The Komagata Maru incident – Past racism, future challenges

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https://www.rcinet.ca/patrimoine-asiatique-en/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2014/05/Naveen-Girn-2014-05-27.mp3 On Friday morning (May 23) Naveen Girn started his day at Vancouver harbour, and tried to imagine what it was like for 376 passengers 100 years earlier on May 23, 1914 who arrived at the harbour, and then were … Continued

Western province apologizes to Chinese community

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People of Chinese heritage in the western province of British Columbia got an apology from the provincial government for historical policies that once targeted them. The apology introduced in parliament Thursday, May 15 recognized 160 historical racist and discriminatory policies such as … Continued

Junior business group takes students to China

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Canadian students interested in business careers involving China will soon visit that country on a trip organized by the China-Canada Junior Chamber of Commerce. So far fifteen students from McGill University, Concordia University and the University of Montreal have signed up for the two-week … Continued

Art project lets people be part of Bollywood movie poster

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https://www.rcinet.ca/patrimoine-asiatique-en/wp-content/uploads/sites/26/2014/05/Tazeen-Qayyum-2013-08-23.mp3 On Saturday (August 24) artists Tazeen Qayyum and Faisal Anwar will give people a chance to have their photos taken and superimposed onto Bollywood movie posters. Their project ByOb (Bring Your Own Bollywood) was commissioned by the Blackwood Gallery … Continued