Treatment of Chinese Canadians

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Canadian Steel, Chinese Grit (Excerpt) - Chinese Labour in Constructing the Canadian Pacific Railway Central Pacific Railroad, Canadian Pacific Railway, Study History, Family History, Canadian Social Studies, Social Studies Resources, Canadian History, Canada Day, Socialism

Canadian Steel, Chinese Grit (Excerpt) - Chinese Labour in Constructing the Canadian Pacific Railway

A 1998 documentary by Gemini Award winning filmmaker Karin Lee about the construction of the western leg of the Canadian Pacific Railway and what Chinese Rai...

From 1885 to 1923 Chinese immigration to Canada was discouraged by a head tax, and then by the Canadian Chinese Exclusion Act. Canadian Social Studies, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Tips, Native Canadian, Canadian History, Study History, World History, What Is Canada, Immigration Canada

What was Canada's Chinese Exclusion Act and Head Tax?

From 1885 to 1923 Chinese immigration to Canada was discouraged by a head tax, and then by the Canadian Chinese Exclusion Act.

The "Memorial to Commemorate the Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada" was created by Eldon Garnet and Franicis Le Bouthillier. It is located at the intersecti. Canadian Pacific Railway, Social Studies, Geography, Trains, Chinese, Lost, Canada, Songs

Chinese railroad workers in Canada :1880-1885

The "Memorial to Commemorate the Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada" was created by Eldon Garnet and Franicis Le Bouthillier. It is located at the intersecti...

Canadian society became more hostile towards immigrants to the point where the government passed the Chinese Immigration Act of 1923 that banned most immigration from Asia. Racism was a major issue during this time. Roaring Twenties, The Twenties, Heritage Train, Canadian People, Global Citizenship, Fur Trade, Canadian History, Interesting History, Social Studies

In 1885, federal legislation was passed to restrict the immigration of Chinese into Canada. A fifty-dollar Head Tax was imposed on every Chinese immigrant entering Canada. In January 1901 the tax was increased to $100 per head and raised again in January 1904 to $500.

This is a Canadian head tax certificate. The Canadian government put a head tax on Chinese immigrants up until 1922 and then banned Chinese people in This ban of Chinese immigrants was in effect up until Canadian Social Studies, Kings & Queens, Immigration Canada, Horrible Histories, Canadian History, Study History, Haunted History, Historical Images, Bad Timing

This is a Canadian head tax certificate. The Canadian government put a head tax on Chinese immigrants up until 1922 and then banned Chinese people in 1923. This ban of Chinese immigrants was in effect up until 1947.

A compilation of statutes of the Dominion of Canada relating in whole or in part to the assignment of duties to officers of customs.e, Chinese Head Tax rules. Tax Rules, Immigration Canada, Canada 150, House Of Commons, Canadian History, Teaching Strategies, Social Studies, Chinese, Education

A compilation of statutes of the Dominion of Ca...

A compilation of statutes of the Dominion of Canada relating in whole or in part to the assignment of duties to officers of customs : Ottawa : Govt. Print. Bureau, 1893. : Canada. Dept. of Trade and Commerce.

Source: Newspaper, c. 1923. The Chinese immigration act was an amendment to the Chinese head tax of 1885. The new act made it so no Chinese person could enter Canada unless they were a: merchant, student, diplomat, or granted special circumstance by the government. All Chinese already living in Canada had to register with the government or risk being deported. In 1947 the act was repealed. Chinese were also given the right to vote. Right To Vote, Newspaper, 1920s, Chinese, Canada, Student, History, College Students, Historia

Source: Newspaper, c. 1923. The Chinese immigration act was an amendment to the Chinese head tax of 1885. The new act made it so no Chinese person could enter Canada unless they were a: merchant, student, diplomat, or granted special circumstance by the government. All Chinese already living in Canada had to register with the government or risk being deported. In 1947 the act was repealed. Chinese were also given the right to vote.

1907 Anti-Asian Riots: The site of Vancouver's original City Hall. On Sept 7, 1907, thousands of members of the Trades and Labour Council gathered here to listen to racist speeches before marching into Chinatown and vandalizing it, causing thousands of dollars of damage. Vancouver, Times Square, Community, The Originals, City, Chinese, Travel, Asian, Viajes

Carnegie Community Centre

See 21 photos and 1 tip from 121 visitors to Carnegie Community Centre. "The food is cheap and good here. $2.25 for lunch, $3 for dinner and coffee..."

 Chinese railroad construction workers laying the Canadian Pacific Railway track in 1924 near Glenogle, British Columbia, Vancouver Public Library Canadian History, American History, Old Train Pictures, Violation Of Human Rights, Immigration Canada, Canadian Pacific Railway, Chinese American, Teaching History, The Old Days

The Epoch Times - Truth & Tradition. Fact Based. Unbiased. Accurate News

Reporting important news other media ignore. Clear, fact-based journalism without spin or hidden agendas: US, politics, China, world, opinion, business, science, art…