for her series "AIDS: Then and Now".

Latest from Elaine Chau

Seniors in Vancouver's Chinatown manage fear, insecurity as anti-Asian racism persists

Two senior women were assaulted this spring as they went about their errands in Vancouver's Chinatown and Downtown Eastside. The attacks left them with far more than bruises.

Spelling Bee students prepare for regional competition

B.C. students are preparing for stiff competition at today's regional Spelling Bee of Canada Championships.

Chinese-Canadian community honours Vancouver's Modernize Tailors, pioneer family

Modernize Tailors, run by the Wong family, first opened in 1913 and has suited up everyone from local residents to celebrities such as Sean Connery.

Sex assault warnings need to be more inclusive, detective says

Lorimer Shenher says there's a double standard when it comes to sexual assault warnings. Why are victims told to change their behaviour, while offenders are rarely mentioned?

Richmond racquetball players fight court closure at South Arm Community Centre

The City of Richmond is looking at closing one of two racquetball courts at the South Arm Community Centre, but a group of racquetball players are teaming up to save their home court.

Galiano Island's Pilgrimme restaurant hosts pop-up dinner in Vancouver

Forget farm fresh: this restaurant's ingredients often come straight from the beach or the forest floor of Galiano Island.

Valentine's Day advice for the single person

"You don’t fall in love with anyone anymore, you don’t have that physical action because it’s all mediated by OkCupid, Tinder, or whatever."

Lunar New Year: 5 dishes you'll want to eat

Lunar New Year is like Christmas at CBC Radio producer Elaine Chau’s home. There are no presents, but there is plenty of bickering, and you can always expect a feast. Here are five favourite dishes from her family.

Tensions linger for Hong Kong immigrants 2 decades after mass immigration

Thousands moved from Hong Kong to Metro Vancouver in the 1990s but some tensions over integrating new immigrants continue.

Hello Kitty Supercute Friendship Festival launches in Vancouver

Fans can meet the famous feline at Hello Kitty's Supercute Friendship Festival in Vancouver.