From the Royal BC Museum

Learn about how mills and migrants created community in British Columbia.

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Outside Links

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Explore Paldi further through these collections at the South Asian Canadian Digital Archive.

Historica Canada’s Heritage Minute video about Paldi

More about Paldi in Desi Today, a publication focused on BC’s South Asian community.

“Why the Town of Paldi Was a Major Centre for Punjabi Immigrants in Canada,” by Jacqueline Ronson.

“Short-lived Mill Town Near Duncan Becomes a Multicultural Oasis,” by Ben Mussett.

Explore recent images in this photo essay about Paldi.