The Immigrant Experience: Canada

by Christien Chubak

Canada has for a long time stood as a bastion to immigrants, refugees and those seeking a new life; though their contributions to society were earnestly taken, the experience that many early Canadian immigrants had was quite tough. How have the traditions, cultures and knowledge of our immigrant populations been incorporated into Canadian society and how have we begun to acknowledge this?

Acknowledging Past Wrongs
Look into documents and artifacts from the Royal BC Museum and Archives to uncover how the Chinese Canadian community was treated in BC’s past.
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