Traditional tribute

The Chinese cemetery at Harling Point in Oak Bay sees many people practice ancient traditions

Violet Wong straightens the joss incense and candles at the grave of her children’s paternal great-grandfather

Violet Wong straightens the joss incense and candles at the grave of her children’s paternal great-grandfather

Violet Wong and her family keep Chinese traditions alive of placing an offering of flowers, food, drink, paper money, incense and candles at their relatives’ gravesite to ward off bad spirits.