Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

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Victory over Two Enemies: War and Discrimination

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated May 8, 2005. Victor E. Wong's grandmother was born in the Cariboo. Wong fought in WWII for Canada and fought for the rights of ethnic Chinese people in Canada.

When Victoria Had a Chinese Flying School

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated January 13, 2002. In 1922, Chan Dun and Lee Kwong Yee, two local members of Victoria's Chinese business community, organized the Victoria Chinese Aviation School. The main objective of the school w...

William Head a Transit Point for Chinese War Labourers

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Newspaper clipping from Times Colonist dated June 25, 2009. During WWI, Canada and Britain used William Head Quarantine Station as a juncture point to transport and train Chinese labour corps en route to the battlefields in Europe.

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