NOIC students invited by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to join the 2021 Lunar New Year Virtual Celebration

On the eve of Lunar New Year, students at NOIC joined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Federal Ministers and Members of Parliament for a virtual celebration to welcome the Year of the Ox.

Prime Minster Justin Trudeau wished good health, happiness, and good fortune to everyone celebrating the Lunar New Year by performing a special lion eye-dotting ceremony.
Prime Minster Justin Trudeau extended thanks to important contributions made by the Chinese communities across Canada and the world in fighting against Covid-19. He greatly appreciated the unity and strengths shown by the Chinese communities.
Member of Parliament for Don Valley North Han Dong and Member of Parliament for Scarborough North Shaun Chen (upper right) sent New Year blessings in Chinese and English
Students at NOIC happily enjoyed traditional performances in Chinese culture.
Students at NOIC joined Minster of National Defense Harjit Sajjan, Minster of Digital Government Joyce Murray and Member of Parliament Jean Yip for making and tasting dumpling.

Throwback on 2018 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Chinese Lunar New Year Reception

On the Lunar New Year’s Eve in 2018, hundreds of NOIC student volunteers were invited to participate in the Lunar New Year reception invited by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Students at NOIC volunteered in the preparations for the Lunar New Year’s reception, greeting guests, maintaining order on site, getting a rare opportunity to communicate face-to-face with the Canadian Prime Minister, Federal Ministers and Members of Parliament!

NOIC student volunteers greeting guests at the Lunar New Year reception
CEO & President of NOIC Academy Roy Huang and Member of Parliament for Scarborough North Shaun Chen
CEO & President of NOIC Academy Roy Huang and Mayor of the city of Markham
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Lunar New Year Reception
NOIC student volunteers
Member of Parliament Rob Oliphant with NOIC student volunteers
Member of Parliament Rob Oliphant with NOIC student volunteers
NOIC president, students, teachers and staff at the Lunar New Year Reception

Happy New Year of the Ox: NOIC students sending out New Year wishes by filming festive videos!

Students at NOIC sent their Chinese New Year wishes to their family and friends by making creative videos and shared how they celebrated the Year of the Ox.

Making Chinese crispy meat by Scarlett

Scarlett shares how she made Chinese traditional food – crispy meat- a delicious dish for the New Year’s Eve dinner.

The Year of the Ox steamed buns by Lina

These soft and fluffy steamed buns shaped like an ox are hand made by our student Lina! It’s perfect for the New Year celebration!

Chinese New Year Elements by Jarod

Jarod shares ways of putting up Lunar New Year decorations, setting off firecrackers and dressing up his lovely pets in Chinese style! At the end of the video, Jarod wishes everyone a bright and cheerful new year!

Experience Chinese New Year in Xi’an by Phil

The lantern exhibition in City Wall is definitely a highlight that should not be missed during Chinese Spring Festival! Phil wishes everyone peace and joy, happiness and health, academic success, and a smooth career!

Special night view in Beijing by Jennifer

When it’s getting dark, Jennifer takes us out to enjoy some special night view in Beijing during Chinese New Year. Jennifer wishes everyone Happy Chinese New Year!

Heartfelt and best wishes by Leo May the joy and happiness surround you today and always. Wish you good health and much success in 2021! Have a safe and fun Chinese New Year!


The week before winter break, students, teachers and mentors at NOIC had brought Christmas online. A multitude of online festive activities had added colours and excitement to this year’s holiday season.

Students co-created digital Christmas drawings
Student created a 2020 digital Christmas card
Putting on Christmas colours! Lego Santa Claus!
A little decoration at home to make it festive
Christmas Story Telling
Christmas poem written by math teacher

Apart from having a good time of online classroom fun, students from the Art Club had also made 200 Christmas cards for 192 senior residents at Mon Sheong Care Center bringing warmth to the community.

NOIC Sponsored RCOSSE Virtual Seminar on “Enhancing Student Engagement”

On Dec. 15th, 2020, teachers at NOIC were invited to attend the virtual seminar on “Enhancing Student Engagement” held by RCOSSE (Research Center for Online Secondary School Education) with NOIC as the event sponsor. The seminar had brought together educators, educational leaders and teachers in the field of online education from China, Canada, Argentina and around the world. It also provided exceptional opportunities and values for exchanging and sharing of recent innovations and best practices in improving student engagement in online learning and teaching.

CEO of NOIC Academy Roy Huang expressed that NOIC will continue to support RCOSSE to provide leadership in the evolution and advancement of online education for international schools.

NOIC Acknowledged for Ensuring Student Safety and Wellness by the Consulate General of the PRC in Toronto

NOIC Academy is very pleased to receive a Letter of Acknowledgement from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Toronto for our tremendous contributions to ensure students’ overall wellness and safety. It is a great honor for NOIC to receive this special recognition! It is also a commendation and recognition for NOIC’s work in providing a safe and healthy learning environment for international students. NOIC will continue to strive to provide students with the highest level of safety standards, comprehensive management regulations and high-quality services.