Find out how this U of T Cinema Studies grad became a film critic for CBC Radio and an advocate for the representation of Indigenous people.
A. Ka Tat Tsang
Through his work with the China Project, professor A. Ka Tat Tsang has spread his valuable knowledge of social work throughout the world.
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